Experience Buffalo's grand homes, Allentown and the stunning Richardson Complex, formerly known as the Buffalo Asylum for the Insane. All new for 2021, a brief walking tour of the the new Long Shed at Canalside where you'll witness the building of a vintage wooden canal boat to help celebrate the 200th birthday of the Erie Canal. Our 90 minute tour covers:
Tickets are $25 per person. Tours operate May through October. More information and ticket reservations are available by clicking the RESERVATIONS button.
June, Sept. & Oct.
July & August
4:30 PM (Wed. 3:30 PM)
$25 per person
Go behind the scenes at Canalside's newest attraction, the Long Shed. See craftsmen build a 73 foot long wooden canal boat, a replica of the Seneca Chief--the boat that was here 200 years ago to open the Erie Canal.
Tour includes a brief walking tour outside the Richardson Complex, formerly known as the Buffalo Psych Center. Hear stories about the residents and staff the worked, lived and died here.
Appreciate Louise Bethune's 1904 masterpiece, The Hotel Lafayette. Hear inside stories about this amazing building's renaissance and ask about its resident ghosts!
Experience the stories of Buffalo's Gilded age while viewing the amazing homes of our city's prominent citizens during this Buffalo sightseeing tour.
See what's new in town! Our double decker bus passes through the new Medical Corridor and highlights Buffalo's renaissance.
There are a few free parking spots located in the lot across the street from the Naval Park. The spots have signs indicting they are reserved for Naval Park guests. Feel free to use them (see above image). Paid parking is found on the surface lot accessed from Commercial St., under the Skyway. Using GPS to find our location? Enter "Buffalo Naval Park" into your GPS device (Cell phone or navigation system) and you'll find us.