Syracuse, NY 13202
Celebrating and preserving the life of the last remaining Weighlock Building in America, the Erie Canal Museum is a Greek revival building, standing as a monument to the importance of the Erie Canal. Home to several ghosts, including a group of see-through children who play in the courtyard, a woman who was killed where the model canal boat now sits and a pair of arguing men, you’ll hear tromping through the 150-year-old hallways. Watch a video when the Haunted History Trail of New York State visited the Erie Canal Museum.
Opportunities for visitors:
Paranormal investigations, ghost hunts and guided, haunted history tours (10-60 participants) available by reservation. Docent-led history tours include the recounting of paranormal activity that occurs. Facility can be rented for private events. Erie Canal history tours available daily.
Days/times of operation:
Monday through Saturday: 10 a.m. — 5 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. — 3 p.m.
*Closed on New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
A $5 suggested donation is greatly appreciated. Contact us for group investigation pricing.