Lockport’s Locks District Museum is located in the Lockport Locks, between the Erie Canal Flight of Five Locks and the Erie Barge Canal Locks.
The story told at the Locks District Museum is the use of stone and hand tools in the construction of the Erie Canal, compared to the use of concrete and mechanized equipment in the construction of the Erie Barge Canal.
The Locks District Museum is open seven days a week, from 8 am – 5 pm during the canal season. There is no charge for admission.
THE LOCKS DISTRICT MUSEUM IS OPEN THIS SEASON ONLY FOR THOSE GOING ON THE FLIGHT OF FIVE LOCK TENDER TOUR DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS