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Niagara County History Center

215 Niagara St, Lockport, NY 14094-2605
+1 716-434-7433
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If You Like Local History, This Is Your Place!

Outstanding collection of local history in five different buildings! A real find for sure with an... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Lockport, New York
Seems like this is being confused with the

Seems like this attraction is being confused with the canal Discovery Center there is a separate... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2016
Bernardo F
New York City, New York
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A seven building, three site, campus of museums, historic houses and interactive centers preserving and promoting the history of Niagara County and the Erie Canal through exhibits, programming, collaboration and more.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“erie canal” (5 reviews)
“admission” (3 reviews)
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215 Niagara St, Lockport, NY 14094-2605
+1 716-434-7433
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Outstanding collection of local history in five different buildings! A real find for sure with an outstanding staff and many special monthly events, along with the nearly Erie Canal Discovery Center. Melissa Dunlap and Ann Marie Linnaberry runs this exceptional local history museum that also...More

1  Thank Moomus
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Seems like this attraction is being confused with the canal Discovery Center there is a separate Niagara County Historical Center and it is in a converted home in a residential area. It's small but it's cute and there is some decent information about the area...More

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 12 July 2016

This is a great adaptation of a historic building in the downtown area with personable volunteers and an interesting story represented through the exhibits. The building includes the visitors' center as well. I enjoyed the visit.

Thank seawitchflorida
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

There are five buildings that you wonder through, each with its own theme. We were given a self guided map that you return on your way out: be careful because the map needs updating and you will find yourself in front of locked passage ways....More

1  Thank Disneybus
Reviewed 12 October 2015

We continued our Lockport day trip with a visit to the Niagara County Historical Center. We were greeted at the door by a very friendly and helpful gentleman who described the five buildings we would visit and gave us a notebook with descriptions of each...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 4 October 2015

We did pop in here and grabbed a couple of maps and lollies. It has an interpretive centre upstairs where you feel like you are in a boat going through the locks. I didn't do the movie this time. It was $6 and we were...More

Thank PRICEY2830
Reviewed 27 June 2015

We were waiting for a cruise up the locks and stopped here. We only had an hour so we moved along. There is so much to see here we wished we had more time. The amount of cool things here is hard to believe. Very...More

Thank Charles G
Reviewed 21 June 2015

Wonderful local history center with helpers willing to share their information. They seemed like a very friendly staff very knowledgeable of the area.

Thank GreggL14
Reviewed 9 November 2014

. We visited the Niagara County Historical Society which consists of five buildings. It was fun roaming around looking at the various exhibits. I also enjoyed conversing with the ladies in the genealogy library on the second floor of the main building. This site costs...More

Thank Marcia B
Reviewed 21 September 2014

We actually only visited the Erie Canal Discovery Center, which is but one part of the larger History Center. If you're interested in the Erie Canal and the circumstances surrounding its construction, you'll likely be content to explore this well-conceived and nicely implemented exhibit area.

Thank marianc95
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