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Learn a little bit of both of the fascinating history of the Central Terminal as well as the ghostly stories and claims of paranormal activity that will make the hair on the back of your neck stand up! Stand in the exact location in the Central Terminal where this haunting evidence was captured! Hear and see what was caught that possibly can prove that paranormal activity does exist at the Buffalo Central Terminal.View Details
A seat on the second level of our double decker bus is a a great way to explore Canalside and the waterfront. This tour focuses on the city’s amazing waterfront history, bringing to life Buffalo’s rise from backwater village to world renowned port. 90 minute tours cover:
Buffalo’s notorious red light district, AKA “the most evil square mile in America”
The lives and losses of Buffalo’s Irish grain scoopers
Why grain silos blew up in Buffalo
Erie Basin Marina
Tickets are $20 per person.View Details
Buffalo’s Best Bus and Naval Park Tour
Enjoy Buffalo’s historic past and unlimited future on this uniquely amazing experience. This tour includes a 20-30 minute stop at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park. During our stop at the Park, we will board the USS The Sullivans and experience the stories of the women, men and machines that have safeguarded freedom. In two hours, we’ll explore:
How Buffalo Got its Name
Pirates and Portuguese Fisherman of Buffalo’s Secret Beach Community
How Booze and a Buffalo Dentist Helped Create the Electric Chair
The Triple Hanging at City Hall
The Naval Park and America’s Most Famous Photo
Buffalo’s Millionaire Row
New development including Medical Campus
Visit the haunted ships at Buffalo’s Naval Park
Explore evidence gathered by local ghost hunters while enjoying some liquid ‘spirits’ at the same time. This entertaining experience lasts approximately two hours. We start at the Barrel Factory at 6 PM on Thursdays & Fridays. On Saturday nights, we depart from Flying Bison Brewery at 7:30 PM.
We begin with a fascinating and sometimes spine tingling presentation of paranormal audio and video at the Barrel Factory (65 Vandalia St. in the Old First Ward) on Thursdays & Fridays. Saturdays we leave from the Flying Bison Brewery at 7:30 PM. Then we climb aboard our 65 passenger double decker bus of doom for a trip to what is believed to be one of the most haunted places in Buffalo, the Naval Park, for more tales of horror. Passengers also visit ‘The Ruins’ at Canalside where they’ll discover the first hand story of a very violent prostitute ghost and an exploding corpse. We continue for drinks at the Swannie House and a telling of a newly discovered ghost tale involving that historic tavern. After more stories of ghosts and paranormal activity, we return to our starting point. This entertaining experience lasts approximately two hours.
WHAT TO BRING:
Dress appropriately for Buffalo’s Autumn weather. The tour goes rain or shine; if it is raining, consider bringing an umbrella.
This tour involves humor and adult themes. It is for those 21 and over who have a sense of humor.View Details
Hop on the trolley and experience a variety of Frank Lloyd Wright’s designs, both historic and newly constructed Western New York, in this “All Wright-All Day” tour.
This all inclusive package begins at Forest Lawn’s Margaret L. Wendt Archive and Resource Center, and proceeds to the Martin House for an extended tour. From there, stops include the Filling Station, Fontana Boathouse, Graycliff and Blue Sky Mausoleum. Lunch will be served at a waterfront location.
A knowledgeable guide will be on hand to point out architectural treasures along the way including the site of the Larkin Administration Building (1904) and manufacturing buildings in an area now known as Larkinville.
Space is limited; reservations are required. Plenty of free parking at the Center; arrive by 8:15 as the trolley leaves promptly at 8:30 AM.View Details
These docent lead tours will take you through the interior of select homes and superb examples of architectural styles such as the American Four Square, Craftsman, and the Arts & Crafts bungalow. The 1880 through 1930 building period includes designs by prominent local architects E.B. Green, Frank Lloyd Wright and William Sydney Wicks. Parkside, designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, is adjacent to Olmsteds Delaware Park and the Buffalo Zoo.View Details