Holland Land Office Museum

Genesee County, New York
131 West Main Street
Batavia, NY 14020


(585) 343-4727

hollandlandoffice@gmail.com

Museum, Gift Shop and
Book Store Hours:


Sunday - Monday
Closed

Tuesday - Saturday
10am - 4pm
 

Admission:
$1 Child
$3 Student/Veteran/Senior
$5 Adult
$10 Family (2 Adults & 2 Children)
Members Free

Executive Director:
Ryan Duffy

Museum Marketing Coordinator
Jodi Fisher

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The Holland Land Office Museum presents our first Fall Family Festival at Ye Olde Willow Bend Inn, 3489 West Main St. Rd., Batavia, NY on Sunday, October 20th from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  Bring your families and join your friends at the historic Willow Bend Inn, the oldest building in the Town of Batavia, the original stagecoach stop between Buffalo and Rochester, for an afternoon of music, food, door prizes, silent auction, and lots of fun! All to benefit the Holland Land Office Museum. Cost is $5 per adult, children are free! A variety of food and snacks (with a full bar!) will be available, including hamburgers, hot dogs, chili, mac salad, French onion soup, chicken wings, French fries, and chicken fingers. Music by Rebel's Posse at 1:30 pm. Door prizes and silent auction results at 4:00 pm. Meet the people waiting for the stagecoach--they will give you the history of the building and tell you what it's like to travel by stagecoach in the 1800's. Everyone is Welcome! We hope to see you there!
The Holland Land Office Museum presents our first Fall Family Festival at Ye Olde Willow Bend Inn, 3489 West Main St. Rd., Batavia, NY on Sunday, October 20th from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  Bring your families and join your friends at the historic Willow Bend Inn, the oldest building in the Town of Batavia, the original stagecoach stop between Buffalo and Rochester, for an afternoon of music, food, door prizes, silent auction, and lots of fun! All to benefit the Holland Land Office Museum. Cost is $5 per adult, children are free! A variety of food and snacks (with a full bar!) will be available, including hamburgers, hot dogs, chili, mac salad, French onion soup, chicken wings, French fries, and chicken fingers. Music by Rebel's Posse at 1:30 pm. Door prizes and silent auction results at 4:00 pm. Meet the people waiting for the stagecoach--they will give you the history of the building and tell you what it's like to travel by stagecoach in the 1800's. Everyone is Welcome! We hope to see you there!
The Holland Land Office Museum presents our first Fall Family Festival at Ye Olde Willow Bend Inn, 3489 West Main St. Rd., Batavia, NY on Sunday, October 20th from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.  Bring your families and join your friends at the historic Willow Bend Inn, the oldest building in the Town of Batavia, the original stagecoach stop between Buffalo and Rochester, for an afternoon of music, food, door prizes, silent auction, and lots of fun! All to benefit the Holland Land Office Museum. Cost is $5 per adult, children are free! A variety of food and snacks (with a full bar!) will be available, including hamburgers, hot dogs, chili, mac salad, French onion soup, chicken wings, French fries, and chicken fingers. Music by Rebel's Posse at 1:30 pm. Door prizes and silent auction results at 4:00 pm. Meet the people waiting for the stagecoach--they will give you the history of the building and tell you what it's like to travel by stagecoach in the 1800's. Everyone is Welcome! We hope to see you there!
"The old Land Office is a common reminder of all the grandfathers and great grandfathers of Western New York. Their frequent pilgrimages to the Land office was a feature of their lives... It was to them a social, religious and political headquarters, while they felled the trees and let the sunlight down through the woods to invite production in the fertile soil." 
--John Kennedy, Former Superintendent of Batavia Schools



The Land Office is Back in Business!

The museum is open its regular operating hours of Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am- 4 pm. All visitors are required to wear a face mask before entering the building. We are asking all visitors follow the social distancing protocol of 6 ft and follow the tour path that has been established. The museum has instituted a stringent cleaning policy aimed to keep all of safe at the HLOM.
With the reopening we are putting into place our new admission policy:
Members: Free
Children: $1
Students/Veterans/Seniors: $3
Adults: $5
Family (4 People): $10

If you would like to support the Holland Land Office Museum, please consider donating by using the button below. Your support is vital for us to carry on our mission of preserving the living history of Genesee County for future generations.

