7147 Ontario Center Rd. 
Ontario, NY 14519

Opening Weekend June 3/4

Saturday 1:30 – 4:00 PM

Guided Tours available ($)

Sunday 1:30 – 4:00 PM – Free Guided Tours

get to know Heritage Square, meet the board, and learn where the buildings 

were originally located and more.

9th Annual Summer Sunday July 16

A 19th Century Sunday Afternoon – 1:30 – 4:00 PM -        $5 per car

Bring your picnic lunch and enter the best picnic basket contest (optional), lawn games, cake walk ($), crafts, music, guided tours ($) and more.

Daily Life in Early Ontario August 19

Saturday 1:30 – 4:00 PM - $5 per car

An interactive experience focusing on household activities, preparation for the harvest, technology of the period, leisure activities, guided tours, ($) and more. 

Celebrating Fall September 16

Saturday 11:00 – 4:00 PM - $5 per car

Community Scarecrow Contest (watch for details), Bake Sale, Chili Café, animal encounters, entertainment, scarecrow crafts, guided tours ($) and more.

Apples, Apples, Apples September 30

National Smithsonian Museum Day

Apple Pie and Ice cream Social - Saturday 1:30 – 4:00 PM - Free Admission

Apples Pie and Ice Cream Social ($), pie contest, demonstrations related to the apple industry, apple crafts, apple information, all buildings open for self-guided tours and more

2nd Annual Halloween Happening October 22
Sunday, 1:00 – 4:00 PM - $5 per car

Don your favorite costume, bring your camera and enjoy trick or treat at the historic buildings, spooky stories, kids crafts and games, Halloween snacks ($), and more.

2023 Paper-member.pdf

click to download 2923 new membership application


The museum is open on weekends from June to November from 1:30pm to 4pm.

The last tours start at 3 pm.

We are closed on holiday weekends.


Adults: $8.00

Seniors: $7.00

16 & Under: $7.00

Families: $20.00

Historical Society members: Free

For more information or to schedule a private tour, contact Ann Welker at (315) 524-9330.

For school tours, contact Ann Welker at frwelker@aol.com.

Map of Heritage Square Museum

Timeline of Ontario's Progression

The timeline can be found between the train station and barn.

Contact us at heritagesqmuseum@yahoo.com

Heritage Square Museum is the only location in Wayne County that lets its visitors experience a traditional 19th-century settlement. On thirteen acres, the museum houses ten buildings with household and industrial items used by the earlier settlers of Ontario. Heritage Square Museum is owned and operated by the Town of Ontario Historical & Landmark Preservation Society. The society is chartered by the New York State Education Department and is an IRS determined nonprofit organization.