Buffalo History Museum

Buffalo History Museum

Buffalo History Museum

One Museum Court
Buffalo, NY 14216

Since 1862, The Buffalo History Museum (formerly known as the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society) has been Western New York’s premier historical organization, serving to collect, research, interpret, and share the Niagara Frontier’s rich history. Its collections include more than 100,000 artifacts, 200,000 photographs, and 20,000 books. The Buffalo History Museum annually presents a wide array of programs, exhibits, tours, outdoor events, and activities for all ages that utilize many of these resources to tell the stories of both ordinary and extraordinary people of Western New York.  buffalohistory.org

Museum and Museum Shop Hours                               
Tues 10:00 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Wed 10:00 a.m. – 8 p.m.;
Thurs – Sat 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sun – 12:00 Noon – 5:00 p.m.


Docent-led or self-guided tours of permanent and special exhibits are available to groups of all ages and abilities.


Adults (Any group)                  $10.00/person

Student Group                          $6.00/student
Student group is any group booked though any school
10:1 ratio of student-chaperon required, chaperons are free
Docent-led tours can include up to three galleries
Requests for specific or specialized tours can be made to education department
at 873-9644 ext.304
For any booking we ask for 3 weeks advanced notice
We can also come to you!
Outreach Programs can be delivered at you facility (school, senior living center, community center) Topics include: The Erie Canal, Life on Delaware Avenue, Artifact Detective, The PanAmerican Exposition
Maximum 50 people – $75
50 – 100 people  – $100
More than 100 people – $125



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