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Special programs AVAILABLE

 

Programs for students grades pre-school to 12th grade are
designed to meet New York learning standards.

The Seneca Museum of Waterways and Industry has assembled a listing of school_programs

 

Reliving the Past – Young people learn principles of physics by using simple machines such as the pulley, inclined plane and gears

Children try out the pulleys

Children try out the pulleys

Children use inclined plane

Children use inclined plane


Hands on Learning – Children can learn how clothes were washed going through the actual process from pumping water, scrubbing on a wash board and using a ringer to hang them up to dry.

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Hands on Educational Opportunities

Hands on Educational Opportunities

Water Links to the World – A new visual five board display tells the story of Seneca Falls from the late 1700s until present. At one time “everyone and everything went through Seneca Falls,” since the Great Genesee Road and the first railroad from Albany to Buffalo passed through the village.

Students and visitors learn from four dioramas

Students and visitors learn from four dioramas

Children visualize history

Children visualize history

Dioramas and Maps – Students and visitors learn from four dioramas and large wall maps how the area changed over a 100 years ago.

A new visual five board display tells the story of Seneca Falls

A new visual five board display tells the story of Seneca Falls

Water Link to the World

A new visual five board display tells the story of Seneca Falls

The Erie Canal – The Cayuga-Seneca Canal was connected to the Erie Canal by 1828 and is presently part of the Erie Barge Canal system. A mural on one wall depicts how the Erie Canal was originally dug along with a life-sized packet boat.

In Character

Educational Presentation

Presentation given in charachter

Presentation given in character