The Niagara County Historical Society (Niagara History Center) presents a glimpse of area life in Niagara County over the last 175 years at its three sites. The Outwater Memorial Building, 215 Niagara Street, Lockport, NY, is the headquarters for the Niagara County Historical Society, and its site includes five buildings. The 1863 brick home features a Victorian Parlor, Historic Pantry, Old Toy Room, the Civil War Room and a Current (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 organization.
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.
Admission is $4 for adults, children under 19 free.
CURRENT EXHIBITS AT 215 NIAGARA SITE –
- “The Advertisements of the Penney Trail” – Through December 2017
- “Votes for Women: Celebrating New York’s Suffrage Centennial” – Through September 2017
- “Celebratory Women of Niagara County” – Through September 2017