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Vertical Silo Tour

Go on this tour while it is escorted by committed docents and not commercialized. This was a great... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
seabreeze7245
Best of Buffalo tour

I decided to do the best of buffalo tour as I had never been to Buffalo before. My tour guide was... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
luluazul24
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Rochester, New York
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Explore Buffalo offers more than 70 different tours of Buffalo and Western New York history, architecture, and neighborhoods, including walking, bike, bus, and kayak tours. Tours are offered year-round, with daily tours offered during the summer tour season. Private tours can be arranged for groups on request.
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“vertical tour” (15 reviews)
“silo city” (31 reviews)
“grain elevators” (14 reviews)
LOCATION
Buffalo, NY 14201-1213
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

Go on this tour while it is escorted by committed docents and not commercialized. This was a great experience made even more special because my father worked in the mills. So much information and history was given. Great views from the top. The climb is...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I decided to do the best of buffalo tour as I had never been to Buffalo before. My tour guide was very friendly and the group was small, making it easy to hear everything she said. The tour was more on the architecture of the...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2017

We had a group of 11 for a private vertical silo city tour with Larry. It is a truly unique Buffalo experience and Larry was equally knowledgeable and fun. We all loved it and highly recommend!

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of this tour. I brought my teenage nephew from Albany to experience a part of my Buffalo history. We had a great time, & the guides were excellent & knowledgeable. Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

Explore Buffalo offers a huge variety of walking tours making it most challenging to choose one (or two) if you're visiting the city. As we were staying downtown and given the city's rich architectural heritage dating back to the late 19th and early 20th century...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017

This was my first time participating in one of the many walking tours offered through my membership in Explore Buffalo, and it will definitely not be my last! Our docent, Larry, AKA, " Seamus" was amazing. His knowledge and ability to captivate us with historical...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

I came to Buffalo from Israel for 2 months as a visiting scientist. On my first weekend I bought the explorer pass and from then on was hooked. I took numerous tours during my stay and they were all truly amazing! I learned so much...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

I had a wonderful time exploring the village of Hamburg with our tour guide, Lynn! I grew up in the area and was amazed by how many beautiful buildings I had not taken the time to notice before! I learned many new fun historical facts...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

My wife and I just took this tour and found it very interesting, loads of information about all kinds of happenings in Buffalo. Also a lot of really good background on President Grover Cleveland. Our guides Donnie and Chester were both informative and comical, a...More

Thank Robert C
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I took the Vertical Tour yesterday with Harry and Chester, and we were lucky enough to be the only two people on the tour. The experience was priceless, considering everything you can find in the grain silos. Between the art, graffiti, history, sounds, and sights...More

Thank Ashley H
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Laura W
30 December 2017|
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Response from Brad H | Property representative |
For most of our tours, the cost is per person. For private groups, we can arrange for an hourly rate. See more info on our website or call (716) 245-3032.
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