• First Wave Statue Exhibit

    Women's Rights

    National Historical Park New York

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  • Days of Operation

    Beginning on December 30, 2013 the park will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. The park will be open Wednesday-Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm

Directions

visitor center
Start your visit at the park visitor center, 136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls.
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Visitor Center
136 Fall Street
Seneca Falls, NY 13148
315.568.0024

Elizabeth Cady Stanton House
32 Washington Street
Seneca Falls, NY 13148

M'Clintock House
14 East William Street
Waterloo, NY 13165

Go to Park Maps

From the New York State Thruway (I-90)

  • take exit 41 (Route 414).
  • Turn right onto Route 414 South after exiting the tollbooth.
  • Follow Route 414 South for approximately four miles.
  • At the intersections of Route 414 and Routes 5 & 20 (the same road at this point), turn left onto Route 5 & 20 East and 414 South.
  • Follow for approximately one and a half miles into the Village of Seneca Falls.
  • The Visitor Center is on the left at 136 Fall Street (Routes 5, 20, 414) as you enter the downtown area. There is a tall white flag pole in front of the Visitor Center. The Wesleyan Chapel is next to the Visitor Center, with Declaration Park located between the two structures. The Visitor Center and Wesleyan Chapel are located on the North side of Fall Street (Routes 5, 20, 414) between Clinton and Mynderse Streets.

From the West

  • Travel East on Route 5 & 20 East and 414 South into the Village of Seneca Falls.
  • The Visitor Center is on the left at 136 Fall Street (Routes 5, 20, 414) as you enter the downtown area. There is a tall white flag pole in front of the Visitor Center. The Wesleyan Chapel is next to the Visitor Center, with Declaration Park located between the two structures. The Visitor Center and Wesleyan Chapel are located on the North side of Fall Street (Routes 5, 20, & 414) between Clinton and Mynderse Streets.

From the South

  • Travel North on Route 414 into the Village of Seneca Falls.
  • Go through the Bayard Street stop light and get into the left turn lane as you cross the bridge, follow the signs for 414 North.
  • At the first stoplight on the other side of the bridge, turn left onto Fall Street (Routes 5, 20, 414).
  • Go through one stop light (State Street), the Wesleyan Chapel and Visitor Center are on your right. There is a tall white flag pole in front of the Visitor Center. The Wesleyan Chapel is next to the Visitor Center, with Declaration Park located between the two structures. The Visitor Center and Wesleyan Chapel are located on the North side of Fall Street (Routes 5, 20, 414) between Clinton and Mynderse Streets.

From the East

  • Travel West on Routes 5 & 20 into the Village of Seneca Falls.
  • Follow 5 & 20 West and 414 North, turn right onto Fall Street.
  • Go through one stop light (State Street), the Wesleyan Chapel and Visitor Center are on your right. There is a tall white flag pole in front of the Visitor Center. The Wesleyan Chapel is next to the Visitor Center, with Declaration Park located between the two structures. The Visitor Center and Wesleyan Chapel are located on the North side of Fall Street (Routes 5, 20, 414) between Clinton and Mynderse Streets.

Parking
Visitor parking is provided in a lot behind the Visitor Center and is accessible from Clinton Street. The lot has one space reserved for Handicapped Parking. Additional parking limited to two hours is available along Fall, Clinton, and Mynderse Streets.

Did You Know?

Statues in the lobby of the visitor center

Did you know that many women's rights reformers were also abolitionists, and that the writers of the Declaration of Sentiments borrowed phrases and ideas from the antislavery movement? More...