An extensive online database of photographs and artwork is maintained at Historic Niagara Digital Collections. Hotel was clean and updated. Visitors picnic and children use the playground at this level. Please change your dates , or view all Niagara Falls hotels with availability. A view of the Scow stranded up stream of the Falls.
Niagara Falls is served by two main local newspapers, three radio stations and a community television channel. All other media is regionally based, as well, from Hamilton and Toronto.
The area is otherwise served by stations from Toronto , Hamilton and Buffalo. Television stations from Toronto and Buffalo are also widely available.
Officially, Niagara Falls is part of the Toronto television market, even though it is directly across the Niagara River from its American twin city, which is part of the Buffalo market. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the waterfall, see Niagara Falls. City lower-tier in Ontario, Canada. This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. January Learn how and when to remove this template message.
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The Museum houses and displays a distinguished collection of contemporary art, including historic photographs of Niagara Falls. Daredevil Museum — A free, but small exhibit containing various daredevil paraphernalia including the Steve Trotter and Peter De Bernardi barrels. Discovery Center — Showcasing the natural and local history of Niagara Falls and the surrounding area, the Niagara Gorge Discovery Center is a hands-on learning experience for all ages.
Since it will take a while to hit all of these stores, there is also a food court. Narrated tours, lunch and dinner cruises including a musical review are featured. The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum — Located in nearby North Tonawanda, this former factory now houses a museum dedicated to the these classic American carrousels and the craftsmen who made them. The museum has plenty of authentic hand-carved animals, activities for kids and two working carrousels.
The theatre boasts a full orchestra pit complete with a hydraulic organ lift, balcony seating and a modern sound system. Films and live shows run regularly. Lockport Cave and Underground Boat Ride — Located in nearby Lockport, NY, this 70 minute guided tour starts out at Erie Canal locks and travels through a water tunnel constructed in the s. The last part of the tour continues via boat through a network of limestone caves.
Considered the longest underground boat ride in America. Most attractions cater to kids, but the classic wooden coater, the Silver Comet, is thrilling for all ages.
This minute bus tour highlights former criminal hideouts, hangouts, and homes, and explains the history of Stefano, Gaspare and Nino Magaddino, the former brothers who ruled Western New York with iron fists. With 6, square feet of climbing terrain and a variety of walls and routes to suit beginner, intermediate, and advanced climbers, this indoor facility is fun for all.
Enjoy an overview of the park in half an hour as a knowledgeable guide shares the history of the park with you along the three-mile route, or get off at each of the six stops and explore the Niagara Falls attractions. Niagara University Theater — This college theater program puts on a variety of shows for little or no admission.
The production qualities are high and the talent is excellent. Ransomville Speedway — The Ransomville dirt track is a half mile oval and caters to various classes of stock car racing.
It is a fun time for all ages. Riviera Theatre — This historic theater in nearby North Tonawanda was constructed in in the Italian Renaissance style.
The plant has 13 turbines, generating 2,, Kilowatts of electricity. Niagara Power Project Power Vista offers excellent views of the nearby dams as well as tours and educational exhibits. Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima — The magnificence and natural beauty of the Shrine is highlighted by an awe-inspiring Dome Basilica covered with two layers of glass and Plexiglas, with a contour of the Northern Hemisphere of the globe. Visitor Center — In addition to maps and information, the Visitor Center houses the Adventure Theater, a gift shop and a variety of Niagara Falls restaurants, including specialty coffees, ice cream, a patio grill and a deli snack bar.
Of particular interest are the Niagara Falls historical timeline and geological charts. Although most wineries are at least a 20 minute drive from the Falls. Follow one of the pre-defined trails and be sure check the calendar for special trail-wide events. Parks and Historic Sites In alphabetical order. Located minutes upstream from the Falls. Floral Clock — This unique attraction is a very popular stop on the Niagara Parkway and is photographed almost as often as the Falls.
The floral clock is a fully-functioning time piece, crafted out of colorful flowering plants and surrounded by an aquatic garden. The Clock is enclosed by a well-groomed garden park with hundreds of lilac bushes on display. Floral Showhouse — Surrounded by summer gardens, this world-class greenery features orchids, succulents and other tropical plants throughout the year, along with floral shows that reflect the changing seasons.
Flying throughout the greenery are colorful tropical birds. A must-see for the flower lover. Fort Erie — Fort Erie, the local site of the War of , is one of the most significant historic landmarks in the area.
