Exhibits

Onondaga Historical Association exhibits can be found around downtown Syracuse and across Onondaga County. From the War Memorial to branches in the Onondaga County Library system, OHA brings our history to you.

To filter the available exhibits, choose Permanent, Temporary, or Offsite. Each exhibit’s location is directly below the provided image. Head to the Visit section to learn about how you can find the one you would like to see. “Permanent Exhibits” include permanent exhibit installations at OHA museums, as well as at off-site locations. “Temporary Exhibits” consist of exhibits that are available only for temporary periods and include those at OHA museums as well as those at various off-site locations. “Off-Site Exhibits” consist of exhibits that are not located at one of OHA’s museums and include both permanent and temporary exhibit installations.

Please note that while many are easily accessible, not all of them are available to the public. Please click on the exhibit you would like to see and check the right side of the page to learn more about the accessibility of each exhibit. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to call an OHA staff member (315-428-1864).

OHA is a private nonprofit educational association of heritage related Services, Museums, Research and Educational Centers, and Retail Operations. 


Onondaga County: The Heart of New York


Onondaga Historical Museum Permanent Exhibits, 321 Montgomery Street
Freedom Bound: Syracuse & The Underground Railroad

Freedom Bound: Syracuse & The Underground Railroad

Onondaga Historical Museum Permanent Exhibits, 321 Montgomery Street

Syracuse China: Fired Forms of the American Experience

Onondaga Historical Museum Permanent Exhibits, 321 Montgomery Street

Downton Comes Downtown: What the Fashionable Wore in Onondaga County from 1900 to 1930

Onondaga Historical Museum Temporary Exhibits, 321 Montgomery Street
Syracuse Snapshots

Syracuse Snapshots: A look at Style, Sound and Innovation

Onondaga Historical Museum Temporary Exhibits, 321 Montgomery Street
World War I Listing Image

The War to End All Wars: Onondaga County Encounters World War I

Onondaga Historical Museum Temporary Exhibits, 321 Montgomery Street
Jazz Fest

All That Jazz: 35 Years of Syracuse Jazz Fest

Onondaga Historical Museum Temporary Exhibits, 321 Montgomery Street
painting of Syracuse

Landscape Painting Exhibition: Capitol Building, Albany, NY

Temporary Off-site Exhibitions, Capitol Building

Onondaga County Courthouse: Onondaga Lake’s Heritage

Temporary Off-site Exhibitions, Onondaga County Courthouse

Syracuse Center of Excellence

Permanent Off-Site Exhibit, Syracuse Center of Excellence

Onondaga County War Memorial Exhibit

Permanent Off-Site Exhibit, Oncenter War Memorial

D. McCarthy, Sons & Co.

Permanent Off-Site Exhibit, McCarthy Building
nurse and child - United Way of Central New York

United Way of Central New York

Permanent Off-Site Exhibit, United Way of Central New York

A Historic Location: Onondaga Community College

Permanent Off-Site Exhibit, Onondaga Community College

Arc of Onondaga 60th Anniversary Exhibit

Permanent Off-Site Exhibit, ARC of Onondaga

Syracuse City Hall Common Council Chambers

Permanent Off-Site Exhibit, Syracuse City Hall
YMCA Gymnasium

The YMCA’S Heritage

Permanent Off-Site Exhibit, Downtown YMCA

Railroad Station to TV Station: Time Warner Cable

Permanent Off-Site Exhibit, Time Warner Cable
Syracuse Home Association Listing Image

Syracuse Home Association

Permanent Off-Site Exhibit, Baldwinsville, NY

The Bradley Forging Hammer – The Bonadio Group

Permanent Off-Site Exhibit, Bonadio Group
The Lofts in Franklin Square

“The Lofts” at Franklin Square

Permanent Off-Site Exhibit, The Lofts at Franklin Square
Onondaga County Courthouses

History of Onondaga County Courthouses

Permanent Off-Site Exhibit, Onondaga Courthouse
Lofts of Willow - C.W. Snow

Lofts on Willow: C. W. Snow Drug Company

Permanent Off-Site Exhibit, Lofts on Willow

“Syracuse & Oswego: Linked By Water,” Pathfinder Bank

Permanent Off-Site Exhibit, Pathfinder Bank
Camp Tousey

The Roots of Camp Tousey: YMCA & Camping

Temporary Off-site Exhibitions, Syracuse YMCA - East

Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center: Welcome

Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center Permanent Exhibits, Liverpool, NY

Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center: Thanksgiving Address

Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center Permanent Exhibits, Liverpool, NY

Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center: Creation

Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center Permanent Exhibits, Liverpool, NY

Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center: The Peacemaker’s Journey & The Great Law of Peace

Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center Permanent Exhibits, Liverpool, NY

Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center: Contact

Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center Permanent Exhibits, Liverpool, NY

Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center: Sainte Marie Mission Site Museum

Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center Permanent Exhibits, Liverpool, NY

Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center: Continuance and Contributions

Skä•noñh – Great Law of Peace Center Permanent Exhibits, Liverpool, NY