Buffalo Bill's House

Tour Details

Take a guided tour of Buffalo Bill’s House, the famous location from the Academy Award winning film “The Silence of the Lambs”. Located in Perryopolis, Pennsylvania, the Queen Anne Victorian home was built in 1910 and is only 45 minutes from Pittsburgh. Tours are conducted by the owner, Chris Rowan, and guests are allowed to take photos and re-enact scenes from the movie. Comfortable clothing and walking shoes are recommended. Overnight stays, tours, special events, on-location filming,  photo shoots and merchandise sales support the preservation of the historic location for future generations. Thank you for supporting our small family business.

What is included with the tour of Buffalo Bill's House?

  • Join Buffalo Bill’s House owner Chris Rowan for a 90 to 120-minute tour of the house and the 2-acre river front property.

  • You may freely ask any questions you have during the tour, and Chris will be happy to answer them for you!

  • In addition, time to explore the house to recreate your favorite scenes, and retrace Agent Clarice Starling (Jodie Foster)  & Buffalo Bill’s (Ted Levine) footsteps.

  • “GET YOUR TUCK ON” in our world famous basement – where Buffalo Bill’s “Workshop of Horrors” interactive film set is located.

  • Take tons of Instagram worthy photos & TikTok videos. (For personal use only! i.e. personal social media, sharing with family and friends etc. – footage will not be allowed to be utilized for professional promotion of personal business,websites, etc. Please see our filming & photography policy here.

  • Step into our interactive well that was built in partnership with legendary horror Special Effects Artist, Director & Actor, Tom Savini as well as Emmy nominated Special FX artist Jerry Gergely (lead designer on the well build).  Jerry Gergely also worked on “The Silence of the Lambs” as a makeup artist when it was filmed back in 1990! Jerry is also the Technical Director of the Tom Savini Special Make-Up Effects Program at Douglas Education Center (DEC) in Monessen, PA!

  • There’s also plenty of “Silence of the Lambs” memorabilia, including an original copy of the production blueprints of the house, a call sheet that was issued to the cast & crew, and even two production utilized pieces of wallpaper, which were screen-used in “The Silence of the Lambs”! Permanently on display, is a plethora of fan artwork and deaths-head moths to feast your eyes upon.

  • Souvenir gift items like t-shirts, hoodies, body lotion, mugs, lipbalm, magnets, stickers, totebags, precious plush animal, custom framed deaths-head moth taxidermy and face masks can be purchased after the tour. You may also purchase an overnight stay gift certificate (for future dates) at Buffalo Bill’s House if you choose to at the conclusion of the tour! If you are interested in booking an overnight stay at Buffalo Bill’s House, we will offer a discount towards a future stay. We appreciate you booking a guided tour with us, and this discount is a small thank you to all our guided tour guests! Cash, Venmo, Paypal, and debit/credit are accepted. Visit the online gift shop to see the available merchandise.

When is the next tour at Buffalo Bill's House?

Our 2024 tour dates are now available here. If you can’t make it to a 2024 tour, Please subscribe to our mailing list to be notified of future tours & events when they become available.

Can I have a private large group tour or event at Buffalo Bill's House?

If you have a large group that would like a private tour or event at Buffalo Bill’s House, please submit a request by contacting us here. Our ability to service these requests will vary based on availability.

Still have questions?

Please see our guided tours FAQ for more frequently asked questions.

Relax & enjoy
"The Silence"

Are you ready to have your own “Precious” Moments at Buffalo Bill’s? Book your overnight stay now!

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