Things To Do

Visitors are welcome to tour Women’s Rights National Historical Park’s visitor center, historic homes (open seasonally), and the Wesleyan Chapel. Check the Calendar for daily Ranger programs and for information about special events. Learn about the history of the women’s rights movement through exhibits and walk with the organizers of the first Woman's Rights Convention at the First Wave Statue. Attend a Ranger program, earn your Junior Ranger badge, and view the park film, "Dreams of Equality."


Visitor Center

136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY
(315) 568-0024

March 2020
Open Daily, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Open 7 days a week, closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day)

Film: "Dreams of Equality" plays on the hour (Guntzel Theater, 30 minutes long)
Learn about the early woman's rights movement through a dramatic reenactment of the first woman's rights convention held here in Seneca Falls on July 19th and 20th of 1848.

Orientation Program (Statues and Chapel, 45 minutes long)
Daily 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM
Meet the organizers of the 1848 Seneca Falls Women's Rights Convention and learn more about the First Women's Rights Convention.


Elizabeth Cady Stanton Program (32 Washington Street, Seneca Falls, 45 minutes long)
Daily 11:30 AM and 3:30 PM
Join a ranger for a presentation on Elizabeth Cady Stanton.


Wesleyan Chapel

136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY

February 2020
Open Wednesday-Sunday , from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day)

March 2020
Open Daily, from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Open 7 days a week, Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day)

The Wesleyan Chapel is the location of the First Women’s Rights Convention held on July 19 and 20, 1848, in which approximately 300 people gathered to attend. It is considered by many historians to the formal beginning of the Women’s Rights Movement in the United States. Learn more about the Wesleyan Chapel.


The Waterwall at Declaration Park

136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY
Open Daily, Dawn to Dusk

A 100 foot long bluestone water feature located in Declaration Park (located between the Visitor Center and Wesleyan Chapel) is inscribed with the words of the Declaration of Sentiments. The Waterwall and Declaration Park provides visitors with a space to gather and reflect on these powerful words. Learn more about the Waterwall at Declaration Park.


Elizabeth Cady Stanton House

32 Washington Street, Seneca Falls, NY

February 2020
CLOSED

March 2020
Open Daily for tours only, Tours: 11:30 AM and 3:30 PM (Open 7 days a week for tours only)

The home of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the main organizer of the Seneca Falls’ Woman’s Right Convention and primary author of the Declaration of Sentiments. Stanton called her home the “Center of the Rebellion” during her family’s 15 years in Seneca Falls. Today, you can visit the interior of house with ranger-led tours. Learn more about Elizabeth Cady Stanton House.


M'Clintock House

14 Williams Street, Waterloo, NY

February 1, 2020 - March 31, 2020
CLOSED

On July 16, 1848 the First Women's Rights Convention was planned and the Declaration of Sentiments was drafted at the home of Thomas and Mary Ann M&#’;Clintockitors are welcome to tour Women’s Rights National Historical Park’s visitor center, historic homes (open seasonally), and the Wesleyan Chapel. Check the Calendar for daily Ranger programs and for information about special events. Learn about the history of the women’s rights movement through exhibits and walk with the organizers of the first Woman's Rights Convention at the First Wave Statue. Attend a Ranger program, earn your Junior Ranger badge, and view the park film, "Dreams of Equality."


Junior Ranger Program

Geared children/students ages 5 to 12 years old, this downloadable booklet consists of activities that teach about civil rights and human rights. Printed copies are available in the Visitor Center. We also offer a Junior Ranger Detective Kit program (ages 7 and up) and a Little Puss Adventure Kit program (ages 4-7). Please ask for information regarding the kits at the Visitor Center towards .


Group Tours

Groups of 8 visitors or more, please visit our Group Tours and Field Trips page.


Last updated: March 8, 2020

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Mailing Address:

136 Fall Street
Seneca Falls, NY 13148

Phone:

(315) 568-0024

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