111
We Are Closed Today

visit

Home > Visit

The Heritage Center's Covid-19 Policy

To ensure the safety of our guests and staff, we have adopted new policies consistent with federal and state guidance regarding containment of COVID-19. Our entire Safety Plan is available here.

  • All visitors and staff must wear a face covering over their nose and mouth at all times while inside the Heritage Center.
  • Advance purchase of tickets online is highly recommended. You may purchase tickets here.
  • Please choose another time to visit if you are feeling unwell or have recently been exposed to someone with COVID-19.
  • Kindly wash or sanitize your hands before visiting and do not touch any of the exhibits. Individual stylus pens will be provided to guests for use with the Heritage Center’s touch screens.
  • Please maintain six feet of distance from other visitors. Follow guidance from staff members and follow the directional arrows posted on the floor throughout the Heritage Center. Do not move to the next station until the party ahead of you has advanced.
  • Pursuant to NYS, capacity inside the Heritage Center is limited to 50 visitors. 
  • For your safety, certain exhibit elements may be closed.

Summer hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10am – 5pm
Wednesday 10am – 5pm
Thursday 10am – 5pm
Friday 10am – 5pm
Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 10am – 4pm

 admission prices

Adult $10
Seniors 62+ $8
Student 13+ & College w/ID $8
Youth 6-12 $6
Youth 5 & under Free

Virtual Freedom Conversation Tour*

Family                                              $25

Couple                                              $12

Single                                                $8

You must register before for this tour here*

directions

825 Depot Avenue West Niagara Falls, NY 14305

shuttle

The Heritage Center is a stop on the Free Discover Niagara Shuttle that runs May – October.

Public Transportation

 Public transportation is available through Niagara- Frontier Trainset Authority on the corner of Main and Depot Avenue West. Please see the local schedule.

parking

Limited free parking, shared with the Amtrak Station, is available at our location. Please email to arrange bus parking.

things to know

The Heritage Center brings stories of the Underground Railroad in Niagara Falls to life.

1.

Most visitors take about an hour in our museum. There are many interactive pieces that visitors love to take their time with.

2.

Our Freedom Conversation Tours are now held virtually twice a week. Only self-guided tours are available for on site visits. Our staff is more than willing to answer any questions you may have!

3.

Please adhere to our Covid- 19 policies and maintain a distance of 6ft from other visitors. Your health and saftey is our priority!

Looking for more Underground Railroad History in Niagara Falls? Visit our list of historic sites, or use our web app to take an Underground Railroad tour of the city.

EXHIBITs

Painting Escape

Painting Escape

Painting Escape: A new micro exhibit Our new micro exhibit gives a behind-the-scenes look at some of the watercolors produced and used throughout the Heritage Center. Painted by watercolor illustrator E.B. Lewis in order to portray the unique stories we tell, the...

read more

Sign up for our newsletter