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Six Nations Museum in Onchiota

Adirondack Trail, State Rt. 86, near Paul Smiths in Franklin County

Home of one of the finest collections of Iroquois artifacts and contemporary Mohawk artwork to be found anywhere.

Inside this museum dedicated to Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) history and culture, you will see a variety of baskets, headdresses, garments, pottery, silver work, and amazing beadwork.
Turn toward Onchiota off route 86 in Gabriels. Follow the Buck Pond Campsite signs, go past the campsite .5 mile east to Onchiota, continue one mile east to the museum.

Started in 1954 by the Fadden family, it is open to the public July 1 through Labor Day, closed Mondays. Call ahead for times or for group tours, modest admission fee. Phone: 518-891-2299

Closest Community:

Paul Smiths

Nearby Communities:Saranac Lake
Closest Byway:Adirondack Trail
Distance from Byway:remote
Closest Route #:State Rt. 86
Months Occurring:july and august
Best Season:summer
Indoors or Outdoors:indoor
Admission Fee:yes
ADA Compliance:yes
URL:Six Nations Museum in Onchiota website


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