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Place Category: Museum
An institution dedicated to the achievements of influential women throughout American history. It’s the oldest membership organization that recognizing and celebrating women’s impact in all aspects of life – arts, education, humanities, science, business, athletics, government, and philanthropy. The National Women’s Hall of Fame is located in the Historic District of Seneca Falls, New York, the place where, in 1848, 300 men and women held the first Women’s Rights Convention.
The National Women’s Hall of Fame founded in 1969 by the residents of Seneca Falls, which believed that their hometown, the birthplace of women’s rights, is the appropriate place to establish an institute that commemorates the contributions of American women. Their mission was to inspire people and motivate them to take action and make a change.
At the site, one can discover the stories of more than 300 women who changed U.S history through their actions. Learn about their life, their goals, triumphs, and failures. By reading the plaques covering the hall’s walls, you can find out how women like Susan B. Anthony, Maya Angelou, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg changed society.
Check the calendar for special events, exhibits, educational programs, and induction weekends. Explore the gift shop for books, artworks, and souvenirs such as shirts, pins, and bookmarks.
Address: 1 Canal St, Seneca Falls, NY 13148Free admission for members and children age 5 and under.Opening Hours: During the winter season: Thursday through Saturday, 11 AM - 4 PM
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