Discover the Children’s Wing, designed for the teaching and raising of the children of the Oneida Community.
Tony Wonderley shows us the Best Quilt, designed by Oneida Community women in 1873 with squares depicting labor and leisure.
Tony describes the hustle and bustle of the Nursery Kitchen, one of the most intact spaces inside the Mansion House.
The Oneida Community brought back many treasures from their round-the-world travels. Tony Wonderley discusses these travels, and shows some highlights from this popular spot in the museum.
The Oneida Community had many avid readers, who devoured the latest fiction and nonfiction of their era. Take a peek inside their preserved library.
Discover how and why Oneida Community women defied the social norms of their day by adopting the pantalette.
Upper Sitting Room
Tony explains how the architecture and function of the Upper Sitting Room helped to bring the Oneida Community together, as well as regulate behavior among members.
Discover how the Oneida Community’s beliefs on communal living were reflected in their bedroom arrangement.
Discover the major industries that kept the Oneida Community financially stable, including animal traps, fruit preserves, and silk.
Mansion House Exterior
Former curator Anthony Wonderley shows highlights of the Oneida Community Mansion House buildings and grounds.
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.
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