DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER VISITORS' CENTER TO OPEN FOR SEASON
The Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation announced today the Dwight D. Eisenhower Visitors' Center, located at the U. S. Eisenhower Lock, will open on Friday, May 27, 2016 and remain open daily, including weekends, through Labor Day, September 5, 2016. The Visitors' Center hours of operation are from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and it is free to the public
The Seaway Visitors' Center at the Eisenhower Lock provides tourists and ship watchers with an observation deck where they can view commercial vessels and cruise ships from around the world as they transit the lock. Guides are available to provide additional information to tourists. Hundreds of ships from all over the world make thousands of transits through the St. Lawrence Seaway annually. They carry a wide variety of cargoes including grains, iron ore, coal, steel, stone, steel slabs, and project cargoes.