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Seward House Museum

33 South St, Auburn, NY 13021-3929
+1 315-252-1283
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Seward House: A trip back in Time

Very interesting; Information given covers much more that just Seward. Covers interesting things... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ed l
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Auburn, New York
fascinating house and history

Seward is an interesting side note to the entire Civil War period and a prominent figure in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pumpkinj2017
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Short Hills, New Jersey
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We invite you to visit the Seward House Museum, the historic home of William Henry Seward; New York State Senator, two time New York State Governor, US Senator, and Secretary of State during the Lincoln and Johnson administrations. Our knowledgeable staff is on-hand to provide guided tours, helping you navigate the many fascinating aspects of this beautifully preserved home. Enjoy masterpieces of American art and special exhibitions in both the historic house and the museum’s gardens.
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Opens in 27 min
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Hours Today: 13:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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33 South St, Auburn, NY 13021-3929
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+1 315-252-1283
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting; Information given covers much more that just Seward. Covers interesting things like the death of Lincoln' and a lot of the Civil War

Thank ed l
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seward is an interesting side note to the entire Civil War period and a prominent figure in the Lincoln administration. His home is chock full of fascinating artifacts, books, decorations. Take a tour and be prepared to spend time. There are steep stairs so if...More

Thank pumpkinj2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Seward home is a really nice place to visit and learn about an important figure in American history. Well done guided tour. This area of New York is beautiful too.

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the house and the life of the Seward family. Many original artifacts in the home.

Thank johnnyv316
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots to see and learn in the Seward House - there is more here than can really be absorbed in one tour.

Thank GEPMYP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The house and the people who lived here and there story was well presented. There is a collection of items related to Seward and his family that is significant. The guide effectively conveyed his work and efforts on behalf of those who justice was due....More

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really liked this tour. I've visited a lot of historical houses over the years and thought this was one of the best, if not the best tours. The stuff in the house is authentic to the family, which is very unusual.

Thank _kas451psu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the best museum tours I've ever had. The guide was knowledgeable, enthusiastic & fun. Truly enjoyed our visit & learned a lot about William Seward & his family. Highly recommend.

Thank MJ W
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This museum house is chock full of furnishings and artifacts original to the Seward family and Secretary of State William Seward. It can only be viewed via guided tours. We were lucky to get in on the last tour on a weekday. Our docent was...More

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Our guide was Adrianne who was excellent. We were a group of six, knowledgeable and interested in Seward and the Civil War. There were questions she honestly could not answer. We appreciated her honesty. But the real stars of the show were the house, the...More

Thank Larry087_12
MsFanny, General Manager at Seward House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thanks so much for your feedback and your visit!

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