Sightseeing in Jamestown

Up to 51% Off Wine and Cheese Tasting

Ellicottville

$56 $29

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Explore a winery rich with family tradition, where Old World wisdom and New World techniques mesh to create an assortment of flavors

Venango Museum – Up to 53% Off Visit or Membership

Oil City

$18 $9

Museum showcases the art, science, and industry of Oil City with exhibits focused on the discovery of oil and the oil industry

$599 for One Hour of Flight Time in a Helicopter

Chautauqua

$840 $599

Robinson R44 flies up to three passengers at a time over the Chautauqua Lake region for panoramic views of landmarks and natural wonders

50% Off a Haunted-History Walking Tour

Multiple Locations

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

Up to 42% Off Helicopter Tour in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara On The Lake

C$179.67 C$107

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20-minute flight takes in historical sights and breathtaking scenery of Niagara Falls and surrounding wine country in Ontario

Up to 72% Off a Five-Hour Microbrewery and Winery Tour

Multiple Locations

C$89 C$37

Tour buses shuttle guests to three local microbreweries and two wineries for tastings and a tour, with a stop for lunch

Up to 52% Off Ghost Tour for Two or Four

Niagara Falls

C$30 C$15

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Walking ghost tour through downtown Niagara Falls stops at spooky locales such as Blythewood Manor

Up to 52% Off Visit to the JELL-O Gallery

Le Roy

$27 $13

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Museum-goers explore the history of the jiggly dessert, including an exhibit that details Bill Cosby’s 30-year relationship with the company

Little Ray's Reptile Zoo – Up to 45% Off Admission

Hamilton Location

C$28.25 C$16

Scorpions and other exotic species fill a reptile zoo that features interactive attractions

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The Erie County Historical Society doesn't preside over just one museum—it maintains five of them. Of course, four of the museums are relatively small-scale, seeing that they're housed in former homes. Two homes from the Civil War era, known as the Battles Museums of Rural Life, feature historical gems as well as gardens and outdoor trails. Alternatively, the Cashier's House showcases relics related to the CFO of Erie's federal bank branch, who built the townhouse in 1839. At Watson-Curtze Mansion, the resplendence of the industrial era in Erie shines. And the Museum of Erie County History, exhibits pay homage to local history from pre-settlement to present day.

419 State St
Erie,
PA
US

Settled between an 1839-built Greek Revival building known as the Old Customs House and a just-opened expansion building, the Erie Art Museum displays an expansive collection of American and international art and fosters artistic growth with a series of educational programs and thought-provoking shows. Along with free admission to exhibits, members enjoy invitations to exclusive special events, including a private preview of the 88th Annual Spring Show on Saturday, April 16. Discounted tickets to concerts and performances such as the Contemporary Music Series let membership-wielders explore the nether regions of audible art that allow for bobbing heads, tapping feet, and pumping fists. Members looking to live out dreams of becoming an artist can enjoy reduced tuition for the museum's art classes and workshops. Groupon buyers get a 15% discount off services from the Museum Frame Shop, and a 10% markdown on merchandise in the museum gift shop can help fill the registry for a wedding between an artist and the world's foremost collector of Pennsylvania-theme mugs.

411 State St
Erie,
PA
US

Glass Growers Gallery covers its walls and pedestals with works by more than 100 regional artists and hosts regular art exhibits and other events. Functional pieces include pottery, jewelry, and lamps ($5+); prints ($5+) provide inquisitive onlookers with windows into worlds in which people and animals move in slower-than-slow motion. Glass Growers Gallery also creates commemorative wall reliefs, sculptures, and personalized awards to help illustrate customers' appreciation for coworkers, teammates, and fellow award enthusiasts.

10 E 5th St
Erie,
PA
US

Since 1861, the Buffalo Society of Natural Science has culled more than 700,000 specimens and artifacts from around the world. These treasures now reside in the Buffalo Museum of Science which opened its doors in 1929. The museum allows visitors to explore anthropology, paleontology, and zoology, with an emphasis on the Greater Niagara region.

Special exhibits inspire curiousity in guests by exploring the world around them through hands-on education. Nano, for example, explains the basics of nanoscience and the way it impacts our lives. Opened in March 2012, the Explore YOU health science studio teaches visitors about their own bodies as they study recent medical technologies that help keep the human race healthy. Our Marvelous Earth, on the other hand, focuses on geological phenomena, extreme weather, and alternative forms of energy via displays and interactive exhibits where guests will have a chance to experience tornado-force winds. The newest exhibit to explore is In Motion which motivates children to learn how things move by interacting with gravity machines, car races, and a fluid dynamics simulator. Elsewhere, Seymour (a 10-foot tall mastodon) and Stanley (a 16-foot long albertosaurus) give kids a glimpse of some really, really, really old bones. For a more relaxing experience, visitors can check out the National Geographic 3D Cinema presented by M&T Bank for rotating titles. During the next few years, the museum will continue to add new exhibits and improve others with interactive technologies.

1020 Humboldt Pkwy
Buffalo,
NY
US

Contra-rotating blades once powered by a Porsche engine sit peacefully on a U.S. Marine Corps helicopter. Nearby, a World War II seafaring destroyer with nine battle stars to its name takes its place among tanks such as the 22.3-ton tank that served in the Korean Conflict. Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park's curators have amassed many such machines designed for––and veterans of––combat. Their numerous exhibits feature relics such as the only guided-missile cruiser on display in America. The role women have played in the military earns its own exhibit, as does memorabilia of former POWs and a collection of favorite cobbler recipes from WWII to present-day generals.

1 Naval Park Cv
Buffalo,
NY
US

We’re Western New York’s premier historical organization, collecting, researching, interpreting, and sharing Niagara Frontier’s rich history. Our collections include over 100,000 artifacts, 200,000 photographs, and 20,000 books. We offer programs, exhibits, tours, events, and activities featuring many of these resources to

25 Nottingham Ct
Buffalo,
NY
US