At the Western Door

At the Western Door

Explore 400 years of cooperation and conflict between the Seneca and Europeans in Western New York. Experience the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) people and culture.


  • Kindergarten
  • Individual Development and Cultural Identity: 2b
  • Time, Continuity, and Change: 8b
  • Economic Systems: 9b
  • 1st Grade
  • Individual Development and Cultural Identity: 1b, 1c
  • Geography, Humans, and the Environment: 6a
  • Time, Continuity, and Change: 7a, 8a
  • Economic Systems: 9b, 9c, 10a
  • 2nd Grade
  • Structure and Properties of Matter: PS1.A
  • Individual Development and Cultural Identity: 2a
  • Geography, Humans, and the Environment: 5b
  • 3rd Grade
  • Time, Continuity, and Change: 3a, 3b
  • Civic Ideas and Practices: 8b
  • Creation, Expansion, and Interaction of Economic Systems: 10b
  • 4th Grade
  • Native American Groups and the Environment: 2a, 2b, 2c
  • Colonial and Revolutionary Period in New York: 3a, 3c
  • 5th Grade
  • European exploration and its Effects: 3b
  • Government: 6c
  • Economics: 7a
  • 7th Grade
  • Native Americans: 1a
  • Colonial Developments: 2b

Subjects: Physical Sciences, the Arts, Social Studies
Program Type: Permanent Exhibition

Where is it?

Museum & Science Center

When is it?

Start Date: 11/30/-0001
End Date: 11/30/-0001
Earliest Start Time: 9am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

How Much Does It Cost?

Cost: Permanent galleries are included (availability varies) with Museum Group Admission: $7 per person; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member adults free

How To Book?

Call: 585.697.1942

Need More Information?

Name: Member & Visitor Services
Phone: 585-697-1942

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