This support will go towards many different areas:

·        The continued operation of the museum and maintaining of our staff.

·        The continuance of our programming both virtual and in public once it is safe to do so. These programs include: History Heroes Kids Summer Camp, Saturday Morning Children’s Program, Guest Speaker & Concert Series, Java with Joe E., and Trivia Nights.

·        The development of exhibits and exhibitions.

·        The preservation and conservation of the museum’s collection of over 20,000 artifacts.

·        The efforts currently underway to rebuild and restore the two 19th century military cannons featured on the museum’s front portico.

You can also support our organization in these ways:

·        Follow. Please follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and invite your friends to do the same.

Click the button below to pay by credit card through our Square Page.

 
If you would like to pay by check please send by mail to the following address:
Holland Land Office Museum
131 W. Main St.
Batavia, NY 14020

Continue to learn more on our social media platforms.

Thank you for your support during this challenging time.

Ryan Duffy, Director, Holland Land Office Museum

The Holland Purchase Historical Society is now a member of the AmazonSmile program. Follow the link below to support the museum with your purchases through Amazon. The program contributes .5% of qualifying purchases to the museum.

NEW!!!!
Be sure to check out our new online store. Now you can still get your hands on your favorite book or gift without ever leaving your home. Follow the link to enter the store. 
Holland Land Office Museum Online Store


NEWS AND UPCOMING EVENTS


Check out our Free Digital Programs we are offering during this COVID -19
mandatory quarantine period. 

These programs can be done from the comfort of home and they will be added to our website and social media pages to share with others!
These programs can be found under the Quarantine Program Tab.
We also have added our bookstore to the website under the Bookstore tab.  Reading is always a great activity when you are stuck at home so grab a new book from our book store and we will ship it right to your door!

Artifact Video Series
Be sure to check out the artifact video series presented on various artifacts and subjects that are featured in the museum's collection. These will be posted on a regular basis for you to learn more about the items on display while the museum is closed. When we can reopen you'll will have a jump start on you knowledge and then come and see the artifacts in person. 
 Genesee County Gibbet
General Emory Upton
Captain Charles Rand
Rear Admiral Ralph Chandler
The Mystery of William Morgan
Joseph Ellicott
Robert Morris
Mastodon Bones
Attack on the Holland Land Office
Major Henry Glowacki
Dean & Mary Richmond
The Linden Murders
Wiard Plow Company
E.N. Rowell
Noah North
Morganville Pottery
Baker Gun Company
Ely S. Parker
Red Jacket
Theophilus Cazenove
Paolo Busti
Phelps-Gorham Purchase
Hotel Richmond

Buffalo History Museum Webinar Series: Holland Land Company & the Development of WNY
HLOM Director Ryan Duffy presented on the HLC's impact on the development of WNY. Check out the link below to watch it.
The Holland Land Company & the Development of WNY

Guest Speaker Series- Jay Black "Civil War Weapons"

In case you missed it check out the Facebook Live video at the link below.
Civil War Weapons

Guest Speaker Series- Eric Weatherbee "Humble Bard"
Thursday, October 15th 
Eric Weatherbee, "The Humble Bard"

Java with Joe E.- Dr. Michael Eula
"Public Presence and Secret Injustice: Women in Genesee County, New York, 1802 to the Present"
Thursday, October 22nd
Public Presence and Secret Injustice


Saturday Morning Children's Program- No Carve Jack-O-Lanterns

Our Saturday Morning Children's Program will be made available online through our website page and our Facebook page. You can make your own "No Carve Jack-O-lanters" from home using the list of materials and instructions provided, as well as the origin story of the Jack-O-Lantern. They will be available through the entire month of October. Just visit the Saturday Morning Children's Program tab under Events and you will find all that you need.

History Trivia Night

This month's History Trivia Night on the "Famous Explorers" is posted online
so we can all participate from the safety of our homes. Once the questions are posted you will have the entire month of September to turn in your answers. Be sure to checkout the Facebook event page for the bonus answer.
Check out the trivia page under the event tab for more details.

For more information about the Holland Land Office Museum, call (585) 343-4727 or email at hollandlandoffice@gmail.com
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