Children’s Museum of Oswego » Museums & Historical Sites

Oswego County and its residents have played a unique role in the history of New York State and America. Learn the legend of Silas Town, an American spy and Revolutionary War hero who helped turn the tide of the war, as well as the story of Dr. Mary Edwards Walker, the only woman to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor. Hear stories of
the Fort Ontario Refugee Shelter, the only shelter in the United States for victims of war-torn Europe during World War II.

Throughout the county, you’ll discover that the Iroquois, French and British armies, the Oswego Canal, and the Underground Railroad have all left their mark on the pages of time. Explore this fascinating heritage in area museums, historic sites, cemeteries and local libraries. For more information, check out our Historical Guide.


Fort Ontario

Fort Ontario- Oswego


Children’s Museum of Oswego

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Read the latest construction update

We have BIG NEWS! BIG changes are coming to CMOO! The museum will be closed while we complete our renovations to bring in 10,000 square feet of NEW exhibits! The last day of play at CMOO prior to renovation will be Saturday, June 23, 2018. We can’t wait to show you updates as construction progresses. Look for CMOO out and about in the community this!

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Updated 2 months ago.