Seneca-Iroquois National Museum

World’s Oldest Enduring Democracy

Culture and History Exhibits

Seneca-Iroquois National Museum - Salamanca, NY

Seneca-Iroquois National Museum – Salamanca, New York

The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum on 814 Broad Street in Salamanca, New York, showcases both permanent and temporary exhibits that introduce visitors to the culture and history of the Onöndowa’ga:’ and Hodinöhsö:ni’. Here you will learn about the Great Law, the oldest, enduring democracy in the world.

Exhibits include a partially reconstructed longhouse which introduces you to life in that type of home, where families slept and how they kept warm in harsh winters.

Seneca-Iroquois National Museum - Salamanca, NY

Seneca-Iroquois National Museum – Salamanca, New York

Visitors will also learn about the eight animals and birds that represent the tribe’s clans, as well as why the clan system is very important, not only as a connection to their past, but also to their future.

The museum also houses a gift shop that features Native made items such as painted corn husk dolls, jewelry, beadwork, baskets and wooden feather ornaments. On-line gift shop.

Educational, school and group tours welcome with advance notice. E-mail Terrylee.Williams@sni.org

Hours
Monday: 12 to 5 pm
Tuesday – Friday: 9 am to 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday:  Closed

* Closed SNI holidays – call for complete schedule.

Seneca-Iroquois National Museum
814 Broad Street
Salamanca NY 14779
716-945-1760

www.senecamuseum.org
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