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Upcoming and ongoing events

Our Freedom Conversation Tours are now Virtual! We will be offering them two times a week through Zoom with the same experience as a tour through the Heritage Center. 

They will be offered starting 10/7:

Wednesdays: 7pm-8:30pm

Saturdays: 2pm-3:30pm

Click the link below to register! 

One more river to cross

The permanent exhibition, One More River to Cross, features the rich stories of the Underground Railroad in Niagara Falls.

PRESS 

Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center wins 2020 JUST COMMUNITIES of WNY ORGANIZATION Award

February 20, 2020— Buffalo, NY. The National Federation for Just Communities of WNY presented an award to the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center, honoring the museum for their work on the behalf of others. The Heritage Center was given the...

All K-12 field trips at the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center are free in February and March.

Niagara Falls, NY — In honor of Black History Month, the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center is offering free field trips and transportation to all K-12 schools in Niagara County. Free Field Trips are generously sponsored by M&T Bank. Following a...

Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center’s Permanent Exhibition “One More River to Cross” Wins 2019 AASLH Award of Excellence

NASHVILLE, TN—May 2019—The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) proudly announces that the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center is the recipient of an Award of Excellence for One More River to Cross, the permanent exhibition at the...

Shaq Lawson Will Host 10 Local High School Student Athletes on a Tour of the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center

Shaq Lawson will be hosting 10 local high school student-athletes on a tour of the Underground Railroad Museum in Niagara Falls, NY. The student-athletes are all high school football players from WNY. Event Information for visit to The Niagara Falls Underground...

Black History Month at the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center

We do black history every month Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center puts black history at the center of their programming all year round. During Black History Month and throughout the year, they celebrate everyday heroes of the Underground Railroad and...

Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center announces M&T Free Field Trip February – free field trips for all Niagara County K-12 Schools during Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, M&T Bank is sponsoring M&T Free Field Trip February at the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center.

Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center named one of the 10 Best New Attractions to open in 2018 by USA Today

After being nominated to a list of 20 new attractions by Experts Eric Grossman, Gerrish Lopez and Eileen Ogintz (Taking the Kids), and a month of reader voting, the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center made the final list of the best new attractions to...
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tours

A visit to the Heritage Center is a great activity for your Family Reunion, Senior Center, Summer Camp, Alumni Event, or any occasion. Groups can book a guided tour or enjoy the museum at their own pace. We offer discounted group rates, are ADA accessible, and have easy bus parking. Currently we are not accepting any in person Group Tours due to current social distancing restrictions. 

VIRTUAL TOURS

We will be offering a new virtual tour platform while we are unable to accommodate in person group tours. Bookings for these tours will be available mid- October 2020.  Please email for more details. 

Group Tours

  • Group reservations must be made at least 2 weeks in advance.
  • We accept reservations for group tours of 10 – 60 people. Groups of this size should plan to spend 75 – 90 minutes onsite.
  • Groups of 15+ people will break into smaller groups of up to 15 people each and stagger entry by 15 minutes.
  • We require a 50% deposit at the time of booking. The deposit may be paid via credit card by calling Group Tours at 716-300-8477. Please make out checks to: Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Commission, Inc. Mail to 825 Depot Ave. W., Niagara Falls, NY 14305.

Read group tour policies here.

Reservations will be confirmed when payment is received. For information on group rates, please contact us.

School Tours

We offer more discounts for K-12 school tours. Please email for more details. Read all school tour policies here.

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