Visit The Seward House Museum

General Info

  • A guided tour is the only way to see the Museum. 
  • Tour availability is subject to change. Sometimes we reach capacity due to large pre-scheduled groups.
  • Advance reservations are available. Visitors without pre-booked tickets will be admitted as capacity allows.
  • To book a tour in May, click here:
  • To book a tour in June, click here:
  • The Museum will be offering free tours on Juneteenth (June 19th). Reservations are strongly encouraged as capacity is limited. To book a tour on Juneteenth, click here:
  • The Museum is a Blue Star Museum, offering free admission to active-duty military and their families. This program runs from Armed Forces Day (May 18th) through Labor Day (September 2nd).
  • Upcoming changes - call 315.252.1283 for more information  



  • Museum hours are Tuesday-Saturday from 10am-5pm with tours running on the hour.
  • The Museum is also open on Sundays from 1pm-5pm June through September.
  • The Museum is closed January through February.



    • There is no on-site parking at the Museum. Primary parking for the Museum is available at the Lincoln Street Parking Garage and additional parking can be found on Grover Street and William Street.
    • Accessible entrances to the property include the gates at the Equal Rights Heritage Center and the 33 South Street sidewalk at the front of the house.



  • Museum members – Free Admission
  • Adults – $14.00
  • AAA/Senior Citizens (65+)/Military – $12.00
  • National Trust Members – $12.00
  • Cayuga County Residents - $10.00
  • Students with ID – $8.00
  • Children under 6 – Free Admission
  • Blue Star Families (Memorial Day-Labor Day) - Free Admission



Telephone: (315) 252-1283
Fax: (315) 253-3351

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