Iron Island Museum

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998 E Lovejoy St., Buffalo, NY 14206 998 E Lovejoy St., Buffalo Directions
Today 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Open All Hours
+17168923084
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  • Hours
    Sun
    Closed
    Mon
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
    Tue-Wed
    Closed
    Thu
    6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Fri-Sat
    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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Report | 2 months ago
This place is awesome! The staff are very friendly and informative. I want to go back and do an overnight tour.
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Report | 3 months ago
Great place!! Very friendly staff. If you haven't already been here and you love ghost stories, then you need to check this place out.
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Report | 6 months ago
It was ok. Not as scary as it was portrayed to be.
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Report | 7 months ago
It was an amazing experience! Informative staff and great historical artifacts to look at. Not to mention the bonus of spirit being there too!
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Report | 7 months ago
The tour guide made it interesting. After the guide was done, you had plenty of time to walk around the basement and other rooms in the house at your leisure. It's fun you like that type of stuff.
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Report | 9 months ago
Interesting place with a lot of history..
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Report | 10 months ago
being from lovejoy I really in joyed the trip to the museum as well as the others in my party not a believer in the spirit world it was fun and interesting this being said one or our party is a believer and she felt something she said
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Report | a year ago
Very interesting and the tour guide was very informative and passionate about the tour.
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Report | a year ago
Bring cameras and a flashlight. Fantastic tour!
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Report | a year ago
very interesting. Took their time to go thru all the rooms and give us history and talk regarding the museum. Especially like the basement tour.
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From Our Editors

Shadows dart across the wall, a strange voice emerges from thin air, and you get the eerie feeling that you’re being followed. This is no ordinary place. The Iron Island Museum's paranormal history has captured the minds of countless visitors and has been featured on TV programs such as Ghost Lab and Ghost Hunters. Originally built as a church in 1883, the house later became a funeral home in the late 1950s, during which time it hosted more than 1,000 wakes. The business eventually shut down, and in 2000, the building was donated to The Iron Island Preservation Society of Lovejoy, which made a startling discovery: 24 canisters of cremated remains had been left behind.

Today, an all-volunteer staff leads tours of the church's vaulted ceilings, stained-glass windows, and themed rooms. The church showcases hundreds of historic relics, including military uniforms, railroad items, and a wooden altar that dates backs to 1896. However, the museum's biggest draws can't be seen, at least not most of the time. Guides and visitors stay alert for signs of paranormal activity and look for chances to communicate with what they consider to be some of the building's resident ghosts. The staff has even taken recordings that play back the voices of unknown figures saying things such as "I'm cold," and "Why don't they make pants for ghosts?"

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Iron Island Museum

Sun
Closed
Mon
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tue-Wed
Closed
Thu
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Fri-Sat
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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