Instead of taking the clan to the status quo water park or bounce place for quality family time, consider equipping them with an appreciation for history instead. Watch the wonder unfold with this offer at Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park, good for a 1-year naval park membership for 4, valued at $50, for only $25.
As the largest inland naval park in the country, Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park inhabits the Buffalo waterfront, standing in honor of those lost and as a reminder of what we’ve experienced and learned as a country. Here a story rich with history is told through decommissioned naval vessels like the destroyer U.S.S. The Sullivans, guided missile cruiser U.S.S. Little Rock and World War II sub the U.S.S. Croaker. Inside the new museum building housing a wealth of artifacts, you’ll find everything from Marine Corps memorabilia to displays detailing the Polish Armed Forces, Vietnam veterans, Western New York Medal of Honor recipients and military vehicle models. Need more? Mosey on to a collection of equipment to investigate, like the X-Ron 1 Rotorcyle Helicopter, an Army M-41 tank weighing in at a feather-light 22.3 tons, an armored personnel carrier, UH-1 “Huey,” jets, historical documents and bona fide military gear. Though movies and play parks are always fun, there’s no outing more rewarding and awe-inspiring than an educational one.