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Path Through History Weekend: Touring Roberson’s Gilded Past

June 19, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - June 20, 2021 @ 3:00 pm

Free – $8

This Path Through History Weekend, Roberson is offering both in-person and virtual tours through selected parts of the Museum and Mansion. In each tour, we’ll be going into the Museum’s more hidden parts to hear its stories and history.

Scroll down to see both options: Virtual over Zoom or in-person at Roberson.


Virtual Tour

Where: Via Zoom

June 19th: 1:30PM & 2:30PM
June 20th: 1:30PM & 2:30PM

What: For this Path Through History, we will take you on a virtual walk through Roberson’s past. Have you visited Roberson when the Link organ was in use? In this virtual tour, we will view this organ in its current gallery, and then explore the secrets of the Link Organ hidden deep behind the locked rooms of the museum. What remnants of Roberson’s past can still be seen today? Tour also includes a brief virtual tour of the historic Roberson Mansion.

Limit 25 participants per time-slot

Admission: $6.00 for Non-Members; Free for Roberson Members

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Registration is limited to 25 participants per session. Pre-registration is required.


In Person Tour

Where: Roberson Museum and Science Center, 30 Front Street, Binghamton, NY 13905

June 19th: 1:00PM, 2:00PM, 3:00PM
June 20th: 1:00PM, 2:00PM, 3:00PM

What: For this Path Through History weekend, join us for a tour of Roberson’s past. We will take you on a guided tour of the historic Roberson Mansion, celebrating the lives of Alonzo and Margaret as well as the servants that worked and lived on the premises. We will then view the Link Organ in its current gallery and discuss the contributions of Edwin A. Link to our community. Learn how and where the organ was previously integrated within the museum. At the end of the tour, you will receive a link to video footage of the original Link Organ pipes that still reside behind closed doors of the museum.

*Registration is limited to 10 people. Pre-registration is encouraged by calling the Admission Desk at (607) 772-0660.

Admission: $8 adults; $6 Students, military, seniors; Roberson Members FREE; Children 4 & under free

Digital Planetarium Shows:  Planetarium shows featuring the history of aviation, the invention of the telescope, and astronomy in ancient cultures will run at 1 pm, 2 pm, and 3 pm for an additional $4 per show. (Members are always free)

Contact: Anne Glasgow at 607-772-0660, ext. 262 with any questions.


June 19, 2021 @ 1:00 pm
June 20, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
Free – $8
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Roberson Museum and Science Center

Support provided by the general operations support grants from the United Cultural Fund, a program of the Broome County Arts Council; the Conrad and Virginia Klee Foundation; the Zoos, Botanical Gardens and Aquariums Program, administered by the New York State Office of Parks, Recreational, and Historical Preservation; and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.