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Museums

The Milton J. Rubenstein Museum of Science and Technology includes 35,000 square feet of permanent and traveling exhibits, a Science Shop, and several programs and events for all ages.
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315.425.9068

The Everson Museum of Art showcases famous American paintings, sculptures, drawings, videos, graphics and one of the largest holdings of international ceramics in the nation.
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315.474.6064

The Erie Canal Museum is a historical museum about the Erie Canal. The museum was founded in 1962 and is housed in the Syracuse Weighlock Building dating back to 1850.
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315.471.0593

The International Boxing Hall of Fame honors boxers, trainers and other contributors to the sport worldwide.
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315.697.7095

At the Shako:wi Cultural Center guests can experience thousands of years of Oneida Indian Nation history, from the key role Oneidas played as America’s first allies during the Revolutionary War to the current day, as the Oneida people have worked to revitalize their Nation. Explore the depths of Oneida tradition and culture with exhibits featuring hand-made lacrosse sticks, wampum, basketry and more.
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Fort Stanwix National Monument: Known as “the fort that never surrendered,” Fort Stanwix played a vital role in the Revolutionary war where together with their Oneida allies, colonial troops were able to repel a siege in August 1777. The failed siege combined with the battles at Oriskany, Bennington, and Saratoga, thwarted an effort by the British to take the northern colonies, and led to American alliances with France and the Netherlands, and eventually to American victory.
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Oriskany Battlefield State Historic Site: Fought on August 6, 1777, the Battle of Oriskany is known as one of the bloodiest of the Revolutionary War and proved to be a pivotal moment that led to the Americans’ eventual victory. The unification of the colonists and the Oneidas at Oriskany protected nearby Fort Stanwix from a forthcoming British siege. If the British and their loyalists were successful, they could’ve divided the colonies in half. Visitors to the battlefield are invited to walk the site, see a monument, view interpretive signs, and view the visitor center exhibit. The Battle of Oriskany is where the Oneida Indian Nation began its legacy as America’s First Allies.
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The New York Energy Zone is a $23 million high tech interactive experience that is great for the whole family.
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The Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute founded in 1919 features renowned collections and exhibitions that provides an educational experience for all ages in arts and culture.
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Kid Friendly Activities

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Nightlife

Experience Central New York’s nightlife atmosphere with cool beachfront stages, hip rock n’ roll joints and sophisticated lounges.

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Outdoor Activities

From award-winning golf and picturesque mountain views to beautiful beaches and great bass fishing, there's something for everyone in lovely Central New York.

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Special Events

One of the things that makes Sylvan Beach a great getaway is that it’s far enough away from the bustle of cities, but still has some of New York State’s best entertainment within minutes of your vacation cottage.

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Groceries

Find snacks and ready-to-eat meals from Turning Stone Resort Casino favorites at Maple Leaf Market and Sylvan Beach Supply Co. or gas at nearby SavOn.

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Dining

Full stomachs, happy faces and unmatched family time - who doesn't love dining out on vacation! Check out these local places that everyone will enjoy.

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Spa

Ready for a spa day? Skana The Spa at Turning Stone is a Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Award winner. Or visit Áhsi' Day Spa, the Oneida word for 'awaken'.

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Casino

As central New York’s hottest beach destination, The Lake House at Sylvan Beach boasts more than 100 slots and a full calendar of live entertainment.