Our area has many interesting places to enjoy and visit. Here is a small collections of attractions, museums, and parks you could visit with your children. Practically all these locations have their website where you could check the prices, hours of operations, driving directions, and other important information.
Niagara Falls, NY
- The waters of the American, Bridal Veil and Horseshoe Falls are indeed numbered among the Seven Wonders of the World. The park is open year round. Toll free telephone number -1-800-338-7890 While you are there visit Maid of the Mis
t and the Cave of the Winds. Don't get too wet!
Buffalo Science Museum
. The museum's Tifft Nature Preserve includes over 264 acres of undisturbed natural habitat within the City of Buffalo. Telephone -716-896-5200.
At Children's Museum you can touch, experiment, discover, play, and learn. It is located in East Aurora, Erie County. Telephone number - 716-655-5131. And while you're there, visit Toy Town Museum.
which houses Fisher-Price Toy Collection from 1930-70 and ToyWorks, a kids' interactive learning center. Telephone number - 716-687-5151.
Corning Museum of Glass
is the home to the world's most celebrated collection of glass. It presents live glassblowing demonstrations all day, everyday. The Museum features stunning new galleries, interactive exhibits and much, much more. Their telephone number is toll free -1- 800-732-6845.
Glenn Curtiss Museum
. You'll find aircraft and engines at the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum in Hammondsport, Steuben County. Curtiss, pioneer aviator and inventor of the small engine, loved motorcycles. The telephone number is 607-569-2160.
Letchworth State Park
and a museum is a wonderful place to spend a warm spring or autumn day. The telephone number is 585-493-2760.
Old Fort Niagara
, Youngstown, Niagara County. This 18th century military compound was occupied, in turn, by French, British and colonial troops. Some of the buildings date from 1726. The grounds are open daily, year-round. However, during the summer months, Old Fort Niagara features cannon and musket firings, historical re-enactments of the battles, 18th century military living demonstrations and archeology programs. Fun for kids of all ages.
Buffalo Botanical Gardens
. Exotic plants of the tropics are enjoyed at the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens in any season. The gardens telephone number is 716-696-3555. Check their website for the hours of operation.
- Artpark is summer theater at its finest, presenting musical productions and weekly concerts. It is located in Lewiston, NY. Telephone - 716- 754-4375
. A fantastic place to spend a day with children. Delaware Park where the Zoo is located housing over 1,000 animals, including a rare white tiger. Telephone - 716-837-3900
Darien Lake Theme Park
. Amusement park and a picnic grounds with a full selection of roller coasters as well as family and children-oriented rides. Darien Lake has something for everyone. Telephone - 585-599-4641.