Research in Collections

Researchers interested in gaining access to material in our archives should submit a Research Request Form to the Curator of Collections at least four weeks prior to your proposed visit. For additional information please contact the Curator at

Additional resources for research on the Oneida Community are available at Syracuse University and Hamilton College.  The Syracuse University Library has an extensive collection of Oneida Community archival material which may be accessed by appointment with Syracuse University’s Special Collections library. An inventory of the materials in this collection is available here. Hamilton College Library’s Digital Collections includes information about the thousands of volumes found in the Library of the Oneida Community as well as digital scans of the Community’s Daily Journal (1866-68) and their run of the American Socialist.

For even more information on the Oneida Community and Oneida, Ltd., check out our Bibliography of recommended works.

Filming & Publishing

For those interested in licensing the use of images from our collection in published works, academic papers, promotional material, or films, please review our Image Reproduction Terms & Conditions, and submit a completed Image Reproduction Application to our Curator of Collections.  For additional information please contact the Curator at

To support efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and safeguard the community, the Oneida Community Mansion House is temporarily CLOSED to the public. We look forward to opening Mansion House spaces for all to enjoy when circumstances allow.


In the meantime, look for our online offerings and stay connected via this site, Facebook, Instagram and our email subscriptions.


If you are local, please enjoy OCMH gardens, grounds and trails safely and responsibly obeying all state and local health ordinances.

Museum Open for Self-Guided Tours 

Mon. -  Sat., 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Sun., 12 p.m. -5 p.m.


April - December: Guided Tours Available

Wednesday - Saturday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Sunday at 2 p.m.


Group tours (8 or more) can be scheduled by appointment

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Oneida, NY 13421


Phone: 315-363-0745

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