Welcome to Seneca Falls, the Real Bedford Falls! Each year, our town celebrates with an It's A Wonderful Life Festival the second weekend in December. But the Museum is open all year round. Stop by! We'd love to see you.
Want to support the museum?
Shop our online store and purchase our commemorative calendar.
December 8, 9, & 10, 2017 -- For the first time in 20 years, four actors from the film will appear together: Carol Coombs (Janie) Karolyn Grimes (Zuzu), Jimmy Hawkins (Tommy) and Jeanine Roose (Young Violet). Click photo for flyer
Click on photo for flyer; See link below to buy tickets
Click photo for flyer; See link below to buy tickets
(Left to right) Jimmy Hawkins (Tommy Bailey), Carol Coombs (Janie Bailey), actor Brian Rohan and Karolyn Grimes (Zuzu Bailey) at the Dance by the Light of the Moon in 2016. Click on poster at left for this year's Dance flyer. See Festival Schedule of Appearances for additional information.
Bell Ringing Certificate -- Click photo for Bell Ringing Request Form or see link below
Available in our online store
Carol Coombs (Janie Bailey) and Karolyn Grimes (Zuzu Bailey). Click photo for message from Karolyn Grimes
The 72nd Anniversary Celebration of “It’s a Wonderful Life” — December 7, 8 & 9, 2018
Thanks to all who attended this year's Festival!
Museum Holiday Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 11 am – 4 pm. Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
To ring a bell for someone who has impacted your life
The bells will ring on December 9, 2018 at 4:15 pm -- 2018 Form will be available soon