New Visitor Center at Eisenhower Lock
Construction of New Visitor Center at Eisenhower Lock is Underway
Construction of the new Visitor Center is making great progress. The structural steel has been completed, and the enclosure is starting to be installed. You can now see and get a feel for the general shape and size of the building. Watch this space for construction updates.
About the Visitor Center
The Center has served as a major tourist attraction for North Country residents and tourists visiting the region since 1961, two years after the Seaway opened. The Seaway Visitor Center at Eisenhower Lock is located off Route 37 in Massena, N.Y. and will be accessible to the disabled.
There are several ways to obtain up-to-date information on estimated vessel transit times:
- Call 315-769-2422, for a voice recording of that day’s projected lockage schedule.
- Review the Great Lakes-Seaway binational website at https://bit.ly/NavigatingTheSeawayMap, which updates every 15 minutes with details on ships currently in transit within the Seaway System.
- Review lock-specific information at https://bit.ly/LockOrderofTurn, which offers real-time information on vessels preparing to enter any of the locks (by pulling down the Order of Turn Information).
About the New Visitor Center Groundbreaking