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Niagara Falls Discovery Center

Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
+1 716-278-1070
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Poorly maintained

This place could be so much more exciting for both kids and adults if they updated it and made it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Indianapolis, IN
via mobile
Skip it!

The only thing that worked in this place was the bathroom and the movie theater, which played a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Staunton, Virginia
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Niagara Falls State Park, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
+1 716-278-1070
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place could be so much more exciting for both kids and adults if they updated it and made it more interactive. It is outdated and kind of boring unless you are really into rock formations.

1  Thank guesscharlie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only thing that worked in this place was the bathroom and the movie theater, which played a 20-minute movie. The potential is there for this to really be an amazing addition to Niagara, but the displays were broken and outdated. I would not recommend...More

1  Thank dbae27
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Niagara Falls Discovery Center has a lot of interesting historical information on Niagara Falls. I really enjoyed learning about the history of this amazing landmark. There is information to read and a short video to watch as well.

Thank MamaBearCRTE
Reviewed 1 week ago

the interactive exhibits probably have not been upgraded inn years. MOST did not work anyway, Disgraceful. From that location you could descend an elevator and walk trails along gorge. The signage was terrible, The guide at the summit suggested trail 3. I walked around for...More

3  Thank 813harvey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of history and hands on activities about Niagara. Kids would enjoy and certainly worth the three dollar admission. Lots of fossils and rocks.Video was interesting. Less than an hour visit.

Thank Sharon V
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Great place to stop, get a bite to eat, use the restrooms & learn all about the falls!! They also have a nice little gift shop! All the staff we spoke to were very knowledgable & friendly & answered all questions we had. If you...More

Thank Sue D
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We stopped in here because it was part of our discovery package. The kids enjoyed running around and looking at different things. But overall, i'm not sure it added much to our day. We had already hiked a part of the Gorge trail the day...More

Thank randolphclan
Reviewed 23 November 2016

I was disappointed because 2 of the exhibits didn't work. The others were very interesting. Many were reachable by kids, and that was cute. I hope they can reinvest the ticket profits back into the Center.

Thank CBGeorgia
Reviewed 30 October 2016

We went here because it was part of the ticket package we had purchased. We had already read about much of what was there so it didn't really add a lot to the Niagara experience. The movie is really in need of an update. The...More

Thank djm006
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Discovery center is very informative, but be ready to read alot. Lots of information to be withheld. The video upon arrival is definately worth it and informative. Explains some of the history of the falls, how the power is generated, etc. Once going down to...More

1  Thank NCR09
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you pay just for entrance to the building or the hikes too? I want to do the hikes that start at that building, wondering if I need to pay?
27 July 2015|
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Response from amrjefferson | Reviewed this property |
I believe this building is around 3 dollars to get into and 2 for kids. But I agree with the comment above- grab the discovery pass!