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  • Adventure Landing Waterpark
    2400 Sheridan Drive, Tonawanda, NY 14150
    716-832-6248, This amusement center and park offers something for everyone including a huge game room with over 100 state-of-the-art interactive video games, a Teddy Bear Factory & 3... more info  map

  • Darien Lake Theme Park Resort
    9993 Allegheny Road, Buffalo, NY 14040
    Darien Center
    716-599-4641, This theme park is full of over 100 rides, shows and attractions including Superman Ride of Steel, one of the tallest coasters in the northeast, a water park and kiddie... more info

  • Kavinoky Theatre, The
    320 Porter Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14201
    716-881-7668, This beautiful restored Victorian theatre is an attraction in itself. They also thrill audiences with fantastic productions in the fall. more info  map

  • Martin's Fantasy Island
    2400 Grand Island Boulevard, Buffalo, NY 14072
    716-773-7591, Enjoy family fun and excitement at this 80 acre theme park with over 100 rides, shows and attractions including a water park. more info

  • UB Center for the Arts
    103 Center for the Arts, Buffalo, NY 14260
    716-831-3742, This performing arts venue isknown for offering a wide variety of entertainment. more info

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Buffalo City Hall
    65 Niagara Square, Buffalo, NY 14202
    716-851-4200, This Art dedo masterpiece features an observation deck on 25th floor. The building is on the National Historic Register. more info  map

  • Cobblestone Museum Complex
    14393 Ridge Road, Buffalo, NY 14411
    716-589-9013, With seven historic buildings featuring cobblestone masonry from the 1800's, this complex has a school, church, parsonage and blacksmith shop. more info

  • Darwin D. Martin House Complex
    125 Jewett Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14201
    716-856-3858, A National Historic Landmark in the historic Parkside district of Buffalo, the Darwin D. Martin Prairie-style House was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. The Martin... more info  map

  • Graycliff Estate
    6472 Old Lake Shore Road, Buffalo, NY 14047
    Located 20 Minutes South of Downtown Buffalo
    716-947-9217, "Known as the "Jewel of the Lake," Graycliff was the Martin family summer estate that was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Listed on the National Register of Historic... more info

  • Jell-O Gallery HIstoric LeRoy House
    23 East Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14482
    716-768-7433, This house features an interactive exhibit that traces the history of America's Most Famous Dessert. The house has three floors open to the public featuring an open... more info

  • Millard Fillmore House
    24 Shearer Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14216
    716-652-8875, Built by President Millard Fillmore, this house contains furnishings and artifacts connected with Millard Fillmore's life. more info

  • Old Fort Niagara
    P.O. Box 169 , Buffalo, NY 14174-0169
    716-745-7611, Explore original pre-Revolutionary stone building, ancient fortifications, exhibits, demonstraitons and living history. more info

  • QRS Music Rolls
    1026 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14213
    716-885-4600, This large manufacturer of player piano rolls, founded in 1900, has tours available. more info  map

  • Roycroft Campus
    31 South Grove Street, Buffalo, NY 14052
    716-652-333, Elbert Hubbard and his Roycroft Renaissance continue to blossom in East Aurora. It has been a national historic landmark since 1986, the Roycroft campus features nine... more info

Historic Sites & Monuments

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
    1 Lafayette Square, Buffalo, NY 14203
    716-858-8900, This library houses more than three million books. The Mark Twain Room features a rare book collection, Mark Twain's "Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" manuscript and... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Albright - Knox Art Gallery
    1285 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222
    716-882-8700, Internationally renowned paintings and sculptures of the 20th century are housed at this gallery. more info  map

  • Amherst Museum
    3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Buffalo, NY 14228
    716-689-1440, Experience 19th century life on the Niagara Frontier. Tour an historic home, churches and one room schoolhouses. more info  map

  • Anderson Gallery of the St University of Buffalo
    Martha Jackson Place, Buffalo, NY 14214
    716-834-2579, The gallery houses an extensive collection of contemporary paintings, sculptures and graphics from World War II to the present. more info

  • Aurora Historical Museum
    5 South Grove Street, Buffalo, NY 14127
    716-652-3280, this museum contains the complete history of the town. Exhibits are presented in sequence through Rix Jennings' murals and Aurora Historical Society collections. more info

  • Buffalo Arts Studio
    2495 Main Street, Suite 500, Buffalo, NY 14214
    716-833-4450, Buffalo Arts Studio exhibits regional, national, international in ten solo exhibits and two group exhibitions each year. Educational programs and public art help BAS... more info  map

  • Buffalo Fire Historical Museum
    1850 William Streeet, Buffalo, NY 14206
    716-892-8400, Look into the heroic past of Buffalo's fire fighting. Antique equipment and displays portray the dangers faced by firefighters dating from volunteer days. more info  map

  • Buffalo/Erie County Historical Society Museum
    25 Nottingham Court, Buffalo, NY 14216
    716-873-9644, View the many permanent displays and frequently changing exhibits which explore local industrial and cultural history. more info  map

  • Buffalo/Erie County Naval and Military Park
    1 Naval Park Cove, Buffalo, NY 14202
    716-847-1773, Visit this museum of military history that houses various historical ships and much more. more info  map

