The Emily L. Knapp Museum is located in the Village of Brockport, situated on the Erie Canal in the state of New York.

The mission of the museum — an educational institution — is to collect, preserve, and provide access to the heritage and history of the greater Brockport community.

Learn more.

Upcoming Events:

Low Bridge High Water festival hosted by the Village of Brockport. This will take place on June 9th & June 10th. On June 9th, at 7pm at the Hart Gallery on Market Street, Bruce Leslie and Margay Blackman will be repeating their canal lecture from April 20th that took place at the college. The collectable 200th anniversary booklet will also be available again! On Jun 10th, from 11-3, the Emily L. Knapp Museum will be outside the Welcome Center with The Brockport Community Museum and the Morgan-Manning House with some information and artifacts! See the graphic below for more information! We hope to see you there!

Visit Us:


Sunday2:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.
MondayBy appointment.
Tuesday6:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday2:00 p.m. — 4:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.
ThursdayBy appointment.
FridayBy appointment.
SaturdayBy appointment.

Please contact us to schedule a private tour.




49 State Street, Brockport, NY 14420

Our museum is located on the second and third floors above the Village Courthouse.

Get Involved


The Emily L. Knapp museum operates on private donations. You can donate to the museum by sending a check made out to the Village of Brockport with Emily L. Knapp Museum in the subject line.

Checks can be mailed to Village of Brockport, 127 Main Street, Brockport, NY 14420.

Donations — of any size — are greatly appreciated!


The museum is managed by a board of Village residents and devoted volunteers.

The board meets on a monthly basis and is overseen by the Village of Brockport. We’re always interesting in welcoming engaged residents to our Board, check the Brockport Village website for position information. You must be a Village resident to serve on the board.

Anyone is welcome and encouraged to serve as a volunteer if they have an interest in greater Brockport history — you do not have to be a village resident. Complete the form below if you are interested in volunteering at the Emily L. Knapp Museum.