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Buffalo Museum of Science

Buffalo Museum of Science

1020 Humboldt Pkwy
Buffalo, NY 14211   Directions

(716) 896-5200


The Buffalo Museum of Science has an incredible number of stories to tell. But instead of presenting these accounts in a dry and uninteresting way, the exhibits and special presentations that can be found here bring it all to life in a way that makes learning about the area as fun as it is informative. The museum prides itself in its exhibits that span the various scientific fields, and the depth and breadth of their mission is accomplished quite well. Among the many highlights here are mummies and the biggest Kodiak bears in the world.

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

3755 Tonawanda Creek Rd
Amherst, NY 14228   Directions

(716) 689-1440


The Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village offers visitors a fascinating glimpse of what life was like for the area’s settlers. The museum is situated on a 35-acre park that is dedicated to telling the story of frontier life in the Niagara area. See such interesting sites as vintage houses, restored homes, and actual buildings in which the area's pioneers lived. Don't forget to stop into the museum to see some authentic arts and crafts that date back to this formative period in Buffalo's history.

Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society

Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society

1 Museum Crt
Buffalo, NY 14216   Directions

(716) 873-9644


The overriding mission of the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society is to tell the stories about the area that many people may not yet know, but will surely never forget once they visit this highly entertaining venue. Both the pacemaker and Cheerios have their origins tied to Buffalo, and the full stories, among many others, are all waiting to be discovered thanks to the hard work of the county historical society. The society itself is housed in the last remaining structure from the city's 1901 Pan American Exposition, so history is what the Society does best in more ways than one.

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

180 Thompson St
North Tonawanda, NY 14120   Directions

(716) 693-1885


Nearly everyone is charmed and captivated when they see an old fashioned carousel. Buffalo's Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum offers visitors a chance to dig a little deeper into the history and construction of this time-honored attraction. The venue has the distinction of being the only one of its kind in America, and the whole family will love learning about how carrousels are made from start to finish. Various artifacts include a merry-go-round that dates back to 1916, vintage park rides, organs, and woodcarvings. And, instead of enjoying all of these tremendous works of art from a distance, you're highly encouraged to hop on and take a ride, which will add an even greater level of fun to your visit!

Kazoo Factory

Kazoo Factory

8703 S Main St
Eden, NY 14057   Directions

(716) 992-3960


One of the great things about playing the kazoo is that your enthusiasm for creating music is more important than the actual amount of talent you possess. Maybe that's why everyone who visits the Original American Kazoo Company Museum can't help but smile widely as they tour the facility to see how the instrument is actually made. This is the only original metal kazoo factory in the world, and not only can you watch the kazoos being constructed but you actually have an opportunity to make your own. Plus, don't miss the incredibly fun selection of kazoos in all sizes and colors as well as other fun items available in the gift shop.

Niagara Gorge Discovery Center

Niagara Gorge Discovery Center

332 Prospect St
Niagara Falls, NY 14303   Directions

(716) 278-1796


Niagara Gorge Discovery Center captures the essence and impressively tells the story of the Niagara Gorge. The fact that the area's history dates back 453 million years is staggering, but the museum does a highly impressive job of communicating this sweeping span of history in a fun and entertaining way. There are several interesting exhibits as well as larger-than-life presentations that can be viewed in an impressive multi-screen theater.

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Little Ridge Archery & Gift Shop

Little Ridge Archery & Gift Shop

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(716) 772-7598
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