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June 2018

June First Friday

June 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Think you have a good eye? Join us at the 1890 House Museum for a scavenger hunt unlike anything you’ve seen before. Play I Spy Something Wrong for the chance to win 1890 House swag, and the grand prize of a free museum membership! It’s fun for the whole family.

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1902: A Look At Modern America

June 16 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
The 1890 House Museum, 37 Tompkins Street
Cortland, NY 13045 United States
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Free

Celebrate New York State's Paths Through History at the 1890 House Museum! The living history troupe, Yesterdays Gentleman, brings New York's tradition of mechanical invention and social innovation to Cortland in an exciting event for the whole family. Prominent figures take you back to 1902 - a year of transition and change for America. The excess of the Gilded Age gave way to the Progressive Era, accompanied by an incredible amount of new technology, and social reforms. Adults and Children alike, will…

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July 2018

A Victorian Fourth

July 4 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
The 1890 House Museum, 37 Tompkins Street
Cortland, NY 13045 United States
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Celebrate the 4th of July with the 1890 House Museum!  Sample 19th Century recipes, hear patriotic tunes on our player piano, play croquet on the back lawn, and take an Independence Day-themed tour of our house.  Plus, learn a shocking fact about the American flag!

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Gambling with Gatsby

July 28 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The 1890 House Museum, 37 Tompkins Street
Cortland, NY 13045 United States
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$50

The 1890 House Museum's Summer Gala is sure to be a rip-roaring, lindy-hopping good time. Bust out your glad rags, and bring along your lucky charms, and hope you win big at games of chance. If you and your jelly bean have the password, you can get zozzled on the premier foot juice of the region while testing your luck at games of chance throughout the Museum. A live band will provide all the tunes you need in the Carriage…

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August 2018

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

August 11
The 1890 House Museum, 37 Tompkins Street
Cortland, NY 13045 United States
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A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare presented by Center Players FREE!!! August 11 – 1890 House Museum (37 Tompkins St. Cortland, NY) 2:00pm & 6:00pm RAIN: Carriage House at 1890 House The most enchanting and beloved Shakespearean play, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” comes to Cortland County for four FREE, outdoor performances August 9, 10, & 11. Audience members are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and picnic items to each performance! August 11 – 1890 House Museum (37 Tompkins…

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