This August, Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village and six other Erie and Niagara county cultural attractions are teaming up to present “History in Your Backyard,” a collaborative month-long celebration enabling guests to visit seven locations for one low price.
Participants will receive a commemorative “passport” that will be stamped at each attraction.The event was created to raise awareness of local museums and attractions, and to allow visitors the opportunity to enjoy a diverse array of history close to home. Additional participating attractions are: Col. William Bond / Jesse Hawley House, Erie Canal Discovery Center, Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum, Museum of disABILITY History, Niagara Aerospace Museum and Niagara County Historical Society.
Passport prices: $25 for adults; $10 for Children/Students; $60 for a Family Package; FREE for children 2 and under.
At the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, travel back to a time when life moved at a gentler pace and the proud heritage of the Buffalo-Niagara Region was just beginning. Enjoy costumed interpreters and historic buildings. Tour historic homes, churches, a blacksmith shop, one-room schoolhouses, and 10 exhibits in the museum’s 25,000 square foot Shaw Exhibit Building.For more information, call (716) 689-1440 or visit ww.bnhv.org.
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, located at 3755 Tonawanda Creek Rd, Amherst, NY 14228, will be operating under its usual hours: 9:30am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday, and 12:00pm to 4:30pm on Saturdays and Sundays.Tickets are $25 for adults, $10 for children and students, and free for those under the age of 2. A family package is also available for $60. Tickets with passports can be purchased from Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village and can be used any time, at all participating sites, throughout the month of August.