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Erie Canal Museum embrances holiday spirit with Gingerbread Gallery

The Erie Canal Museum has embraced the holiday spirit with the opening of its Gingerbread Gallery, a seasonal exhibit that adds a festive touch to its replica of an 1800s canal town.


The gallery showcases an array of gingerbread creations, adorning the storefront windows of the museum’s historical display. This unique exhibition features 30 works contributed by a diverse group of individuals, families, groups, and students, each bringing their own flair and creativity to the traditional gingerbread art form.

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Visitors to the museum can enjoy the Gingerbread Gallery as part of their regular admission experience. The gallery is set to remain open until January 7, providing ample opportunity for guests to immerse themselves in this whimsical and sweetly scented display. Admission fees are set at $10 for adults, $7 for seniors aged 65 and over, and $4 for children between the ages of 3 and 17. The museum extends free entry to children aged 2 and under, making it a family-friendly destination for the holidays.

For those interested in learning more about the Gingerbread Gallery or planning a visit, additional information is available on the Erie Canal Museum’s website. This gallery not only celebrates the holiday season but also enhances the museum’s historical narrative by blending tradition with a modern, festive twist. The Erie Canal Museum’s initiative offers a delightful experience for visitors of all ages, combining educational value with seasonal joy.