Historical and Cultural Attractions Galore!

We consider our historical and cultural attractions treasures of the Finger Lakes and we offer a wide range of unique and interesting sites for all to visit.

The historical properties of the Geneva Historical Society include Rose Hill Mansion, Prouty-Chew House, Balmano Cottage, and the Drain Tile Museum. You will find that our region is filled with rich history and stunning architecture.

The Smith Opera House is a fully restored one hundred year old theatre which continues to be the heart of our cultural activities.  National acts as well as local art organizations call The Smith a true gem of the Finger Lakes.

In addition to historical and cultural attractions you will find a myriad of other interests that are appealing to many people of all ages. You can combine antique and mall shopping.  Plan an agricultural tour that might include farm visits to alpaca, apple farms, u-pick farms, gardens and more.  Depending on the season, you can pick your own pumpkin, berries, vegetables and flowers.

Native American cultures are the roots of our region and within minutes you can visit Ganondagan State Historic Site which is a 17th century site of a Seneca Village.

The Finger Lakes Wine Region produces world-class wines and is widely known for making great Riesling wine.  There are over 100 wineries in the Finger Lakes wine region and each have unique tasting rooms and vineyards to tour.  The New York Wine & Culinary Center is only twenty minutes from Geneva and offers cooking classes, tastings and events that attracts many wine and food aficionados.

Geneva is filled with treasures and gems of the Finger Lakes.  We invite you to come and explore!