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The Cherry Valley Museum

Located in the heart of the Village of Cherry Valley inside the White-Phelon-Sutliff House, built by Jonathan Kinsbury in 1812-13, the museum is a fine example of Federal, Greek Revival, Italianate and Colonial architecture. The museum is listed on the State and Federal Registers of Historic Places is located within the New York State Cherry Valley Historic Landscape District and is a designated New York State Revolutionary War Heritage Trail Site.

See the extensive exhibits including:

  • Victorian furniture, housewares, toys & clothing
  • Revolutionary War artifacts from the Cherry Valley Massacre
  • Historical portraits including an original of NYS Attorney General Thomas Hillhouse from 1861
  • Civil War Flag made by Cherry Valley women for the volunteer militia and carried by the NYS 76thVolunteers in 1862
  • Early fire pumpers & equipment

...and MANY more fascinating items throughout this large, two-story building.

Ask about the rose garden and if it is currently dotted with the Sculpture Trail works of art, and relax while you relish in the history of it all with us.


We strongly advise that you check business websites, social media or call ahead for the most up-to-date information on possible limited hours and whether reservations are necessary or not. 

General Information

Season / Hours of Operation

Memorial Day - Oct 15, open Daily 10am-5pm. Closed July 4th.


  • Family Fun,
  • Museum,
  • Tour Available Self-Guided,
  • Group Friendly,
  • Cash Only
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During the late 1700s, the small village of Cherry Valley was the gateway to America's Western Frontier.

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