MiM ‘Explore Buffalo’

May 24, 2022 @ 4:00 pm – May 28, 2022 @ 10:00 am


MiM ‘Explore Buffalo’

May 24 – 28, 2022


NCM ‘Museum in Motion’ is heading to Buffalo, NY. Buffalo is a city on the beautiful shores of Lake Erie in upstate New York. Our MiM will include such landmarks as the Frank Lloyd Wright–designed Darwin D. Martin House, Buffalo-Niagara Falls area, a dinner cruise on the Erie Canal and Locks 34 & 35, and take in the beautiful Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park.

Make sure you sign on to NCM eNews to get the latest information on all MiM (Museum in Motion) events and on-site events including opening of registration and fees. Questions, contact Maci @ 270-467-8804 or Bryce @ 270-777-4506.

Advance registration closes at 5:00pm on Monday, April 18, 2022 or until sold out

** No registrations or refunds available after that date. **


Please call Maci (270)467-8804 or Bryce (270)777-4506 to register by phone


Registration fee:

Members primary registrant (driver and car) $1750
Passenger / alternate driver $350


Non-Members primary registrant (driver and car) $1790

Passenger / alternate driver $390


  • Note: Non-member pricing does NOT include a 1 yr membership to NCM. To become a member – please call Chris Sweeney at 270-467-8810
  • You Must be Driving a Corvette To Participate on this Tour
  • Please contact us with any dietary or other special restrictions At Time of registration 


2022 MiM ‘Explore Buffalo’


Host Hotel: Hyatt Place Buffalo / Amherst

5020 Main St

Amherst, NY 14226

(4-night stay included in registration)

3:00pm Check-in Hyatt Place Buffalo / Amherst
Experience warm hospitality and spacious rooms at Hyatt Place Buffalo/Amherst just minutes from popular attractions, sports venues, historic Williamsville and 15 minutes to downtown Buffalo and Canada. If you’re visiting for business or pleasure, the Amherst hotel near Buffalo offers a casual chic ambiance for relaxation and a business-friendly environment keeping you connected to what’s important.

  • Lodging included in registration
  • 5020 Main Street, Amherst, NY 14226pierce arrow m
7:00pm ‘Meet N Greet’

  • Meet N Greet at the Hyatt Place Buffalo / Amherst
  • Short introductions, Discuss the week’s events, Q & A session
  • Dinner included in registration
6:30am – 9:30am Continental Breakfast at Hyatt Place
9:45am Group Meeting in Front Lobby
Immediately following Depart for Frank Lloyd Wright House
10:30am – 12:00pm Arrive and Tour at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House Complex

Few names in American architecture are as ubiquitous as Frank Lloyd Wright’s. Even fewer American cities can boast seven of his legendary masterworks. Wright’s Buffalo portfolio includes the Martin House Complex, one of the finest examples from his prairie period, the Graycliff Estate on the shores of Lake Erie and a boathouse, mausoleum and filling station built nearly a century after they were first conceptualized.

  • Parking at Buffalo Zoo – 200 Jewett Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14214
  • 125 Jewett Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14214


12:00pm Leave for Buffalo Zoo

  • Walk from Martin Complex to Zoo (Approximately 1 Block)
12:15pm – 4:00pm Arrive and Tour Buffalo Zoo
Founded in 1875, the Buffalo Zoo, is the third oldest zoo in the United States. Each year, the Buffalo Zoo welcomes approximately 400,000 visitors and is the second largest tourist attraction in Western New York; second only to Niagara Falls. Located on 23.5 acres (9.5 ha) of Buffalo’s Delaware Park, the zoo exhibits a diverse collection of wild and exotic animals, and more than 320 distinct species of plants.

  • Lunch on Your Own at the Buffalo Zoo
4:15pm Depart for Lockport Locks / Erie Canal

  • 210 Market St. Lockport, NY 14094
5:00pm – 8:00pm Dinner & Cruise on Locks 34 & 35

Your fun and informative cruise & dinner will take you past five of the original 1800’s locks. Three million gallons of water will fill Locks 34 & 35, the only double set on the Erie Canal, and raise the boat 50 feet. You’ll pass under Lockport’s “Upside Down Bridge,” Lockport’s “Big Bridge” (the widest bridge in the U.S. at 299 feet wide), through the “deep rock cut” and under lift bridges. The lively narration by the Coast Guard Licensed Captains is also accompanied by crowd-pleasing canal music, popular during the 1800’s.

  • Dinner and Cruise included in your registration
6:30am – 8:10am Continental Breakfast at Hyatt Place
8:15am Depart for Pierce Arrow Museum

  • 263 Michigan Ave, Buffalo, NY 14203
Immediately Following Depart for Pierce Arrow Museum
8:45am – 10:30am Arrive and Tour Pierce Arrow Museum
This unique museum focuses on Buffalo’s transportation history featuring Pierce Arrow, Thomas Flyer, electric vehicles, vintage bicycles, motorcycles, muscle cars and trucks, many made in Western New York. A unique feature is the-full scale Buffalo Filling Station by Frank Lloyd Wright, designed for Buffalo in 1927 but never built.

  • Guided tour included in your registration
Free Time to Explore before Lunch at the Chef’s Italian Restaurant
11:00am Depart for Chef’s Italian Restaurant

  • Walk from the Museum
  • 291 Seneca St, Buffalo, NY 14204
11:15am Lunch at Chef’s Italian Restaurant
Chef’s has been a neighborhood icon that brings the taste of Italy back home to Buffalo.  As one of Buffalo’s Favorite Italian restaurants since 1923.

  • Lunch included in registration
Depart for Buffalo Naval & Military Park

  • 1 Naval Park Cove, Buffalo, NY 14202
12:30pm – 5:00pm Arrive and Tour Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park
The Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park is a museum on the shore of Lake Erie in Buffalo, New York. It is home to several decommissioned US Naval vessels, including the Cleveland-class cruiser USS Little Rock, the Fletcher-class destroyer USS The Sullivan’s, and the submarine USS Croaker. Along with the ships, there are a variety of smaller vehicles, vessels, and aircraft on display at the park. 

  • Self-guided tour included in your registration
  • Explore Buffalo Naval & Military Park on Your Own
5:00pm Dinner on USS Little Rock Fantail
The Little Rock was the first ship to bear the name of Little Rock, Arkansas. The only guided missile cruiser on display in the U.S. today, the USS Little Rock is the sole survivor of the U.S. Navy’s World War II Cleveland class of light cruisers, the most abundant of all U.S. wartime cruisers (29 vessels total).   

  • Dinner included in your registration
Following Dinner Depart for Hyatt Place Buffalo / Amherst on Your Own

  • 5020 Main St. Amherst, NY 14226
6:30am – 7:30am Continental Breakfast at Hyatt Place
 7:30am Depart for Niagara Falls
8:15am Arrive and Free time at Niagara Falls State Park
Jaw-dropping scenic beauty. Thundering roars. Mind-boggling cataracts. Shimmering rainbows. And the raw power of 4-6 million cubic feet of water rushing over the edges every minute of the day. 

  • Niagara State Park tour and scenic trolley ride included in registration
Depart for Hyatt Place Buffalo / Amherst On Your Own
5:00pm Farewell Dinner at the Hyatt Place Buffalo / Amherst

  • Dinner included in registration
7:00am – 10:00am Continental Breakfast – Check out Hyatt Place Buffalo / Amherst

  • Check-Out by Noon

Travel Home Safely & Thank You for Joining the

MiM 2022 ‘Explore Buffalo’