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Attractions and Events along the Historic Barge Canal

Lockport Cave & Underground Boat Ride
Underground Boat Ride through the Lockport Cave
Offers a historic, fun, one-of-a-kind, 70-minute guided tour through America's past viewing the Erie Canal Locks 34 & 35, the Flight of Five; walking through a 1,600 foot tunnel blasted in the mid 1800s used for water power; and riding on an underground boat. See geologic cave formations and old mill ruins. Daily tours.
2 Pine Street
Lockport, NY 14094
(716) 438-0174
LockportCave.com

 

Lockport Locks & Erie Canal Cruises
Barge Canal Tourist Cruises
Experience a unique, narrated two-hour cruise which includes "locking through" and being raised the 49-foot elevation of the Niagara Escarpment in the only double set of locks on the Erie Canal. AAA GEM Attraction, featured on the History Channel. Cruises daily from May to October. Gift shop, free parking, and handicapped accessible.
210 Market Street
Lockport NY 14094
(716) 433-6155
LockportLocks.com

 

The Kenan Center
The Kenan Center, Community, Art and Education in WNY
One of Lockport's architectural treasures that today serves as a regional center for arts, education and recreation. The 1850s house features a year-round gallery that is free to the public and is surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens that visitors are welcome to stroll during the warm weather months.
433 Locust Street
Lockport, NY 14094
(716) 433-2617
KenanCenter.org

 

Market Street Art Center
Market Street original paintings and handmade jewelry
This renovated old factory is now home to two art galleries, thirty artist studios and one unique gift shop. Original paintings (landscapes, portraits, still life), photography, pottery, wood carving, stained glass, hand-crafted jewelry and more. Open daily and always free admission.
247 Market Street
Lockport, NY 14094
(716) 478-0239
MarketStreetArtCenter.org

 

Niagara County Historical Society
Lockport and Niagara County NY Historical Society
Five buildings trace the history of Niagara County including Native Americans, pioneer settlers, agriculture and industry, the Civil War and Victorian period rooms. Exhibits are housed in two 19th century homes, an old carriage house, an 1835 land/law office and a reproduction barn. The nearby William Bond/Jesse Hawley House is an 1824 brick home, fully furnished to the mid 19th century period.
215 Niagara Street
Lockport, NY 14094
(716) 434-7433
NiagaraHistory.org

 

The Erie Canal Discovery Center
Education on the Flight of Five historic locks
A multi-media museum devoted to the Erie Canal, particularly the "Flight of Five" locks constructed to lift the canal over the Niagara Escarpment. During your visit you can see the 20' x 13' Raphael Beck mural, "Opening of the Erie Canal, October 26, 1825," view a short film about the history of the locks,"ride" a virtual reality canal boat, hear the stories of the "canawlers," try an interactive computer game, "hammer" away at a rock wall and test your navigational skills at moving a boat through the locks!
24 Church Street
Lockport NY 14094
(716) 439-0431
NiagaraHistory.org

 

Vacation in Upstate NY on the Historic Erie Barge Canal

 

Erie Canal Cruises, Lockport NY Historic Trolley


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