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  • Pan-Am Walking Tour


    Dates and Times: 7/1/2018 1:00 PM - 7/1/2018 2:30 PM
    Take a walking tour of the Pan-American grounds with one of our trained docents. See the fair in a new light! $10. Pre-registration encouraged. A map with historic photos is included.

    To register call 716-873-9644 ext 301.

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  • Toddler Story Time


    Dates and Times: 7/3/2018 10:00 AM - 7/3/2018 11:00 AM
    Bring your little one to our monthly program. and spend some quality time at the museum. We will read a book and do a related activity. Members free; museum admission. ...  read more »
  • Buffalo Destroyers 20th Anniversary Reunion


    Dates and Times: 7/11/2018 4:30 PM - 7/11/2018 8:00 PM
    4:30-5:30 - Meet the Team - Fans will get to meet their favorite players, staff, and the bombshells

    5:30-7:00 - Speakers and Players will tell their favorite stories

    7:00-8:00 - Question and Answer session with the audience

    Organized by Gary Cobb - email for questions and RSVP 
    Speaker list TBA
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  • Food Truck Rodeo! - Pets Night


    Dates and Times: 7/11/2018 5:00 PM - 7/11/2018 8:00 PM
    Come hungry! The museum once again hosts its popular rodeo of local food trucks! The museum will be open and we will have family-friendly activities, music, and more! Free museum admission.

    Our July Rodeo is Pet's Night! Bring your well-behaved, leashed, furry friend for a romp in the park! Ample water and treats will be provided. SPCA serving Erie County will also be at the Museum with information and activities!

    Featured Trucks for July:
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  • Fridays on Forest - Joint tour with Richardson Olmsted Campus


    Dates and Times: 7/13/2018 5:30 PM - 7/13/2018 7:30 PM
    Spend your Friday on Forest Avenue exploring The Buffalo History Museum’s Resource Center and the Richardson Olmsted Campus! The second Friday of each month, May through October, The Buffalo History Museum and the Richardson welcome the curious and the intrepid for this special tour. First stop, the Resource Center at 459 Forest, then head across the street for an hour tour of the Richardson Campus. $35, register online. ...  read more »
  • M+T Third Friday


    Dates and Times: 7/20/2018 10:00 AM - 7/20/2018 5:00 PM
    Free museum admission to the Museum, 10 am - 5 pm.
  • Party on the Portico


    Dates and Times: 7/20/2018 5:30 PM - 7/20/2018 8:30 PM
    Outdoor live music events, with food and drink, plus stunning views, drawings, and FREE mini- tours!

  • Pan-Am Trolley Tour with Forest Lawn


    Dates and Times: 7/21/2018 10:00 AM - 7/21/2018 3:00 PM
    The tour begins at Forest Lawn, where you will board the Forest Lawn trolley and visit the final resting places of many of the movers and shakers who made the Pan-American exposition happen. Have lunch at the Pan-American Brewery, a short tour of the Lafayette Hotel, and the Museum’s Resource Center. The tour ends at Forest Lawn at approximately 3pm.
    Meet and park for free at the Margaret L Wendt Archive and Resource Center 1990 Main Street Buffalo, NY.

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  • Pan-Am Walking Tour


    Dates and Times: 8/5/2018 1:00 PM - 8/5/2018 2:30 PM
    Take a walking tour of the Pan-American grounds with one of our trained docents. See the fair in a new light! $10. Pre-registration encouraged. A map with historic photos is included.

    To register call 716-873-9644 ext 301.

    ...  read more »
  • Toddler Story Time


    Dates and Times: 8/7/2018 10:00 AM - 8/7/2018 11:00 AM
    Bring your little one to our monthly program. and spend some quality time at the museum. We will read a book and do a related activity. Members free; museum admission. ...  read more »
  • Food Truck Rodeo! - Sports Night


    Dates and Times: 8/8/2018 5:00 PM - 8/8/2018 8:00 PM
    Come hungry! The museum once again hosts its popular rodeo of local food trucks! The museum will be open and we will have family-friendly activities, music, and more! Free museum admission.

    Our August Rodeo is Sport's Night! Get ready for the fall season, wear your favorite jersey, check out our newest exhibit, ICONS: The Makers and Moments of Buffalo Sports and test out some vintage lawn games. 

