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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

See below for driving directions starting from nearby cities, local highways, and area colleges. There is not a parking lot attached to The History Center, so you will need to park and walk to the main entrance. There are multiple parking lots less than a block from our location. You can find parking, other transportation options, and more information about visiting The History Center here.

**Please note some map GPS map systems or search engines may direct you to our old address at 401 E. State St, however we are now a few blocks down at the Tompkins Center for History & Culture at 110 North Tioga Street, Ithaca NY 14850.

We recommend downloading the ParkMobile app to pay for and find parking in downtown Ithaca. 



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Rochester
Start on 490 heading East
Merge onto I-90 E heading towards Albany
Take exit 42 onto NY 14 toward Geneva
Turn right onto State route 14 towards Geneva, Clifton Springs
Turn left onto Pacwood Rd
Turn right onto Serven Rd
Turn left onto Border City Rd
Turn right onto Waterloo Geneva Rd
Turn left onto NY-96A
Continue onto State Route 96
Stay straight onto Buffalo St
Turn right onto N Tioga St and prepare to park
Arrive at Tompkins Center for History and Culture located in the Commons

Syracuse
Start on I-81 S towards Binghamton
Take Exit 12
Take left onto State Route 281 towards Ithaca
Continue straight onto Rt. 13
Turn right onto W. Main St/Rt. 13
Turn left onto Rt. 366/Dryden Rd. heading towards Cornell University
Continue on 366 by turning left at the three way intersection with Hoy Rd
Turn right onto Mitchell St.
Turn right onto Rt 79/State St
Keep right onto Seneca Way
Continue on Seneca St
Turn right onto N Tioga St and prepare to park.
Arrive at Tompkins Center for History and Culture located in the Commons

Binghamton 
Start on I-81N
Take exit 8 onto NY-26 towards Whitney Point, Lisle
Turn right onto State Route 26
Turn left onto US Route 11
Continue straight onto 79
Keep right onto Seneca Way
Continue on Seneca St
Turn right onto N Tioga St and prepare to park.
Arrive at Tompkins Center for History and Culture located in the Commons

Wells College in Aurora, NY
Start off on Rt. 90 S heading towards Ithaca
Take a slight right turn onto Lake Rd
Take a slight right turn onto Ridge Rd
Turn right onto E Shore Dr
Turn right onto N Cayuga St
Turn left onto E Buffalo St
Turn right onto N Tioga St and prepare to park.
Arrive at Tompkins Center for History and Culture located in the Commons

Route 79
Start on Route 79 heading into downtown Ithaca
Keep right onto Seneca Way
Continue on Seneca St
Turn right onto N Tioga St and prepare to park.
Arrive at Tompkins Center for History and Culture located in the Commons

Route 13 heading North
Turn right onto Buffalo St.
Take a right onto N Tioga St and prepare to park.
Arrive at Tompkins Center for History and Culture located in the Commons

From Route 13 heading South
Turn left onto Buffalo St.
Take a right onto N Tioga St and prepare to park.
Arrive at Tompkins Center for History and Culture located in the Commons

366
Start on 366 heading towards Cornell University
Continue on 366 by turning left at the three way intersection with Hoy Rd
Turn right onto Mitchell St.
Turn right onto Rt 79/State St
Keep right onto Seneca Way
Continue on Seneca St
Turn right onto N Tioga St and prepare to park.
Arrive at Tompkins Center for History and Culture located in the Commons

Tompkins-Cortland Community College (SUNY TC3) in Dryden, NY
Turn left onto Rt. 13 heading towards Ithaca
Turn right onto W. Main St/Rt. 13
Turn left onto Rt. 366/Dryden Rd. heading towards Cornell University
Continue on 366 by turning left at the three way intersection with Hoy Rd
Turn right onto Mitchell St.
Turn right onto Rt 79/State St
Keep right onto Seneca Way
Continue on Seneca St
Turn right onto N Tioga St and prepare to park.
Arrive at Tompkins Center for History and Culture located in the Commons

Ithaca College
Start on 96B/Danby Rd heading towards Ithaca
Continue onto S Aurora St
Turn left onto Seneca St.
Turn right on N Tioga St and prepare to park.
Arrive at the Tompkins Center for History and Culture located in the Commons

Cornell University
Start on East Ave heading south towards Collegetown
Take a right onto Campus Rd
Keep left onto Stewart Ave
Turn right onto Buffalo St
Turn left on N Tioga St and prepare to park
Arrive at the Tompkins Center for History and Culture located in the Commons

Physical Address

Located inside the Tompkins Center for History & Culture

110 North Tioga Street

(On the Ithaca Commons) 

Ithaca NY, 14850 USA


Hours

Exhibit Hall -  Thursday-Saturday 10am-5pm / Sunday - 10am-3pm - CLOSED M-W

Cornell Local History Research Library & Thaler/Howell Archives - By appointment only. Please contact archives@thehistorycenter.net

Contact                                                     

Email: Refer to Contact page for individual emails, General inquiries to community@thehistorycenter.net

Phone: 607-273-8284

Web: thehistorycenter.net

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