- TripBuzz found 109 things to do with kids in or near Buffalo, New York, including 88 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Niagara Falls, North Tonawanda, Lockport and East Aurora.
- From First Niagara Center to The Buffalo Zoo, the Buffalo area offers 54 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, Theaters, History Museums and Historic Sites.
- Located on Lake Erie in Western New York, Buffalo is less than thirty minutes from Niagara Falls. A large metropolitan city, it is also home to the University of Buffalo, several manufacturers and banking headquarters. This city further features numerous arts and cultural venues including several museums, theaters, performing arts centers and opera houses.
With a seating capacity of 19,070, the First Niagara Center is the largest indoor arena in Western New York. It has the home field for the Buffalo Sabers, and can also host public events such as concerts. Among the artists can be remembered Pearl Jam and Jay Z.
40 species of mammals, 23 species of birds, 35 species of reptiles, and 4 species of amphibians find their home at the Buffalo Zoo. Special programs are organized all around the year, such as the Zoo Snooze Overnights. The zoo can be rented for special and private events.
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There are 3 ships displayed at the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park, 2 of them having served in WWII. The exhibits displayed date back to the First World War, and include Ex-POW memorabilia, Marine Corps memorabilia, and Western New York Medal of Honor Recipients.
Fans of the plays of the most famous playwright in English language history will enjoy Shakespeare in Delaware Park. The location's performances, which occur during the summer at Delaware Park, have included Henry V and The Comedy of Errors.
Coca-Cola is an 18,025-seat baseball field that is the home of the Buffalo Bisons Triple-A baseball club, affiliated with the Toronto Blue Jays of the MLB. The site was designers by the same group that created Camden Yards.
The striking and historic North Park Theatre was established in 1920. The theater hosts a variety of films, including Hollywood new releases as well as art house and independent films, classics, and foreign films.
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Considered to be the premier historical organization in the area since 1862, the Buffalo & Erie County Historical Society works to collect, research, interpret, and then share the history of the Niagara Frontier. The current collection has more than 100,000 artifacts, 200,000 photographs, and 20,000 books.
Located in a beautifully designed Frederick Olmstead park, the Buffalo Museum of Science has been providing an examination of the sciences since 1929. Visitors of all ages can experience studies of the earth, physical sciences, plant and insect life through a vast array of interactive exhibits.
The Buffalo History Museum is a historical museum dedicated to sharing Niagra Frontiers' history. The museum features over 100,000 historical artifacts, with an additional 200,000 photographs and 20,000 books -- offering several exhibits, educational programs, and events.