    Featured Trucks for August:
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  • Fridays on Forest - Joint tour with Richardson Olmsted Campus


    Dates and Times: 8/10/2018 5:30 PM - 8/10/2018 7:30 PM
    Spend your Friday on Forest Avenue exploring The Buffalo History Museum’s Resource Center and the Richardson Olmsted Campus! The second Friday of each month, May through October, The Buffalo History Museum and the Richardson welcome the curious and the intrepid for this special tour. First stop, the Resource Center at 459 Forest, then head across the street for an hour tour of the Richardson Campus. $35, register online  ...  read more »
  • Tuscarora Beadwork Workshop with the Castellani Art Museum


    Dates and Times: 8/11/2018 11:00 AM - 8/11/2018 1:00 PM
    Led by Mary Annette Clause. Learn the art of Tuscarora raised beadwork through this hands-on workshop! Program in collaboration with the Castellani Art Museum. Supplies included. $5 for general public, free for CAM and TBHM members.

  • M+T Third Friday


    Dates and Times: 8/17/2018 10:00 AM - 8/17/2018 5:00 AM
    Free museum admission to the Museum, 10 am - 5 pm.
  • Party on the Portico


    Dates and Times: 8/17/2018 5:30 PM - 8/18/2018 8:30 PM
    Outdoor live music events, with food and drink, plus stunning views, drawings, and FREE mini- tours!

  • Pan-Am Trolley Tour with Forest Lawn


    Dates and Times: 8/18/2018 10:00 AM - 8/18/2018 3:00 PM
    The tour begins at Forest Lawn, where you will board the Forest Lawn trolley and visit the final resting places of many of the movers and shakers who made the Pan-American exposition happen. Have lunch at the Pan-American Brewery, a short tour of the Lafayette Hotel, and the Museum’s Resource Center. The tour ends at Forest Lawn at approximately 3pm.
    Meet and park for free at the Margaret L Wendt Archive and Resource Center 1990 Main Street Buffalo, NY.

    Me ...  read more »
  • Antique and Classic Car Show


    Dates and Times: 8/19/2018 9:00 AM - 8/19/2018 3:00 PM
    The Buffalo History Museum’s Antique & Classic Car Show has become one of Western New York’s premier automobile events. Now in its sixth year, the show features over one hundred of the area’s most impressive classic cars and trucks. The family-friendly event runs from 9am - 3pm and is free to attend.  ...  read more »
  • Paper Marbling Workshop with the Castellani Art Museum


    Dates and Times: 8/25/2018 11:00 AM - 8/25/2018 1:00 PM
    Led by Hatice Sorkunlu. Come learn the art of ebru (Turkish paper marbling) through this hands-on workshop! Supplies included. Program in collaboration with the Castellani Art Museum. Supplies included. $5 for general public, free for CAM and TBHM members. ...  read more »
  • M+T Third Friday


    Dates and Times: 9/21/2018 10:00 AM - 9/21/2018 5:00 PM
    Free museum admission to the Museum, 10 am - 5 pm.
  • Party on the Portico


    Dates and Times: 9/21/2018 5:30 PM - 9/21/2018 8:30 PM
    Outdoor live music events, with food and drink, plus stunning views, drawings, and FREE mini- tours!

  • M+T Third Friday


    Dates and Times: 10/19/2018 10:00 AM - 10/19/2018 8:00 PM
    Free museum admission to the Museum, 10 am - 5 pm.
  • M+T Third Friday


    Dates and Times: 11/16/2018 10:00 AM - 11/16/2018 5:00 PM
    Free museum admission to the Museum, 10 am - 5 pm.
  • Train Day!


    Dates and Times: 11/23/2018 1:00 PM - 11/23/2018 4:00 PM
    All aboard!!! The most popular holiday family event of the year.  See our model trains, participate in an artifact scavenger hunts, create a train-themed craft!  Live music by Rail Barons Band is also featured. Members free, museum admission. ...  read more »
  • M+T Third Friday


    Dates and Times: 12/21/2018 10:00 AM - 12/21/2018 5:00 AM
    Free museum admission to the Museum, 10 am - 5 pm.