Binghamton University’s Opera Ensemble

Sunday, March 12 at 3 p.m. Binghamton University’s Opera Ensemble presents excerpts from two of Mozarts greatest comedies: COSÌ FAN TUTTE (“SO DO THEY ALL”) and THE MAGIC FLUTE Phelps Mansion Museum, 191 Court Street, Binghamton – $10 general public; BU students free with ID – For reservations call the Phelps Mansion at (607) 722-4873. This concert is co-sponsored[…]


Meet Eleanor Roosevelt at the Phelps

On Monday, March 13th, meet Eleanor Roosevelt at the Phelps Mansion Museum’s Luncheon Program at 191 Court Street in Binghamton. Eleanor Roosevelt will be portrayed by Patricia Clark. Clark studies history, accounts, letters, and diaries. From her research, she produces monologues and creates period costumes for the people she plays. Her goal is to make[…]


Improv Comedy Night at Phelps Mansion

The Phelps Museum is pleased to announce an evening of top-notch improv comedy. Recent graduates of Tim Mollen’s workshop program will take the Phelps Mansion Ballroom stage at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 24. Audience participation will be a key ingredient in this lively and unpredictable performance. Admission tickets are $10 and may be purchased at[…]

First Ladies Phelps LR

First Ladies

On Saturday, March 25th at 7:30 p.m., Judith Present will present First Ladies at the Phelps Mansion Museum at 191 Court Street in Binghamton as the second show in their First Ladies Tour. First ladies are never voted for, nor do they get paid; yet without them, our presidents would falter. Presidents wouldn’t remember names or faces,[…]

The People of the Mansion

As most folks in Binghamton are aware, the mansion was built by Sherman Phelps in 1872, and he and his family lived in it for a number of years. He and his family were certainly colorful characters who helped to establish Binghamton as a center for business and trade. Later residents also helped to shape[…]


Valentine Lunch and Program

This Luncheon has been rescheduled for Monday, February 20th.   A lunch and Travelogue program “London to Paris” is being presented by Karen and Bob Pompi February 20th, 2017. Lunch starts at noon and the program at 1PM. The Lunch with a French inspired menu and the program –$20 The program alone, for those not[…]


History Happy Hour-January

THE PEOPLE OF THE MANSION History Happy Hour Public $15.00 USDMembers $10.00 USD On January 12th at 5:30 p.m., the Phelps Mansion Museum will be entertaining some previous residents. Members of the Gilded Age Players will be taking on the personas of various individuals who once called the Phelps Mansion home. This evening will be[…]

HHH Christmas

History Happy Hour (December)

Ticket Selection Public $15.00 USDMembers $10.00 USD Gilded Age Christmas Traditions Thursday, December 15th from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. David Rasey is a local historian and a volunteer at the Phelps Mansion Museum and a writer for the Gilded Age Today magazine.  He has researched many of the Christmas traditions that were part of[…]