The Path Through History Weekend offers a variety of historical and cultural activities for residents and visitors to immerse themselves in the rich heritage of Broome County.

Set to take place on Saturday and Sunday, June 15-16, the Broome County Path Through History Weekend presents an exciting opportunity to engage with the area’s storied past through engaging events.

Roberson Museum and Science Center: Fresh from the Vault!

David Hermanovitch
David Hermanovitch

Located at 30 Front Street in Binghamton, the Roberson Museum and Science Center will be open on Saturday, June 15 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., featuring a unique showcase of treasures rarely seen from the vault.

Dive into the past with a special display, "Time Space," in the planetarium at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m., and engage young minds in a craft-making session at the M&T Activity Lab from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. Additionally, docent-led mansion tours will be available at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m.

Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for students, seniors, and military, and free for members and children 4 and under. Digital planetarium shows are available for an additional $4, with free admission for members. For more details, visit Roberson Museum and Science Center or call 607.772.0660, ex. 262.

Phelps Mansion Museum: Downtown Binghamton Walking Tour

Phelps Mansion Museum via Facebook
Phelps Mansion Museum via Facebook

Explore the history and architecture of Downtown Binghamton with the Downtown Binghamton Walking Tours offered on Saturday, June 15, and Sunday, June 16, starting at 9:00 a.m.

Ideal for history enthusiasts, the tour includes an "i-spy" booklet for children under 12, offering an informative and interactive experience. Mansion tours are available throughout the weekend, with limited space necessitating reservations.

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Regular admission rates apply, with more information and reservations available at Phelps Mansion Museum or by calling 607.722.4873.


Summer Wouldn't Be Summer Without the Carousels
Traci Taylor

Experience the charm and nostalgia of traditional carousels at various locations over the weekend. While Ross Park is closed for Path Through History Weekend for renovations, other carousels are open for enjoyment at the following times:

  • Recreation Park Carousel (Binghamton) – Saturday & Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • C. Fred Johnson Park Carousel (Johnson City) – Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • George W. Johnson Park Carousel (Endicott) – Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
  • Highland Park Carousel (Endwell) – Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.
  • West Endicott Park Carousel (Endicott) – Saturday & Sunday, 12:00 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

Endicott Visitor Center: Czechoslovakian Memorabilia & Costumes & More

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via Google Maps

Located at 300 Lincoln Avenue in Endicott, the Endicott Visitor Center will be offering a unique opportunity to tour the 105-year-old mansion and view displays covering local history, including the E-J Shoe Company and IBM. A special exhibit will feature authentic memorabilia and handmade costumes from the Czechoslovakian Republic.

This event offers free admission, and for more information, contact 607.757.5355 or via email at or visit Endicott Visitor Center.

Broome County Arts Council: Downtown Binghamton Public Sculpture Walking Tour

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via Google Maps

On Saturday at 1:30 p.m., the Broome County Arts Council presents a guided walking tour of Downtown Binghamton's architectural and artistic heritage, informed by the Sculpture Outdoors project in collaboration with Binghamton University.

Preregistration via email at is encouraged but not required. Further details are available by calling 607.723.4620 or emailing For a view of the sculpture catalog, visit Broome County Arts Council.

Embrace the opportunity to connect with Broome County's fascinating history and culture through a dynamic assortment of events during the Path Through History Weekend on June 15 and 16!

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