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Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park

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Address: 1 Naval Park CV, Buffalo, NY 14202-4114
Phone Number: +1 716-847-1773
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Was very interesting but we couldn't complete going through the ships as it got too cold. But what we did see gave you a good reminder of what people in the army go through. Once... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Beeton, Canada
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Beeton, Canada
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was very interesting but we couldn't complete going through the ships as it got too cold. But what we did see gave you a good reminder of what people in the army go through. Once you step on the ship you can try to relive how they did during the war and see the conditions they lived in, slept in... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just to get up close to these historical ships and monuments is humbling - we were able to board the Edward Cotter the oldest working fire boat perhaps in the world when it was docked here for its 116 birthday - amazing experience - we have been on the Sullivan's many times. We are very proud of our naval,park a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is really cool, you get to tour the ship by your self. Its really awesome if you have a military family member who can relate. We went with our 3 kids. My husband got in free for being prior military. There is a lot of walking and climbing so if you are disabled it might not be for... More 

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Thank Wohlers777
Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to visit in the Buffalo area. The waterfront is beautiful. The ships are so educational and beautiful. they do have many steps and tight spaces. But you can stay on top. Great for ages 5-95. My family loved it. perfect for out of town guests or for a summer thing to do.

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Lancaster, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are self guided trails on and within each of the 3, a guided missile cruiser, a destroyer, and a submarine! In additiion there is a military museum and a nice waterside restaurant there, all just parts of Buffalo's rejuvenated and expanded Canalside area.

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Seaforde
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn't disappointed with the Museum. Great access around the ships and the submarine. Excellent in every way. A very humbling experience. We owe a tremendous debt to the brave men that fought in the World Wars. Many gave their lives for our freedom. Lest we forget.

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Thank Stuart153Seaforde
Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Military Park is a beautiful area right next the waterfront and Buffalo River. It recognizes and HONORS all the branches of the services and all the wars. Beautiful ships that are manned by volunteers who take you on very informative tours.

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Thank Dorothy S
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes, three in one place..... USS Little Rock, USS Croaker and the unforgettable USS The Sullivan's. Couldn't drag ourselves away from these ships, spent about 4-5 hours touring the vessels. Lots of history and stories of the brave men who served aboard. These ships are in very good condition and even better, their instruments have not been stripped out or... More 

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New Milford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

It was an amazing place, a lot of walking though, which is fine with us but not for my elderly father, he stayed at the hotel, good thing he would not have made it through the day. It's definitely all day thing, lots to see!

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Endicott, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We visited the entire "Canalside" area and enjoyed checking out the naval and military equipment on display.

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