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Niagara Power Project Visitors Center

5777 Lewiston Rd, Lewiston, NY 14092-2199
+1 716-286-6661
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Surprisingly good!

We were coming from Canada to Buffalo airport and just wanted to make sure we didn't have a delay... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Worth the visit

A hidden Gem, great interactive displays for people of all ages, staff was helpful and very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Robert C
Buffalo, United States
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Set your inner engineer free at the all-new Niagara Power Vista! - Operate a power plant at the Control Room Simulator - Direct power where it's needed most at the Transmission table - Immerse yourself in a surround-sound, multi-sensory Power-Up 4D theatre experience - Ride a thrilling 4-D virtual roller coaster where you get to experience how a drop of water is turned into a unit of energy - Watch a spirited debate between Tesla and Edison over whose version of electric transmission is better And with the new hop-on, hop-off Discover Niagara shuttle, getting to the best attractions in Niagara has never been easier!
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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5777 Lewiston Rd, Lewiston, NY 14092-2199
+1 716-286-6661
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were coming from Canada to Buffalo airport and just wanted to make sure we didn't have a delay at bridge, so came over and found this gem. I really thought it was just a place to waste some time and found it surprisingly interesting....More

Thank BRFence
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A hidden Gem, great interactive displays for people of all ages, staff was helpful and very informative. Glad we took the time to visit.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Did not think I would enjoy this place as much as I did. My husband waned to go so we took the kids. everyone had fun and learned a bunch. It was nice way to kill a few hours, plus you cant beat the view.

Thank mpawli
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We have been to Niagara Falls many times, so we decided to go off the beaten path while we were passing through this time. This is a great place to learn about the history of the Falls and river. You get to learn how the...More

1  Thank Becky W
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I went on a family trip and we completely underestimated the amount of time needed to do everything we wanted to do. On our last afternoon, we were on the fence about making the trip to the Power Plant, but we were so glad we...More

1  Thank Shanna G
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

What something that is free that is worth driving to and checking out? Absolutely not only did the kids have fun but so did the adult learning a lot about electricity!

Thank Mrblaw
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is a must visit place for families with school children. Even though we don't have kids, there is so much information to absorb and so much to learn about energy and how a bulb lights up in our home. This is important for the...More

Thank ScubadiverNy
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We haven't been to the Power Vista in years, but we were so amazed at the improvements. Best thing is the surrounding views of the gorge. Loved that they didn't charge for parking. It's completely free. One negative that we found is that my husband...More

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Was a lot of fun would have loved being able to really enjoy it. There was a large group of kids there so couldn't enjoy it too its fullest. Very friendly staff!!!

Thank Tracey H
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We recently visited and our whole family enjoyed, including kids ages 7, 10, 16, and grandparents. There where many interactive visits which are all wheelchair accessible. We left with a great info on the history, engineering, on how the NY power system works, and the...More

Thank J2logan
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12 August 2017|
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Response from MaddyMummy | Reviewed this property |
There is no free gift, but you do get to keep the power card as a momento.
Jerri K
27 March 2017|
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Response from YcnanGA | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if this qualifies as public transportation, but you can get to the Power Vista by taking the Discover Niagara Shuttle.
3 June 2016|
Response from murrayhill | Property representative |
Plan to spend 2-3 hours here; there are a lot of interactive exhibits, games and a 4-D virtual roller coaster ride. You won't be in a hurry to leave.