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Niagara Power Project Visitors Center

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Address: 5777 Lewiston Rd, Lewiston, NY 14092-2199
Phone Number: +17162866661
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Set your inner engineer free at the all-new Niagara Power Vista! - Operate...

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!

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Amazing way to learn about how our power plant works and more!

25 girl scouts visited and from beginning to end the exhibits inspired excitement and enthusiasm. There was just not enough time for all the todo items. We will be returning!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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niagarafallsny
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

25 girl scouts visited and from beginning to end the exhibits inspired excitement and enthusiasm. There was just not enough time for all the todo items. We will be returning!

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Kirtland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Way better that expected. 4D ride was fun. People so so friendly. It's free and interactive my teenage girls and wife really enjoyed it. Ask at front desk on the way out for directions to drive to fishing area at base of dam. Gives u a whole different perspective at river level.

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Ennis, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Niagara Power Project has done a wonderful job with updating their energy based exhibits. Over the years I have visited the Power project and seen their exhibits changes. I loved all the interactive learning stations. The 4 D simulation with the traveling water drop was fun. There is something for everyone even if you are not a science buff.

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Adamstown, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Went really early as they were opening and had the place to ourselves for awhile. We spent several hours enjoying the exhibits and learning about the power plant and the history of power in the area. If you're already an electrical engineer you can probably skip it. It doesn't have the same awe of the Hoover dam for instance. But... More 

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Mount Laurel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

This place was well staffed and filled with high tech educational exhibits and games. Terrific explanation of how the power plant works. Fun games for kids to understand how electric grids work. I recommend this place for anyone with adolescent and teen kids. I've also never seen so many employees around to answer questions. Great visit!!

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Youngstown, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is a fun stop when you are in town to see the falls as a tourist, coming to visit your child at Niagara University or if you a re a local looking to do something close to home. So let me tell you THIS IS FREE !!!, yes really free, free to park, free to get in. The only... More 

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Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I've gone to the Power Vista since I was a small child in the late 1960s and 1970s. The 2016 revamped exhibits are a great change and meaningful to visitors well beyond prior exhibits.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Visit this place for a truly amazing experience on how the NY power authority generates electricity To ones enjoyment they have few games here which are all related to to energy generation which is very educative and fun for kids Go for the 4D show also which again is good experience Lots of activities to do inside the visitors center

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

It is a stop off of the free discover niagara shuttle. a must see. this is free and i would of paid for this. it is hands on learning experience great for all ages. they give you a badge that you use to document you experience. when home you can download pictures you took. the virtual reality ride was the... More 

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Central Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Looking for an engaging experience while visiting Niagara Falls? Then the New York Power Authority’s Power Vista has got to be one of your must go-to destinations. Recently remodeled (just re-opened in June 2016) the attraction – located just 15 minutes north of Niagara Falls towards Lewiston - is a great experience. And did we mention that it’s free? We... More 

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