Museums & History in Downtown Corning

If you love museums, galleries, and art, then you’re in the right place! From large museums to small family-owned galleries, downtown Corning has something for every artistic palette. 

Stand in awe of the curated collection of glass ranging from the portrait of an ancient Egyptian pharaoh to contemporary sculpture at the Corning Museum of Glass

Step into the former City Hall and immerse yourself in the American experience through fine art at the Rockwell Museum

Or follow your own path and experience the rich history of renovation and resiliency that Corning is renowned for.

  • 1 Museum Way
  • (607) 937-5371

From children looking for an adventure to artists looking for inspiration, there is something for everyone at The Corning Museum of Glass. The world's largest glass museum offers the opportunity to browse 3500 years of glassmaking history in the collection…

  • 111 Cedar St.
  • (607) 937-5386

Our diverse, unique collection, gifted by Bob and Hertha Rockwell, serves as the base of our work, and provides inspiration for our innovative programs. Our mission is to use our collection to stimulate and engage our visitors, both within the Museum and…