The Seward House Museum is the historic home of William Henry Seward and his family. Seward was one of the foremost politicians of nineteenth century America; a New York State Senator, Governor of New York, a U.S. Senator, and served as Secretary of State in the Lincoln and Johnson administrations. Guided tours are available to help you navigate the many fascinating aspects of this beautifully preserved home that houses one of the largest original collections in the United States. Enjoy masterpieces of American art and special exhibitions in both the historic house and the museums gardens.