The Niagara County Historical Society Complex presents a glimpse of area life in Niagara County over the last 175 years. The Outwater Memorial Building, 215 Niagara Street, Lockport, NY, is the headquarters for the Niagara County Historical Society. This 1863 brick home features a Victorian Parlor, Historic Pantry, Old Toy Room, the Civil War Room and a Changing Exhibit Room. Adjacent to the Outwater Building you will find the Washington Hunt Law Office, Pioneer and Transportation Building, the Barn, and the Kandt House. The Erie Canal Discovery Center, 24 Church Street, and Col. Wiliam Bond/Jesse Hawley House, 143 Ontario Street, are also part of the Niagara County Historical Society Museum Complex.
The Outwater Emporium, our unique gift shop, allows you to browse among historic gifts and publications about Niagara County geared towards all ages. Cat’s Meow Collectibles are also available in our gift shop. You will also find a gift shop at the Erie Canal Discovery Center.