21 Sights in Buffalo, United States (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Buffalo, United States. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 21 sights are available in Buffalo, United States.

Sightseeing Tours in Buffalo

1. Explore & More Children's Museum

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Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum is a museum in Buffalo, New York. The museum is for and about Buffalo - with seven play zones and three educational studios that are used to tell the unique story of Western New York. Designed for children from birth - 12 years of age, these hands-on play zones encourage children to explore their interests through the power of play. It was founded in 1994 in East Aurora, New York. In 2019, the museum moved from East Aurora to the Canalside district of Buffalo. Many of the former exhibits from the East Aurora location were donated to the Children's Activity Corner of Jamestown. On February 14, 2018, the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation awarded a $6 million grant to the museum and the then-under construction Canalside museum was re-named in honor of Wilson.

Wikipedia: Explore & More Children's Museum (EN)

2. Burchfield Penney Art Center

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Burchfield Penney Art Center

The Burchfield Penney Art Center, or just the Burchfield Penney, is an arts and educational institution part of Buffalo State University, located adjacent to the main campus in Buffalo, New York, United States. Dedicated to the art and vision of American painter Charles E. Burchfield, it was founded in 1966 as the Charles E. Burchfield Center. The center features a museum, library, and activity space for the arts. It maintains the world's largest collection of Burchfield's work, as well as many other distinguished artists of Buffalo, Niagara and Western New York. It is engaged with every aspect of Buffalo and the region's rich cultural activity.

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3. City of Buffalo Police and Fire Headquarters

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City of Buffalo Police and Fire HeadquartersDoug Kerr from Upstate New York / CC BY-SA 2.0

The City of Buffalo Police and Fire Headquarters at the Michael J. Dillon U. S. Courthouse Building is the headquarters for the Buffalo Fire Department and Buffalo Police Department and serves as a public safety building. The building had previously served as a courthouse of the United States District Court for the Western District of New York for nearly 80 years. Built in 1936, the building was renamed Michael J. Dillon Memorial U. S. Courthouse in 1986 in honor of murdered IRS Revenue Officer Michael J. Dillon. It is located at 68 Court Street.

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4. Buffalo Harbor South Entrance Light

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Buffalo Harbor South Entrance Light

Buffalo Harbor South Entrance Light, also known as the South Buffalo Southside Light or Buffalo South Breakwater, South Entrance Light Station, is a lighthouse at Stony Point at the entrance to Buffalo Harbor, Buffalo, New York. It was established in 1903 and deactivated in 1993. It was replaced by a nearby modern post light. The lighthouse property consists of a three-story cast iron 43.5-foot (13.3 m) decommissioned light tower topped with a lantern; one-story concrete fog signal building and an L-shaped concrete pier.

Wikipedia: Buffalo Harbor South Entrance Light (EN)

5. Peloux Bridge

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The EDL Peloux Bridge near Buffalo, Wyoming, is a Pratt pony truss bridge that was built in 1912 by the Canton Bridge Company. The bridge carries Johnson County Road CN16-40 across Clear Creek. The single-span bridge is 81.5 feet (24.8 m) long and has a wooden roadway supported by steel pins and piles. The bridge was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985 as part of a Multiple Property Submission devoted to historic bridges in Wyoming The bridge was relocated to Buffalo City Park in 1986.

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6. Centennial Park

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Centennial Park

Many of the public parks and parkways system of Buffalo, New York were originally designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux between 1868 and 1896. They were inspired in large part by the parkland, boulevards, and squares of Paris, France. They include the parks, parkways and circles within the Cazenovia Park–South Park System and Delaware Park–Front Park System, both listed on the National Register of Historic Places and maintained by the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy.

Wikipedia: Buffalo, New York parks system (EN)

7. Edward M. Cotter

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Edward M. Cotter is a fireboat in use by the Buffalo Fire Department at Buffalo, New York, United States. Originally named William S. Grattan, it was built in 1900 by the Crescent Shipyard of Elizabeth Port, New Jersey. Due to age, it was rebuilt in 1953 and renamed Firefighter upon its return to service. The following year it was renamed Edward M. Cotter. its namesake, Edward Cotter, was a Buffalo firefighter and leader of the local firefighters union who had recently died.

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8. USS The Sullivans

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USS The Sullivans

USS The Sullivans (DD-537) is a retired United States Navy Fletcher-class destroyer. The ship was named in honor of the five Sullivan brothers aged 20 to 27 who lost their lives when their ship, USS Juneau, was sunk by a Japanese submarine during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal on 13 November 1942. This was the greatest military loss by any one American family during World War II. She was also the first ship commissioned in the Navy that honored more than one person.

