Erie, Pennsylvania

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Erie, Pennsylvania, USA

Attractions in Erie, Pennsylvania

Amusements

  • Harbor View Miniature Golf
    36 State Street, Erie, PA 16507
    814-874-3536, Harbor View Miniature Golf is a professionally-designed, 18-hole course located in Erie's Bayfront. more info

  • Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort
    8091 Peach Street, Erie, PA 16509
    I-90 & Exit 24
    814-217-1111, 866-377-5274, One of top 10 water parks in North America" according to Water Park Resorts Today, Splash Lagoon Indoor Water Park Resort includes child-friendly attractions, a lazy... more info  map

  • Waldameer & Water World
    220 Peninsula Drive; P.O. Box 8308, Erie, PA 16505
    Located at the Entrance to Presque Isle State Park
    814-838-3591, A family fun amusement and water park complex, Waldameer and Water World features amusement park rides, water park slides, live entertainment, an arcade, traditional... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Erie Land Lighthouse
    389 Lighthouse Street, Erie, PA 16501
    814-452-3937, Originally known as the Presque Isle Light Station, the first Erie Land Light built in 1818, along with the original Buffalo Lighthouse, was the first lighthouse on Lake... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

Museums & Galleries

  • Erie Art Museum
    411 State Street, Erie, PA 16501
    814-459-5477, The Erie Art Museum's collections contain over 6,000 items which include American paintings, drawings and sculpture, bronze and stone sculptures from India, porcelains... more info  map

  • Erie County History Center & Cashier's House
    419 State Street, Erie, PA 16501
    Located in Downtown Erie
    814-454-1813, Designed by Philadelphia architect, William Kelly, the three-story Greek Revival-style Cashier's House is filled with 19th century Empire-style furniture and contains... more info  map

  • expERIEnce Children's Museum
    420 French Street, Erie, PA 16507
    814-453-3743, A hands-on, please touch museum for children ages 2-12 with over 55 exhibits related to science, humanities, arts and health. Monthly classes and on-going events!  more info  map

  • Firefighters Historical Museum
    428 Chestnut Street, Erie, PA 16507
    814-456-5969, Over 1,300 pieces of firefighting memorabilia, including antique fire apparatus, badges, ribbons, fire alarm systems, helmets, uniforms, masks and fire extinguishers,... more info  map

  • Museum of Erie GE History
    2901 East Lake Road, Erie, PA 16531
    814-875-2494, This museum chronicles the history of the Erie Plant of the General Electric Company from its planning stage in 1906 to the present by collecting and displaying... more info  map

  • U.S. Brig Niagara & Erie Maritime Museum
    150 East Front Street, Erie, PA 16507
    814-452-2744, The Erie Maritime Museum premier exhibit is the Niagara. Docked for public viewing from September through May and occasionally during the summer each year, the Niagara... more info  map

  • Watson-Curtze Mansion
    356 West 6th Street, Erie, PA 16507
    "Millionaires' Row"/West 6th St. Historic District
    814-454-1813, Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Watson-Curtze Mansion was occupied by only two families before it became a museum run by the Erie County... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Erie Zoo
    423 West 38th Street, Erie, PA 16508
    814-864-4091, Home to over 400 animals, more than 200 species from around the world are represented at the Erie Zoo. These animals include polar bears, llamas, cheetahs, African mud... more info  map

  • Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier Park (LEAF)
    1650 Norcross Road, Erie, PA 16510
    Located Inside Frontier Park
    814-825-1700, A tree museum, LEAF is home to over 225 different varieties of trees. Programs are held throughout the year. more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Erie Planetarium
    356 West 6th Street, Erie, PA 16507
    Located Behind the Watson-Curtze Mansion
    814-871-5790, Opened by the Junior League of Erie in the carriage house of the Watson-Curtze Mansion in 1959, the Erie Planetarium offers many different programs for all ages. more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Best of All Tours/Lady Kate
    1030 West Bayfront Parkway, Erie, PA 16507
    814-836-0201, 800-988-5780, Departing from Perry’s Monument on Presque Isle State Park, Presque Isle Boat Tours provides quality natural maritime sightseeing adventure services aboard the Lady... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Mazza Vineyards
    11815 East Lake Road (Route 5) , North East, PA 16428
    814-725-8695, 800-796-9463, "One of the premiere wineries in the Lake Erie Wine Region," the family-owned Mazza Vineyards is open for tours and tasting Monday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 8:00... more info  map

  

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