Museum of Wayne County History

21 Butternut Street
Lyons, NY 14489
(315) 946-4943


The Museum is located in the 1856 Wayne County Jail and sheriff’s residence. There are 13 rooms of exhibition space and a seasonal Carriage House. The only man hanged in Wayne County was William Fee and he was hanged right in the jail in 1860. Historical tours daily.

Opportunities for visitors:

Paranormal investigations by appointment.

Days/times of operation:

Paranormal investigations by appointment. Guided historical tours daily. Special fall events.


Historical tours: $4/adult, $2/student, members free.

Handicap Accessible:


TV shows aired on:

Haunted Collector – Season 3, Episode 7

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