Temporary Exhibit

Temporary Exhibit – The 2016 exhibit was on the Richardson Theatre, built in 1895 by Max Richardson. The 2017 Exhibit is under construction and will celebrate 100 year anniversaries of the start of WWI and of Woman’s Suffrage in New York State.

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.