Things To Do

Women’s Rights National Historical Park is comprised of the visitor center, the historic homes (open seasonally), and the Wesleyan Chapel. The grounds of the historic buildings are open every day. The visitor facilities are open on a limited basis and the interiors of the historic structures are still curently closed under COVID-19 protocols. Full details are below.

Ranger Programs

Outdoor ranger talks are given every day. Please view the Calendar for a full schedule of daily ranger programs and for information about special events. Outdoor programs will be cancelled in inclement weather.


Visitor Center

136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY 13148
(315) 568-0024

Open Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays 10am to 4 pm
View two floors of museum exhibits an the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention, including the "First Wave" statue installation on the ground floor and our temporary exhibit "Radical Optimism." The Guntzel Theater is closed indefinitely, however, you can view our educational film, Dreams of Equality, (previously shown in the theater), on the Women's Rights National Historical Park YouTube channel here.


Wesleyan Chapel

136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY 13148

Open Daily 10am to 4 pm.
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.

Check the Calendar for daily outdoor ranger programs.


The Waterwall at Declaration Park

136 Fall Street, Seneca Falls, NY 13148

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

Exterior Only. Interior Closed.
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.

Check the Calendar for outdoor daily ranger programs.


M'Clintock House

14 Williams Street, Waterloo, NY

Exterior Only. Interior 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'Clintock. Learn more about the M'Clintock House.


Hunt House

401 East main Street, Waterloo NY

Not yet open to the public.
Learn more about the Hunt House


Junior Ranger Program

Geared to children/students ages 5 to 12 years old, this downloadable booklet consists of activities that teach about civil rights and human rights.


Group Tours

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

Last updated: December 13, 2021

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Seneca Falls , NY 13148

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315 568-0024

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