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Lockport Locks & Erie Canal

210 Market St, Lockport, NY 14094-2935
+1 716-433-6155
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“small museum” (2 reviews)
“historic area” (2 reviews)
“boat ride” (2 reviews)
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210 Market St, Lockport, NY 14094-2935
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Three boats were passed through while we watched so we saw the whole cycle. The locks don't take today's large commercial boats naturally, but are still quite a feat of construction. The many valves controlled to flow the water from one lock to another was...More

Thank Ontario76
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Nice view of one of the tallest locks on the erie canal. It connects with Lake Erie. There is a bicycle trail that runs east along the canal. Crushed limestone, flat and very scenic. HIghly recommended if you are a cyclist

Thank Joe_Ursano
Reviewed 12 October 2017

As several others have pointed out, this is an attraction and not a restaurant. Parts of the original locks are still standing. This allows you to see how they were originally constructed and their original size. Very dramatic compared to the new locks built next...More

Thank GilB867
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is an attraction, not a restaurant, so it is mislabeled. However, the sights of the area throughout this park-like setting are not only picturesque, but educational as well. Many of the very old canal structures are preserved in all their magnificence, and the old...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Here you can spend as much time as you like watching the boats as they are raised and lowered in the locks - from standing right above them! Watch the massive gates as they open and close right in front of you. There's a small...More

Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We had a very enjoyable day at the Lockport Locks boat ride on the Erie Canal. The narration was informative and the speaker system was excellent (it always isn't on this type of boat tour). Plenty of seating and many photo op' along the way....More

Thank GLaSota
Reviewed 10 August 2017

If you visit North Tonawanda and Tonawanda where the Erie Canal system begins, adds Lockport into the agenda to see and view how the transportation of goods goes through the canal. The the Locks and the Canal now is a live museum for visitors to...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Perfect quick day trip with well maintained walkways. Spectacular views of locks and mechanisms. Great for kids learning about history or science.

Thank M P
Reviewed 19 June 2017

As someone else said, this is not a restaurant, but a historic area with plenty to see and walk around. I strolled across the top of the lock bridge in order to get to a small craft show on the other side. There were people...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 31 May 2017

we had a great time walking around the locks. it is under renovation but in some ways that is even better because you can see how everything works. those Steps are a workout! the original granite steps are probably over the calf height. but it...More

Thank hjr9
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  • Address: 210 Market St, Lockport, NY 14094-2935
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lockport
  • Phone Number: +1 716-433-6155
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