A place like no other in Upstate New York.

How to Get in Touch!

The Tompkins Center for History & Culture is home to over a dozen separate organizations. Depending on who you are trying to reach, you will need to contact different staff from each organization.


Downtown Visitors Center

OPEN 10am-5pm – Monday – Saturday


For visitor information, please call 607-209-0008, or chat with us at www.visitithaca.com.


The History Center in Tompkins County – Exhibit Hall and Archives & Research Library

OPEN 10am-5pm – Wednesday – Saturday

CLOSED Sunday-Tuesday

**Hours may vary for special events. Visit www.thehistorycenter.net/events for details.

Contact community@thehistorycenter.net if you’d like to visit outside our regular hours.

For inquiries about renting spaces at the Tompkins Center please contact director@thehistorycent.net


CAP ArtSpace Gallery – Exhibits & displays

OPEN 10am-5pm – Monday – Saturday


**Hours may vary for special events. Visit www.artspartner.org for details.

Contact – info@artspartner.org


Cayuga Chamber Orchestra

Discover Cayuga Lake

The Dorothy Cotton Institute

Discovery Trail/Kids Discover the Trail!

Historic Ithaca & Significant Elements

Ithaca Aviation Heritage Foundation

Susan Christopherson Center for Community Planning & Center for Transformative Action

Latino Civic Association of Tompkins County

Tompkins Chamber

Wharton Studio Museum

Come Visit

Tompkins Center for History & Culture
110 North Tioga Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

See Plan Your Visit page for hours, directions, and more information.

    This website made possible by a grant from the Tompkins County Tourism Program. ©Copyright 2019-2022 Tompkins Center for History & Culture. All Rights Reserved.