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Attractions in Buffalo, New York

Amusements

  • 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 miniature golf courses.
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  • 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 park. The park also features...
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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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.
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  • Cobblestone Museum Complex

    14393 Ridge Road
    Buffalo, NY 14411
    Childs
    716-589-9013
    With seven historic buildings featuring cobblestone masonry from the 1800's, this complex has a school, church, parsonage and blacksmith shop.
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  • 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 House, thought to be one of...
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  • 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 Places, this complex situated on...
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  • Jell-O Gallery HIstoric LeRoy House

    23 East Main Street
    Buffalo, NY 14482
    LeRoy
    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 hearth kitchen.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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 public buildings including the...
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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 other memorabilia.
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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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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 serve the community, while...
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Holland Land Office Museum

    131 West Main Street
    Buffalo, NY 14020
    Batavia
    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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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 transportation.
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  • 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, Pierce Arrows, Thomas Flyers,...
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  • 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 memorabilia.
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  • 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 generations of children.
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Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Artpark

    Foot of South Fort Street
    Buffalo, NY 14301
    Lewiston
    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.
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  • 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 available by reservation.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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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 infamous Canal Street area.
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  • Buffalo News

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

    1127 Wehrle Drive
    Buffalo, NY 14221
    716-626-9694
    Know How Tours offers the largest selection of one day motorcoach tours in Buffalo, NY and the surrounding area. Their wide variey of tours, for adults and children of all ages, travel throughout NY...
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  • 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.
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  • Miss Buffalo/Niagara Clipper Cruise Boats

    79 Marine Drive
    Buffalo, NY 14202
    716-856-6696
    Enjoy sightseeing lunch and dinner cruises.
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