Tour of Williamsville (Explore Buffalo)

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Join us on this walking tour of history-rich Williamsville! Originally established as William's Mills, this tour includes one of the oldest buildings still standing in Erie County, the 1811 Williamsville Water Mill built by Jonas Williams. Today, the heart of the village is benefiting from recent pedestrian enhancements. Also featured in the tour is the village's role in the War of 1812.

Meet at the bridge at the entrance to Island Park at 5565 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221, located behind Amherst Town Hall and the Williamsville Library. Free parking is available in the Town Hall parking lot, accessible from Main Street or South Cayuga Street.


General Admission: $15
Student Admission: $5
Explorer Pass Holders: Free
Tour Details:

Advance reservations are encouraged but not required for this tour.
All credit card payments must be made in advance. Advance reservations with a credit card can be made online until the tour starting time. Cash or checks are accepted at the start of the tour.
If you make an advance reservation, please print your confirmation email, or be prepared to show it on your phone.
This tour is approximately two hours in length.
Please wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather – the tour will proceed rain or shine.
Cameras are encouraged!