Visitor Info


Fenton History Center Museum

67 Washington Street,

Jamestown, NY 14701

Hall House Research Center

73 Forest Avenue,

Jamestown, NY 14701


(716) 664-6256


Spanish Guidebook now available upon request.

La Guía en español está disponible a solicitud.


ATTENTION: As of 7/14/2020 The Fenton History Center Museum and Research Center is open to visitors.  Masks are required and social distancing and cleaning protocols will be in effect.

Research Center Appointments strongly encouraged.

Museum Hours:

Monday– Saturday  10 AM – 4 PM

Hall House Research Center Hours:

Monday, Thursday & Friday  10 AM-4 PM

Tuesday and Wednesday   10AM-1PM



Paid admission includes access to the Fenton History Center museum and research center. Visitors are encouraged to visit both locations. Exhibits in the museum are ever-changing and new additions to the Research Center library are made on a regular basis.

*Please call ahead before visiting the research center whenever possible and to schedule appointments for detailed studies.  

Many visitors park in one location to enjoy the brief walk between the Museum and Research Center in the spring, summer, and fall. 

Adults (18-over): $10

Fenton Members: Free

Children 17 & under are free of charge!

Individuals, families, students, seniors and anyone planning to visit the Fenton History Center on more than one occasion are encouraged to purchase a Fenton History Center membership. 

*Students and seniors receive discounted membership rates.

Follow the following link to learn how to become a member:

 Fenton History Center Membership 

The Fenton History Center is closed on the following days:

  • January 22 – February 1st 2020 (for our yearly cleaning and repairs)
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • New Years Day