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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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200 Church Street Rome, New York 13440


Volunteer work is an essential part of the Rome Historical Society's success!  You can fill out a volunteer application by clicking on the following link to a fillable .pdf document.  Please note that you will have to download the form to fill it out electronically.  For more information, please call us at 315-336-5870, send us an email, or stop by during our regular hours.

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Rome Historical Society

200 Church St

Rome NY 13440

PHONE: 315-336-5870


Our 100-seat auditorium has a podium, slide projector and screen, and sound system.  This auditorium is available with advanced booking.  We are also able to present educational  programs, either at the museum site or in-classroom.  Please call (315) 336-5870 to set up a booking or to discuss the options so we can structure a program suited to your needs.


To submit a research request, you can call us at (315) 336-5870, send an email to, or visit the museum during regular business hours, Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, and Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm.  Sunday and Monday are available by appointment only.  Please visit our "Research & Genealogy" page to see what you should include in a research request.

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