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Come visit a historic crossroads community of the mid-1800's.

Did you know that Ontario’s Heritage Square Museum is the only place in Wayne County where you can go back in time to experience a typical 19th century settlement? The thirteen-acre site contains eight historic buildings filled with household and industrial items used by Ontario’s early settlers and a two-story barn which houses displays and artifacts.

Every year the museum hosts almost 1000 students from area schools. Nothing brings history more alive for children than being able to explore these buildings and see first hand how different their lives would have been back then.


7147 Ontario Center Road Ontario, New York 14519

Opening Weekend June 3

Museum Hours
June 3 to October 1, Sat. & Sun. 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm. Suggested donation: Adults $6.00, seniors & under 16 $5.00, Families $20.00.  Closed July 4th and Labor Day weekends.   For more information or to schedule a private group or family tour by appointment, contact Ann Welker, 315-524-9330. For school tours contact Polina Doran pdoranhsm@rochester.rr.com or 585-627-3526. Heritage Square Museum is owned and operated by the Town of Ontario Historical and Landmark Preservation Society. 
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Special Events 2017

Spring Barn Sale

Thursday, May 18, 9:00 am  - 8:00 pm

Friday, May 19, 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Saturday, May 20, 9:00 am - 12 Noon ($3.00 Bag Sale)

Opening Weekend

Sunday, June 4, 2:00pm to 4:00 pm

Music by “Special Blend - Music for Everyone” Trio
from Rochester, NY

and Ice Cream Social

Summer Sundays at the Square for Kids

Sunday, July 9, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm, Farm Day

Sunday, August 13, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Pioneer Family Life Day

Special Donation for Summer Sundays only:  $1.00 per person

HM 64th Regiment of Foot
(American Revolution Reenactment)

Saturday & Sunday,  July 22 & 23

Trunk Sale,10:00 am- 4:00 pm and

Chicken BBQ by Heintzelman’s Marinade Magic
11:00am - 2:00 pm

Saturday, August 26

Fall Arts and Crafts Festival

Saturday, September 23, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Arts  & Crafts Sale, Bake Sale, Demonstrations

Last Weekend for Museum Tours

September 30 & October 1, Saturday & Sunday, 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

All events take place rain or shine. 



September 23, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The show is part of the annual Fall Arts and Crafts Festival.

The Festival draws visitors from Wayne, Ontario, and Monroe counties each year. Sign up soon to assure yourself a good spot.

Click on the link above and download your form.