Explore Buffalo history and architecture on the Open-Air Autobus!By using our Buffalo holiday builder website , you can arrange your visit to Open-Air Autobus of Buffalo and other attractions in Buffalo.
Tours are two hours and $25 • $5 for children under 12 • Buy five seats, get sixth free • Whole-bus charters save even more • Bring appropriate gear, whether sunscreen, beverages (no alcohol), or sweater. Rain or shine (we have a roll-down rain fly). Gift certificates available. Reservations: 716-854-3749. ¶
The 2013 Open-Air Autobus tours are the product of over 25 years’ worth of architectural and historical research conducted by members of The Campaign for Greater Buffalo History, Architecture & Culture in the course of preservation activities. Much of that has been done by scholars and professionals in the field. It uses this information to further its educational mission and help to defray the costs of its wide-ranging preservation efforts. The Campaign is Buffalo’s most dynamic preservation organization, and tours are led by those on the frontlines Buffalo’s preservation battles. Expect expert color commentary!
The Campaign develops new tours and tweaks existing ones every year. New this year, for example, is “American Dreams: The Houses of E.B. Green.” The Whirlwind is a fast-paced look at the masterworks and forces that shaped the city.
Fridays are a rotating series of tours that take an in-depth look at neighborhoods and architectural themes. Proceeds help further the goals of The Campaign, a charitable organization chartered by the New York State Department of Education.
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Open-Air Autobus of Buffalo Reviews
What a great way to see and learn about Buffalo's rich architectural history. The tour highlights what you need to see and the guide was very animated and kept you wanting more. I can't think of a bet... more »
The first 10 minutes of the tour was nice. Though rain started, the plastic wrap that comes down from the ceiling bars is pretty useless with any moderate rain. Everyone on the bus got completely wet,... more »
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