CNY Living History Center, Cortland

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Military Museum · Hidden Gem · History Museum
The CNY Living History Center is home to three museums. The Brockway Museum, The Homeville Museum and The T.O.Y.S. Museum. The Brockway Museum features Brockway Trucks that were manufactured in Cortland, NY from 1912-1977. The Homeville Museum is the Ken Eaton Collection of American military, railroad, and Cortland County artifacts. The T.O.Y.S. museum collection includes antique tractors, plows and many other items used on farms 50 to 150 years ago. The collection also includes artifacts that were used in old rural America. The T.O.Y.S. collection gives life to the agricultural history of Central New York and all of rural America.
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  • The center is composed of three separate museums: The Homeville Museum dealing with history of wars the U.S.was involved in-civil war, WW 1 & WW 11, Vietnam & Gulf Wars- the history of Cortland...  more »
  • My grandson and I were drawn there for the Brockway trucks and somewhat for the antique tractors but this place is much more that just those 2 categories. There are a wide range of military displays....  more »
  • This is truly an extraordinary museum, actually three museums all at one location, with an astounding display of interesting exhibits. No matter what your interests might be, it seems likely there...  more »
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  • Kind, consider ate people run the museum. It was so much fun. We absolutely loved it. Great place for people of all ages. I am a big tractor fan and the trucks fascinated my daughter.
  • It is a great place to go and see several different displays from the civil war to now plus Brockway trucks of the past and old tractors from many years. They also offer tours.
  • This was a awesome place to visit if you have any interest in military history also nice display of brockway trucks I'm looking forward to my next visit
  • So much history. Such diversity. Friendly staff.
  • Great place to visit. A lot of great history, and friendly helpful staff.

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