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9. USS Little Rock

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USS Little Rock

USS Little Rock (CL-92/CLG-4/CG-4) is a Cleveland-class light cruiser and one of 27 completed for the United States Navy during or shortly after World War II. She is one of six to be converted to guided missile cruisers and the first US Navy ship to be named for Little Rock, Arkansas. Commissioned in mid-1945, she was completed too late to see combat duty during World War II and was retired post-war, becoming part of the Atlantic Reserve Fleet in 1949.

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10. Albright-Knox Art Gallery

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The Buffalo AKG Art Museum, formerly known as the Albright–Knox Art Gallery, is an art museum at 1285 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, New York, in Delaware Park. As of September 2021 the museum's Elmwood Avenue campus is temporarily closed for construction. It hosted exhibitions and events at Albright-Knox Northland, a project space at 612 Northland Avenue in Buffalo's Northland Corridor. The new museum is expected to open June 12, 2023.

Wikipedia: Albright–Knox Art Gallery (EN), Website

11. Olympic Towers

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Olympic Towers

The YMCA Central Building or Olympic Towers as the building is now known, is a historic YMCA building located at Buffalo in Erie County, New York. The tan-colored brick building with sandstone accents was designed by noted local architects Green & Wicks and constructed in 1901–1902. The building was home to the third oldest YMCA chapter in North America until converted to office use in the early 1980s.

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12. Buffalo Main Post Office

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The Buffalo Main Post Office in Buffalo, Wyoming was built in 1911 as part of a facilities improvement program by the United States Post Office Department. The post office in Buffalo was nominated to the National Register of Historic Places as part of a thematic study comprising twelve Wyoming post offices built to standardized USPO plans in the early twentieth century.

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13. Shea's Buffalo Theater

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Shea's Buffalo Theater w_lemay / CC BY-SA 2.0

Shea's Performing Arts Center is a theater for touring Broadway musicals and special events in Buffalo, New York. Originally called Shea's Buffalo, it was opened in 1926 to show silent movies. It took one year to build the entire theatre. Shea's boasts one of the few theater organs in the US that is still in operation in the theater for which it was designed.

Wikipedia: Shea's Performing Arts Center (EN)

14. Niagara Square

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Niagara Square is a public square located at the intersections of Delaware Avenue, Court Street, Genesee Street, and Niagara Street in Buffalo, New York. It is the central hub of Joseph Ellicott's original radial street pattern that he designed in 1804 for the then village of New Amsterdam. It continues to be the nexus of downtown Buffalo.

Wikipedia: Niagara Square (EN)

15. Methodist Episcopal Church

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First United Methodist Church is a historic Methodist church at Fort and N. Adams Streets in Buffalo, Wyoming, United States. The church was built in 1899, and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976 as the Methodist Episcopal Church. It is located at the corner of Adams Avenue and Fort Street in Buffalo, Wyoming.

Wikipedia: Methodist Episcopal Church (Buffalo, Wyoming) (EN)

16. Darwin D. Martin House

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Darwin D. Martin House

The Darwin D. Martin House Complex is a historic house museum in Buffalo, New York. The property's buildings were designed by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright and built between 1903 and 1905. The house is considered to be one of the most important projects from Wright's Prairie School era.

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17. Union Congregational Church

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Union Congregational Church and Parsonage, built in 1886, is a historic church located at 110 Bennett Street in Buffalo, Wyoming. It was the first church built in Buffalo, and one of the first two churches established in the northern part of the Wyoming Territory.

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18. Blue Gables Motel & Coffee Bar

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The Blue Gables Motel, formerly known as Blue Gables Court, in Buffalo, Wyoming is a motel that was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2011 as part of a Multiple Property Submission devoted to historic motor courts and motels in Wyoming.

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19. Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society

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Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society

The Buffalo History Museum is located at 1 Museum Court in Buffalo, New York, just east of Elmwood Avenue and off of Nottingham Terrace, north of the Scajaquada Expressway, in the northwest corner of Delaware Park.

Wikipedia: Buffalo History Museum (EN)

20. Johnson County Courthouse

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The Johnson County Courthouse in Buffalo, Wyoming was built in 1884. The Italianate style building adjoins the former Johnson County Library, which is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Wikipedia: Johnson County Courthouse (Wyoming) (EN)

21. McKinley Monument

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McKinley MonumentSherurcij / Attribution

The McKinley Monument is a 96-foot (29 m) tall obelisk in Niagara Square, Buffalo, New York. Its location in front of Buffalo City Hall defines the center of Buffalo that all of the main roads converge on.

Wikipedia: McKinley Monument (EN)


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