Visitors to Herkimer Home State Historic Site can visit the Mansion, original root cellar, Herkimer’s cemetery, Herkimer's Monument and nearly 150 acres of the extensive homestead, which includes beautiful gardens and restored landscapes. The estate also includes a replica 18th century bateaux, Erie Canal bridge abutment and towpath, 19th century railroad ties and water well.
The Herkimer Home Visitor Center and Museum features an educational film on the history of the site, artifacts, and exhibits on the colonial frontier in the Mohawk Valley. In addition, interactive educational activities are available for children of all ages.
The Erie Canalway Trail traces the original towpath of the Erie Canal and is used actively by walkers, hikers, bikers and more. Special stops along the trail include a bird watching area, original stone remnants of the original Erie Canal, Lock 16 and more.
Visitors should expect to spend several hours at the Herkimer Home State Historic Site, and when planning your visit consider the guided tours, audio tours, walking tours, engaging educational programs and events offered at different times throughout the year.