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The Best of Buffalo Fun & Food Tour is a unique and fun way to create memories with friends and family. You’ll be picked up in a limo at a designated meeting point, and taken on a tour of “bests”, 5 different fun and food stops. At the food stops, there will be a free sample of the ‘best’ of foods. It is a great time, which you’ll remember forever. You can do it single, coupled or as a group. We’ll mix the party up, and you’ll all come away as friends. This 3 hour tour, will please any age.View Details
PBNs City Hall tour is a FREE guided walking tour that takes you through one of Buffalos most significant architectural treasures. One of the largest city halls in America, this tour will give you the opportunity to see this Art Deco masterpiece inside and out. The tour normally includes the lobby, Common Council Chambers, the Mayors Office, and the best view of Buffalo on the Observation Deck. The tour meets in the lobby of City Hall, no reservations required! Please inquire about mobility needs.View Details
From the moment you first step through our doors, you will be surrounded by inspirational, thought-provoking and often world-renowned artwork. The guiding philosophy at the Burchfield Penney is to engage audiences. To that end, the museum offers three docent-led public tours (suitable for all ages) during the week giving guests the opportunity to gain insights into the artists, the artwork, and even the museum itself. The Burchfield Penney can also customize a tour for your group based on your specific interests and needs.View Details
The Guaranty Building is one of Buffalos most beautiful buildings and an important site in architectural history. Join us for this interior and exterior tour of this Sullivan masterpiece. During this 1 hour guided tour which meets in the lobby, youll learn about the history of the building, the architectural elements that make it so special, and why it serves as an important case for preservation. Reservations are required for this tour; walk-ons will not be admitted. Please call or visit website to reserve a spot.View Details
Buffalos Metro Rail system is an oft-overlooked treasure trove of modern art! Each station features unique artwork by a wide variety of artists, which will be seen on this tour as you travel from one end of the Metro Rail system to the other, getting off at each station along the way.View Details
How well do you think you know Buffalos history? As we walk through downtown we’ll keep you guessing with some stories that are true but unbelievable, mixed with some tall tales of our own creation. Keep track on your scorecard along the way, and if your ability to sniff out lies is the best of the bunch, youll win a prize! Included with admission is appetizers from the Lafayette Brewing Company while your scorecards are reviewed at the end of the tour.View Details
Join us on this Spotlight Tour to discover one of Buffalo’s most innovative interior spaces! Founded in 2015, Assembly House 150 is an experimental art and architecture space that focuses on the design and construction of amazing environments. Assembly House 150 brings together practitioners and students from diverse disciplines and backgrounds: architects, artists, designers, tradespeople and apprentices, in order to work collaboratively on projects that teach skills in construction while also leading to the production of inspiring spaces for contemplation and celebration.View Details
Mission: Doors Open Buffalo inspires greater appreciation for Buffalos unique history and architecture through free public access to significant building interiors.
Vision: To build relationships for residents and visitors with Buffalos history and architecture.
On June 15, 2019, many of downtown Buffalos most significant buildings will literally open their doors to the public. Whether its your first time touring downtown or if youre a seasoned Explore Buffalo tour-goer, this will be a unique occasion to see downtown as youve never seen it before: beyond the doors! Discover areas of buildings not usually open to the public and access to floors with a birds eye view of our beautiful city. And its all free!View Details
Take part in the 21th annual Tour of the local gardens nestled between the beautiful homes of the Parkside neighborhood, the suburb designed by Olmsted in 1870. The self-guided tour begins in the heart of the Parkside community, at 70 Jewett Parkway, at the corner of Crescent Avenue. A map and garden directory will be available on the day of the tour.View Details
A fleet of 12 majestic Tall Ships from harbors across the US, Canada, Spain and the South Pacific will make its first ever port appearance along Buffalos waterfront during the Basil Port of Call Buffalo four-day event. Offering a unique opportunity for adults and children to view, board and explore the vessels, the festivities will feature family activities, live entertainment, historic exhibits, food and beverage, and a July 4 Parade of Sail of the Tall Ships fleet. Also, three of the Tall Ships will be available to leave port for day or evening excursions.
Passports for Tall Ships boarding can be purchased for $10 – 20View Details