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Buffalo History Tours

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Humorous, historical tours of Buffalo provided by a stand-up comic. Mostly accurate.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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76 Pearl St, Buffalo, NY 14202-4106
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+1 716-997-2245
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Saturday tour of the USS The Sullivan's which was described on the website as a hands-on ghost hunt led by a professional psychic. According th the site, attendees would be taught ghost hunting skills and learn untold stories of the ship and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Officer O'Connor was outstanding! He is the equal of Robin Williams from a humor point of view. Being Canadian we served as a foil for his many good hearted jibes. We laughed throughout the tour and learned much about the very interesting history of Buffalo...More

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NiagaraGuideGuy, Owner at Buffalo History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We love NOTL. I wish I had Canadian citizenship so I could do tours in your lovely and singularly beautiful village. Thank you for writing a review. Officer O'Connor

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We grew up in the Buffalo area, and for the most part were rather ignorant about the Buffalo history. Wow, this tour was jammed packed of facts about Buffalo in its hey-day..exploding with millionaires.mansions, speak-easys and architectural "firsts". The guide came in "costume" as she...More

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NiagaraGuideGuy, Owner at Buffalo History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review of our old and new Buffalo Tour. I will let our tour guide know of your positive comments.

Reviewed 2 August 2018

I have taken various bus tours and this one is my favorite by far! Outstanding guide kept us laughing. Learned things I never knew despite having grown up here. Will definitely try more of “Officer O’Connor’s tours!

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NiagaraGuideGuy, Owner at Buffalo History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Thanks for the review, glad you were able to learn something new about Buffalo. Officer O'Connor

Reviewed 26 July 2018

I did the 90 minute boat ride. It was super! It was the first thing I did and was happy I did because all the other sights I visited reflected back on the history and stories I learned from out guide. It was informative and...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This is my second time on the boat tour, I went once 4 years ago and it was just as fun as the first time. Greg is a great tour guide and really knows his stuff. Excellent for a date, family trip, or social outing....More

1  Thank Rachel D
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Our manager treated us to the Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tour, it was amazing!!!! The tour guide was outstanding. He made learning about Buffalo a blast! I laughed so much that my cheeks actually hurt. Highly recommend this for a family outing or a work...More

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NiagaraGuideGuy, Owner at Buffalo History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

That is our goal, to make your cheeks hurt! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review. It means a lot to us. Officer O'Connor.

Reviewed 11 October 2017

Buffalo did not make the Erie Canal, the Erie Canal made Buffalo. Our trip started on the waterfront on an openside bus. Our guide was the owner Officer O'Conner. He proved to be very entertaining and informative. Our trip started on the waterfront and with...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

This was great. A lesson on the growth of industry on Buffalo's waterfront. Our guide was very knowledgeable, spoke clearly and was easy to understand (Don? Dan? Ken? - so sorry I cannot remember his name!). The combination of being on the water, incredible things...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

My sister, visiting from Texas, and I took this tour during Friday's " monsoon" weather event. "Officer O"Connor" was very patient and safety oriented while deciding whether or not to begin the tour. The bus driver was amazing as visibility was non existent as we...More

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Response from Maggiej1975 | Reviewed this property |
For our dinner there was a beef, chicken, potato, vegetable, salad and breadstick.
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Response from NiagaraGuideGuy | Property representative |
I am a walking tour provider, I do not do boat cruises. You may have me confused with somebody else.
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