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Amherst:

Children's Museum
3755 Tonawanda Creek Road, Amherst, NY 14501
(716)689-1162
Exhibits designed for hands-on interaction. Includes discovery boxes, dress-up with vintage clothing, child-size furniture. Open year round, Tu-Sa 9AM-4:30PM. Free admission.

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Buffalo:

Burchfield Art Center
On the SUNY Campus
1300 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, NY 14222
(716)878-6012 (716)878-6011
Exhibits of Western New York State artists. Includes substantial works by Charles F. Burchfield, as well as archival material of the artist. Open year round Ty-Sa 10AM-5PM, Su 1-5PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.

CEPA Gallery
700 Main Street, 4th Floor, Buffalo, NY 14202
(716)856-2717
Exhibits of camera-related fine arts includes photographs, films and videos. Open Sep-Jun, Tu-Sa 11AM-5PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.

Forest Lawn Cemetary
1411 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, NY 14209
(716)885-1600
Gravesites of President Millard Fillmore and Chief Red Jacket (Seneca Chief). Unique markers, chapel. Open year round daily 9:30AM-4:30PM. Handicap accessible. Free admission.

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Eden:

The Original American Kazoo Company Factory and Museum
8703 South Main Street, Eden, NY 14057
(716)992-3360
This is a working factory that still produces kazoos the same way they were manufactured in 1916. Museum exhibits various aspects of kazoos and kazoo-making. Tours of factory. Open year round M-Sa 10AM-5PM, Su Noon-5PM. Free admission.

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Lockport:

Market Street Art Studios and Upstairs Gallery
247 Market Street, Lockport, NY 14094
(716)478-0083 (716)478-0056(fax)
SallyB5@aol.com
Located across the street from the Lockport Locks and Erie Canal Cruises in the historic Western Block Building. Market Street Studios has over twenty artists working in a wide variety of media and techniques ranging from painting to woodcarving and even puppetry. Meet the artists and view over three hundred works of art while exploring this factory-turned-art-complex. Market Street Studios is also home to the Upstairs Gallery, which exhibits the works of local artists. Admission is free! Artists studios are available to rent as well as the Upstairs Gallery. Open year round, Monday through Saturday 9AM-4PM and Sunday 10AM-4PM.

Niagara County Historical Society
215 Niagara Street, Lockport, NY 14094
(716)434-7433
A complex of six buildings containing a variety of exhibits. Also on the grounds are rose and herb gardens, research library. Open year round, Th-Su 1-5PM. Free admission.

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Niagara Falls:

Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University
Niagara, NY 14109
(716)286-8200 (716)286-8289(fax)
cam@niagara.edu
Contemporary art collection with a folk arts program, on-going children's activities, handicap access, gift shop. Call for group tours. Special collection of historic and contemporary Niagara Falls-related artwork. Located on the scenic Niagara River gorge, a few miles north of the Falls , Wed-Sat 11-5; Sun 1-5.

Niagara Power Project Visitor's Center
5777 Lewiston Road, Niagara, NY
(716)285-3211
Exhibits of power generation, history relating to power generation, hands-on displays. Also, observation deck with views of Niagara River Gorge. Open year round, Open daily 10AM-5PM, with extended hours in summer. Free admission.

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North Tonawanda:

Historical Society of the Tonawandas
113 Main Street, North Tonawanda, NY 14120
(716)694-7406
Houses exhibits of Iroquois, ships and the Eric Canal. Housed in former NY Central rail station (circa 1870). Open year round, W-F 10AM-4:45PM. Free admission.

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Perry:

Perry Public Library Art Gallery
70 North Main Street, Perry, NY 14530
(716)237-2243
Features works by Lemuel and Irving Wiles (of the Hudson River School). Open year round, M-Th 2-9PM, F 10AM-9PM, Sa 9AM-1PM. Free admission.

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Tonawanda:

Tonawanda Council of the Arts - Carnegie Art Center
240 Goundry Street, Tonawanda, NY 14150
(716)694-4400
Contains 3 art galleries, handcrafted items, gift shop. Exhibits rotated monthly. Open year round, W-F Noon-5PM, Sa 1-4PM. Free admission.

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Williamsville:

Williamsville Water Mill
56 Spring Street, Williamsville, NY
(716)632-1162
Water powered mill with museum and gift shop. Mill is cira 1811. Open year round M-Sa 10AM-5:30PM. Free admission.

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