Temporary Exhibit

Temporary Exhibit – The 2018 Exhibit is celebrating the 100 year anniversaries of entry of the US into WWI and of Woman’s Suffrage in New York State. There is a prominent section on Dr. Mary Walker who grew up in the Town of Oswego, was a Civil War Surgeon and is the only woman who […]

Permanent Exhibit

Oswego County History timeline traces the people, events, agriculture and industries of Oswego County from our Native American heritage to the 20th century.

The House

The Richardson Bates House is one of the most intact house museums in New York State with opulent furnishings, artwork and architectural details from the Victorian era. Shown is the drawing room designed by the Pottier and Stymus Company of New York City in the late 1860’s.