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Niagara Power Project Visitors Center

5777 Lewiston Rd, Lewiston, NY 14092-2199
+1 716-286-6661
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Impressive and Educational

The power plant exhibits were very well done and engaging. We ended up off to the side on our... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marsha C
Litchfield, Maine
Really worth a visit

Really when it is all said and done it is about the power of the water. So at one level the best... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Canmore, Canada
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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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  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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5777 Lewiston Rd, Lewiston, NY 14092-2199
+1 716-286-6661
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The power plant exhibits were very well done and engaging. We ended up off to the side on our visit and were the only couple there and had a very in depth conversation with one of the personnel there....that was quite informative! The "trip" was...More

Thank Marsha C
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Really when it is all said and done it is about the power of the water. So at one level the best was being outside and overlooking the mighty Niagara downstream from the Falls and the second best was learning about the efforts and tragedies...More

Thank Shamrock2310
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Fascinating history of the falls and power generation using the awesome force of their waters. Interactive exhibits of science and the past and present generation of hydroelectric power. Fascinating 15 minute move included. Free and ample parking, 4.5 miles/9 minutes from Niagara Falls State Park....More

Thank Alan T
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were coming from Canada to Buffalo airport and just wanted to make sure we didn't have a delay at bridge, so came over and found this gem. I really thought it was just a place to waste some time and found it surprisingly interesting....More

Thank BRFence
Reviewed 22 August 2017

A hidden Gem, great interactive displays for people of all ages, staff was helpful and very informative. Glad we took the time to visit.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Did not think I would enjoy this place as much as I did. My husband waned to go so we took the kids. everyone had fun and learned a bunch. It was nice way to kill a few hours, plus you cant beat the view.

Thank mpawli
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We have been to Niagara Falls many times, so we decided to go off the beaten path while we were passing through this time. This is a great place to learn about the history of the Falls and river. You get to learn how the...More

1  Thank Becky W
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I went on a family trip and we completely underestimated the amount of time needed to do everything we wanted to do. On our last afternoon, we were on the fence about making the trip to the Power Plant, but we were so glad we...More

1  Thank Shanna G
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

What something that is free that is worth driving to and checking out? Absolutely not only did the kids have fun but so did the adult learning a lot about electricity!

Thank Mrblaw
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is a must visit place for families with school children. Even though we don't have kids, there is so much information to absorb and so much to learn about energy and how a bulb lights up in our home. This is important for the...More

Thank ScubadiverNy
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13 August 2017|
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Response from Jennifer M | Reviewed this property |
The "free gift" (included with the Discovery Pass) was your choice of a pen or an inexpensive (drawstring) backpack -- at least it was in August 2016.
Jerri K
28 March 2017|
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Response from YcnanGA | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if this qualifies as public transportation, but you can get to the Power Vista by taking the Discover Niagara Shuttle.
3 June 2016|
Response from murrayhill | Property representative |
Plan to spend 2-3 hours here; there are a lot of interactive exhibits, games and a 4-D virtual roller coaster ride. You won't be in a hurry to leave.