Seward House Museum, Auburn

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Experience the exquisitely intact family home of William Henry Seward, Secretary of State under Presidents Lincoln and Johnson. Guided tours of the historic interior explore topics including the Civil War, women’s rights, and antislavery through the compelling lives and accomplishments of the Seward family.
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  • Visited the House/museum recently. It contains countless treasures of William Seward's life, memories, travels, and family. Beautifully displayed with a captivating tour by the docent (ex-English teac...  more »
  • I've been here several times. I never tire of hearing about the crapper room. The mansion is one of the nicest in Cayuga County. I always thought it was comical that Mrs. hid slaves in the carriage ho...  more »
  • As a part of my birthday "Present" my GF took me to the William H. Seward House in Auburn, NY for a tour of his residence. I think every schoolboy and girl knows the story of William Seward and his pu...  more »
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  • Amazing house and displays. Tour guides are very knowledgeable of the Seward's and the history surrounding them. Learned a lot of things I never knew.
  • Beautiful museum! The tour guide was great.
  • It's an ok museum. They seem to be more active around holidays more so than during the week.
  • Tour guides are ok... but great place to learn !!
  • The tour combined Seward's political career and how his life in the house was related.

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