Flight of Five Lock Tenders Tour
Thrill at the experience of being a Lockport Lock Tender!
Featuring a 1 ½ hour narrated walking tour of the Historic Erie Canal Flight of Five Locks
· Learn about the Erie Canal and the construction of the Lockport Locks
· Hear about the men who labored to lock through over 1,000 boats a year
· Marvel at life-size sculptures of our 19thCentury Lockport Lock Tenders
- Join us Monday thru Friday. Tours depart from the
Erie Canal Discovery Center, 24 Church Street
Cost: $8 Adults
$8 Senior Citizens, Veterans & AAA Members
$6 Students between 13 and 21 Years of Age
Free for Children Under 13 Years of Age Accompanied by Adult
Advance reservations must be made at least 24 hours prior to the day of the tour.
Ask about our private tours for groups of up to 10 people
Reservations for private group tours must be made at least 10 days in advance
Day of the week and time of the private tour are flexible
Reservations are required and may be made by calling 716-349-7998
or online at www.locksdistrict.com and clicking on the Locks District Tours tab
in the upper right hand corner of the home page
Imagine concluding our popular Flight of Five Tour with an opportunity to actually push the wooden balance beams that open the five-ton Lock Gates!
Our new Locks District Museum graphically compares and contrasts the materials and the equipment used in the construction of the 19th Century Erie Canal and the 20th Century Erie Barge Canal.