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Erie, Pennsylvania, USA

Attractions in Erie, Pennsylvania

Amusements

  • 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 river, tubes, body slides, thrill...
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  • 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 midway games, food and...
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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 Erie. A new 56-foot tower...
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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 from China and Japan, 20th...
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  • 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 changing exhibits of the period....
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  • 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!
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  • 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, are on exhibit at the...
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  • 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 documents, pictures, memorabilia and...
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  • 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 is "the reconstructed flagship...
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  • 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 Historical Society. This grand...
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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 turtles, alligators, penguins,...
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  • 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.
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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.
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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 Kate, a 65-foot Great Lakes...
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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 p.m. during July and August; from...
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