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Niagara Wax Museum of History

303 Prospect Street, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
716-285-1271
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Ranked #16 of 33 Attractions in Niagara Falls
Type: Specialty Museums
Most recent review
- Aug 13, 2014
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Forest City, NC
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Some of the wax figures are just ok.. I believe their clothes dont fit them very good... but the history in this place makes up for all of it.. they have a range of historical facts... one that interested me was when Niagra Falls stopped completely for 30hrs in the 1800's.. as people thought it was the end of the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

took 40 min ( with reading almost all avaiable info on the walls. simply put history of Falls with some unrelated materials 9 pictures of all presidents?)

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Hyderabad, India
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219 attraction reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Niagara Wax Museum of History is located at 303 Prospect St., Niagara Falls, end of Rainbow Bridge next to the Hard Rock Cafe.. This is not a worth visit. The quality of the figures is not good. As this was nearer to the Hotel, where we stayed, we just walked into the Museum. The entry fee is $10. Though there... More

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Brookfield, Wisconsin
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20 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This wax museum is by the Hard Rock on Prospect - it just has a sign that reads WAX MUSEUM above the windows. It looks like a place you'd just skip - don't skip this one. It is so much more than just a wax museum. It was so cool inside - so many interesting facts about the Falls, history... More

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Dearborn Heights, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

This place was very nice. I found it to be very educational and interesting. The children enjoyed it also.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Niagara wax museum of history is definitely that: all about the history of the Falls. If your looking for some updated modern place then thats not history. This place is worth every penny and will visit it again with my grandkids. I noticed on here that some of the reviews are not even for the Niagara Wax museum of History... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed the wax museum. I was a bit hesitant based on some other reviews but I am glad we went. There were some interesting facts about the falls and a portrait hall of presidents. The wax figures are not well crafted but the museum has other things to offer. We went in with an open mind and read the... More

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brownfield tx usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

just down the street from hard rock cafe...enter thru gift shop,not so good at first...once in you will be rewarded its a great way to learn about the falls..great rain day visit

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Lock Haven, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Yes it is a little old and cheesy, but you can't miss it! We had a blast in here. This was one of our favorite things. And, at the end they have an area where you can take your pic so it looks like you are going over the falls in a barrel (priceless) and sitting on a bench in... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

This place is set up directly across the street from the Falls State Park. We saw it & stopped in. It was not previously planned but we did want to see a wax figure museum. This place was very disappointing & a waste of money. Even though it was only $20 for 3 of us, it was not worth $10.... More

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