Maps & Directions - Freedom Crossing: The Underground Railroad in Greater Niagara – Castellani Art Museum
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“Slaveholders hide themselves behind the church. A more praying, preaching, psalm-singing people cannot be found than the slaveholders at the south...”

- William Wells Brown, Narrative of William W. Brown, A Fugitive Slave, 1847

Freedom Crossing: The Underground Railroad in Greater Niagara

Location
Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University
5795 Lewiston Road
Niagara University, NY 14109

Contact Information
Phone: 716.286.8200
Fax: 716.286.8289
Email: sclements@niagara.edu
 

Hours of Operation
Tuesday - Saturday:  11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Closed Mondays.

Admission
Admission is free. Donations are welcome.

Directions to the Castellani | Map to the Castellani
The Castellani Art Museum is the large marble building situated in the center of the Niagara University campus, overlooking the Niagara Gorge and just minutes from Niagara Falls. 

From Buffalo:   Take I-190 North to Exit 25 A (Lewiston). Turn left onto Route 265 N and continue 0.8 miles to the second traffic light. Turn left onto Route 104 W. The entrance of Niagara University is on the left immediately beyond the NYS Power Authority overhead walkway.
     
From Canada:   Cross Lewiston-Queenston Bridge to the U.S. Turn right immediately after the inspection booths onto 104 West Robert Moses Parkway/Lewiston. Bear left remaining on 104 West where the road divides. Take the next right onto 104 West/Niagara Falls (you will also see a small sign for Niagara University). Take 104 West to Niagara University entrance.
     
From Rochester:   Take the NYS Thruway West to Exit 50 for Interstate 290 West. Take 290 West to 190 North and follow the directions from Buffalo.

Parking & Wheelchair Accessibility
There is free parking available adjacent to the Castellani Art Museum. The museum is wheelchair accessible.