The Castellani Art Museum ,
adjacent to the Power Vista at
Niagara University, displays a distinguished collection of contemporary art.
Artpark , a picturesque New York State Park located high atop the Niagara River Gorge, not far from the Power Vista, celebrates the arts, offering Broadway musicals, swinging big band concerts and celebrity performances in its Mainstage Theater and free concerts, music and cultural festivals in the Outdoor Amphitheater.
Old Fort Niagara , overlooking Lake Ontario at the entrance to the Niagara River in nearby Youngstown, is a National Historic Landmark and New York State Historical Site.
At the Lockport Locks , just 20 miles from Niagara Falls, you can enjoy a unique two-hour boat cruise which includes "locking through" and being raised the 49 ft. elevation of the Niagara Escarpment in the only double set of locks on the Erie Canal.
Orchards , 25
miles east of the Falls, has a country store and tea room and offers
visits to its barn, which was a stop on the "Underground Railroad" for
people escaping from slavery during the 1850s and 1860s.
The Buffalo Museum of Science, on Humboldt Parkway, has a number of interesting exhibits, as well as special events. A Power Authority-installed solar photovoltaic system is located on the museum's roof.