The Museum + Library are closed through November; Mabee Farm is open Wednesday-Saturday for tours.

The Schenectady County Historical Society brings to life the region’s dynamic history through interactive exhibits, talks, workshops, concerts, programs and community events for all audiences at our three sites.

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We own and operate three historic sites in Schenectady County – home to exhibitions, events, and programs.

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Library Closed

The Library will be closed to the public from October 10 - December 11 while we install a new archival storage system. We look forward to seeing you when we reopen on December 12!

Museum Closed

The Schenectady Historical Museum at 32 Washington Ave will be closed from October 31 - December 2 while we install a new painting storage system. We will reopen to the public on December 3 for the Festival of Trees!

Jan Mabee’s Twilight Tour

Mabee Farm as it’s meant to be explored; awash in changing colors, the wind gusting outside, and the flickering lights of the Mabee house keeping us cozy and warm.

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Festival of Trees

Celebrate the season as we fill our galleries with lighted fir trees! Decorated from classic to kooky Christmas styles, the Festival of Trees glows with the enchantment of the holidays.

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Did you know that Schenectady County Historical Society members receive free admission to our sites AND get free tickets to most walking tours?

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