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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.


Subjects: Physical Sciences, The Arts, Social Studies
Program Type: Permanent Exhibition
NYS Standards:

  • 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

NGSS Keywords: Physical Sciences

Where is it?

Museum & Science Center

When is it?

Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Earliest Start Time: 9am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 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: $8 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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