Fort Erie saw considerable action in the War of An excellent spot for picnicking and family recreation, the park offers picnic facilities, lake access, a playground and splash-pool for kids. McFarland House — This two-century-old Georgian-style estate sits amidst a family park in Niagara-on-the-Lake and offers tours of the home and garden. The colonial-style tea garden has an extensive collection of teas, wines and pastries. Navy Island — Located 2. During the War of , the British Navy used the island for maintenance and repair of warships.
It now serves as an undeveloped park and camping area; accessible only by boat. Stairways lead to 4 km 2. Bounded by the steep Fallsview moraine and the Niagara River Great Gorge, the Park contains a valuable collection of unique native and international plants and beautifully maintained gardens. The park is on the bank of the Niagara River, at the southern end of Grand Island. The park offers a beach with swimming area, picnic tables with pavilions, golf, recreation programs, a nature trail, seasonal waterfowl hunting, fishing and ice-fishing, sledding, cross-country skiing, cross country running, snowshoeing, sledding and snowmobiling, a boat launch with marina and dockage, and a food concession.
The park offers a marina, boat launch sites and fishing. Stairways and nature trails lead the visitor to the River Rapids below. This area was the crest of the Falls approximately 8, years ago. The Nature Trails are physically demanding and the participant should be in good health. To learn more about this attraction, visit the Niagara Glen section. The park is a acre world class botanical garden for everyone whether an amateur of professional horticulturist.
Over 4, plant specimens and over 2, individual species can be found here. Each year students majoring in Horticulture maintain the floral gardens. It is the home of the Butterfly Conservatory. The Botanical Gardens are a photographers delight and the staging area for many wedding pictures. Butterfly Conservatory - a fee is charged. To learn more about this attraction, visit the Butterfly Conservatory section. The penstocks concrete encased tubes which take water to the turbines below are prominent.
The Power Vista is now open 7 days a week from 9 a. Robert Moses Generating Station does not offer plant tours. The public is invited to visit the many new and exciting interactive displays and models for children and adults alike.
It is a virtual science center for learning about the generation and development of electricity. Spend a morning or afternoon with the friendly and helpful staff of the New York State Power Authority.
This attraction is a must for everyone. To learn more about this attraction, visit the History of Power section. Whirlpool Jet Boat Ride. The ultimate ride of Jet Boating from the sedate waters of the Niagara River at Lake Ontario through the churning and turbulent waters of the lower Niagara Gorge rapids into the Niagara River Whirlpool.
An experience like none other. View the beauty and the power of the Niagara River from natures point of view A must for the serious tourist. On wet jet boats, water gear is provided however expect to get wet. A dry jet boat is available for those wishing to experience the exhilaration of challenging the Niagara River without being subjected to a soaking.
Reservations and payment are required in advance. The Whirlpool Jet Boat Company operates a fleet of six jet boats: Each is a 46 foot long and 14 foot wide flat bottom aluminium vessel propelled by three turbo jet engines capable of generating a total of 1, horsepower. Each boat weighs 2, pounds and can carry up to 40 passengers with a crew of three. The original Marineland brochure. See spectacular marine and game shows highlighted by the killer whales and beluga whales.
Premier animal displays and petting zoo. Walk among the wildlife and experience the thrill and exhilaration. Experience the fun of the many world class thrill rides for both children and adults throughout the park.
Ride on the worlds longest steel roller coaster An absolute must visit for everyone coming to Niagara Falls. Expect to spend the entire day. A single fee is charged for all attractions. Experience the show - "Niagara: Miracles, Myths and Magic" on the Imax movie screen which is ten times as large as a normal theatre screen.
As a visitor seated in the comfort of your seat, you become part of the experience A must to be seen. The Imax Theatre also offers a Daredevil Gallery featuring many barrels, boats and other objects used by the Daredevils of Niagara. A view of Casino Niagara and tourist area. Open 24 hours a day - days a year. An absolute must see. Must be 19 years of age or older to enter. To learn more about this attraction, visit the Casinos of Niagara section. The Seneca Niagara Casino was opened on December 31st The 82, square foot gaming floor contains 93 table games and 2, slot machines.
This casino remains open 24 hours a day - days a year. It is open to adults 21 years of age and older. Free complimentary drinks are being offered to all players. A view of the south side of Clifton Hill. This very popular tourist area has many of the museums, souvenir shops, restaurants and nightclubs. It was built in and is 85 feet 26m in diameter.