  • Burchfield - Penney Art Center
    1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14222
    Buffalo State College
    716-878-6011, A variety of 20th century American water colors are featured at this art gallery. more info  map

  • CEPA Gallery
    617 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
    716-856-2717, Photograph, video and film exhibits are available for viewing at this popular cultural center. more info

  • Elbert Hubbard-Roycroft Museum
    363 Oakwood Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14214
    716-352-4735, Roycroft bungalow was built in 1910 and today containes a collection of Roycroft artifacts. more info  map

  • Holland Land Office Museum
    131 West Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14020
    716-343-4727, Housed in the 1815 land office used by the Holland Land Company, this museum focuses on Genesse County's rich and diverse history and the Holland Company. more info

  • Iron Island Museum
    998 Lovejoy Street, Buffalo, NY 14206
    716-892-3084, Railroad items, neighborhood memorabilia, NY Central Terminal Gallery, eclectic mix and school pictures are housed at this unusual and interesting museum. more info  map

  • Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum
    453 Porter Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14201
    716-885-4139, Buffalo is one of seven US cities to house a Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum. The museum's comprehensive collection is the largest of its kind in the world. more info  map

  • Niagara County Aquarium of Niagara
    701 Whirpool Street, Buffalo, NY 14301
    Niagara Falls
    716-285-3575, Californai sea lions, piranha, river otters are many of the 1,500 aquatic animals on exhibit.  more info

  • Original American Kazoo Company
    8703 South Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14057
    716-992-3960, This is the only metal kazoo manufacturer in the world and is now operating as a working factory and museum. more info  map

  • Pedaling History Bicycle Museum
    3943 North Buffalo Road, Buffalo, NY 14127
    716-662-3853, As the largest bicycle museum in the world, this museum exhibits a complete history of the innovation, invention and development of man's first personal mechanical... more info  map

  • Pierce Arrow Museum
    263 Michigan Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
    716-853-0084, Automobile enthusiasts love this exhibition of Buffalo and Western New York made automobiles, motorcycles, carriages, etc. Includes cars from 1903 Mid 60's, muscle cars,... more info  map

  • Steel Plant Museum
    560 Ridge Road, Buffalo, NY 14621
    at Lackawanna Public Library
    716-823-0630, A tribute to Western New York steelworkers and Buffalo's former largest steel plant, this museum contains photos, artifacts and displays of local steel industry related... more info  map

  • Toy Town Museum
    636 Girard Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14052
    716-687-5151, Toys through the Twentieth Century are exhibited at this unique museum. See 100 years of the actual toys, games, stuffed animals, music and literature-enjoyed by... more info

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Artpark
    Foot of South Fort Street, Buffalo, NY 14301
    716-754-9000, This 200 acre New York State park for visual and performing arts. Summer theatre, park arts and crafts programs, fishing and hiking are available. more info

  • Beaver Meadow Audubon Center
    1610 Welch Road, Buffalo, NY 14113
    North Java
    716-457-3228, This 324 acre wildlife refuge is complete with 8 miles of hiking trails, newly expanded visitory center houses live animals and interpretive displays. Guided tours are... more info

  • Buffalo Zoological Gardens
    300 Parkside Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14214
    716-837-3900, More than 23 acres of natural settings, exotic and doemestic animals make up the zoo and garden. more info  map

  • Buffalo/Erie County Botanical Gardens
    2655 South Park, Buffalo, NY 14218
    Visitors love this beautiful garden with its Victorian conservatory, greenhouse, exotic plants and flower events. more info

  • Cave of the Winds, Goat Island Park
    Niagara Falls
    716-278-1730, Venture down a series of wooden walkways leading to Bridal Veil Falls, where you will be only an arm's length away from the thundering water. more info

  • Dr. Victor Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve
    77 Honorine Dr, Buffalo, NY 14043
    716-851-7201, Get back to nature with this 90-minute guided nature walk describing the history and general ecology of the 289-acre preserve. more info

  • Tift Nature Preserve
    1200 Fuhrmann Boulevard, Buffalo, NY 14203
    716-896-5200, Natural beauty abounds at this 264 acre preserve, marsh, lake, ponds and nature trails. more info  map

Science & Technology

Tours & Cruises

  • Buffalo History Tours
    92 Pearl Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
    716-222-2432, Historic, humorous tours of Buffalo, NY. Public and private tours that highlight Buffalo's unique heritage with an emphasis on CanalSide, the Brewery District and the... more info  map

  • Buffalo News
    1 News Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14240
    716-849-3477, Tour all departments of Buffalo's news by appointment. more info

  • Grand Lady Cruises
    100 Whitehaven Road, Buffalo, NY 14072
    716-774-8519, Cruise the Niagara River and Lake Erie with Grand Lady Cruises while enjoying an upscale lunch, brunch or dinner. more info

  • Maid of the Mist Boat Tour
    151 Buffalo Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14303
    Niagara Falls
    716-284-5446, A breathtaking 30 minute seasonal boat ride up close to one of the Wonders of the World. Pass by the base of the American Falls and into the ring of the Horseshoe Falls. more info

  • Miss Buffalo/Niagara Clipper Cruise Boats
    79 Marine Drive, Buffalo, NY 14202
    716-856-6696, Enjoy sightseeing lunch and dinner cruises. more info


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