The building that houses Niagara Falls Bird Kingdom (5651 River Road near the Rainbow Bridge) attraction was built in 1907 as the home of The Spirella Corset Factory. It was one of the first poured concrete buildings in Canada. The plant closed in the mid 1950’s.
In 1958 it became the new home of the Niagara Falls Museum. This museum was originally founded by Thomas Barnett in 1867.The museum contained thousands of stuffed animals and birds. In addition, there was a world re-nouned collection of Egyptian Arti-facts.
The building once more changed ownership when it was purchase in 2000 by Birds of the Lost Kingdom (now known as Bird Kingdom). An additional 5,000 square feet was added to the 45,000 square foot building. Bird Kingdom opened in2003.
Today’s Bird Kingdom is the largest free-flying aviary in the world featuring over 350 live tropical birds and erotic animals.
This family friendly attraction is open year-round.