City of Light Bus Tours


Nov 16, 2019
01:00 PM until 04:00 PM


At the end of the nineteenth century, Buffalo was a major American city in the forefront of technological progress.  It was a busy inland port and a railroad hub with heavy industry and state-of-the-art electricity – all of which brought great wealth to the city.  These economic and technological developments culminated in 1901 when Buffalo hosted a spectacular world’s fair: the Pan-American Exposition.

Experience Buffalo through the eyes of the narrator of Lauren Belfer’s historical novel, City of Light, which is set in Buffalo at the dawn of the twentieth century.

Tour Details: 

  • Reservations are required for this tour! Space is limited on the bus.
    • For check-in, please print your confirmation email or show it on your phone.
  • The tour is three hours in length and includes some walking and stairs.
  • The tour proceeds rain or shine.


  • General Admission: $40
  • Explorer Pass Holders: $35


General Admission: $40 Explorer Pass Holders: $35


View map Buffalo Seminary
205 Bidwell Parkway
Buffalo, NY

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