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Our mission: To actively research, collect, preserve, and present the historical importance of Rome, N.Y. and to serve as an educational and community resource.

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Rome Historical Society

200 Church St

Rome NY 13440

Membership Options

PHONE: 315-336-5870

200 Church Street Rome, New York 13440

 Upcoming Events

July 19 at 7pm: Duncan Hay: Water for the Canal

July 21 at 6pm at the Beeches: Great Gatsby Gala

July 22 at Bellamy Harbor: Reenactment ceremony and Bicentennial Celebration

July 25: Rome Main Street Alliance Town Hall Meeting

July 26: Pamela Vittorio: Women on the Canal

August 2: Annual Ice Cream Social

August 15: Carl Perkins  Live Interview Event

September 16: Great Carrying Race Fun Run

November 16: Annual Dinner

Hours of operations

Tuesday through Friday:

9 A.M. to 3 P.M. 


10A.M. to 2P.M.

Sunday & Monday: By appointment

Phone: 315-336-5870

Free Admission



Programs are specifically designed for students and teachers to stimulate interest in our area's rich past. The Rome Historical Society offers two program options:

  • Museum site visit
  • Classroom presentations  include  audiovisual & interactive programs


Public and Outreach Programs


Each year the Society presents a series of programs, including visits and presentations at businesses, nursing homes and other community organizations.  Feel free to contact us if you are interested in arranging a presentation for your organization.