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  • Model Trains Running


    Dates and Times: 12/19/2018 12:00 PM - 12/19/2018 4:00 PM
    Our annual Holiday Running of the Trains! Stop into The Museum and check out our ever-popular train display. Test your skill with a model train scavenger hunt!

    Members free; museum admission.
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  • Exhibit Opening - A Hint of Eternity: Portraits from the Howard D. Beach Collection


    Dates and Times: 12/19/2018 5:30 PM - 12/19/2018 8:00 PM
    Join faculty and students from SUNY Buffalo State Museum Studies Program for the opening of A Hint of Eternity. This exhibit sources photographs and research from the collections of The Buffalo History Museum and the Giallombardo family to share the talents of portrait photographer Howard D. Beach. Free. 

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  • Model Trains Running


    Dates and Times: 12/20/2018 12:00 PM - 12/20/2018 4:00 PM
    Our annual Holiday Running of the Trains! Stop into The Museum and check out our ever-popular train display. Test your skill with a model train scavenger hunt!

    Members free; museum admission.
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  • 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 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Free admission to t ...  read more »
  • Model Trains Running


    Dates and Times: 12/21/2018 1:00 PM - 12/21/2018 4:00 PM
    Our annual Holiday Running of the Trains! Stop into The Museum and check out our ever-popular train display. Test your skill with a model train scavenger hunt!

    Members free; museum admission.
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  • Merry Merry Music with the Chromatic Club of Buffalo


    Dates and Times: 12/21/2018 4:00 PM - 12/21/2018 8:00 PM
    Celebrate the holidays with an evening of festive music, dancing, and treats. Browse The Museum, enjoy a gingerbread cookie, or finish up your last-minute shopping in our Museum Shop! Free. ...  read more »
  • Model Trains Running


    Dates and Times: 12/22/2018 1:00 PM - 12/22/2018 4:00 PM
    Our annual Holiday Running of the Trains! Stop into The Museum and check out our ever-popular train display. Test your skill with a model train scavenger hunt!

    Members free; museum admission.
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  • Model Trains Running


    Dates and Times: 12/23/2018 1:00 PM - 12/23/2018 4:00 PM
    Our annual Holiday Running of the Trains! Stop into The Museum and check out our ever-popular train display. Test your skill with a model train scavenger hunt!

    Members free; museum admission.
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  • Museum Closed - Happy Holidays!


    Dates and Times: 12/25/2018 10:00 AM - 12/25/2018 5:00 PM
    Happy Holidays from all of us at The Museum! ...  read more »
  • Model Trains Running


    Dates and Times: 12/26/2018 12:00 PM - 12/26/2018 4:00 PM
    Our annual Holiday Running of the Trains! Stop into The Museum and check out our ever-popular train display. Test your skill with a model train scavenger hunt!

    Members free; museum admission.
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  • Model Trains Running


    Dates and Times: 12/27/2018 12:00 PM - 12/27/2018 4:00 PM
    Our annual Holiday Running of the Trains! Stop into The Museum and check out our ever-popular train display. Test your skill with a model train scavenger hunt!

    Members free; museum admission.
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  • Model Trains Running


    Dates and Times: 12/28/2018 12:00 PM - 12/28/2018 4:00 PM
    Our annual Holiday Running of the Trains! Stop into The Museum and check out our ever-popular train display. Test your skill with a model train scavenger hunt!

    Members free; museum admission.
    ...  read more »
  • Model Trains Running


    Dates and Times: 12/29/2018 1:00 PM - 12/29/2018 4:00 PM
    Our annual Holiday Running of the Trains! Stop into The Museum and check out our ever-popular train display. Test your skill with a model train scavenger hunt!

    Members free; museum admission.
    ...  read more »
  • Model Trains Running


    Dates and Times: 12/30/2018 1:00 PM - 12/30/2018 4:00 PM
    Our annual Holiday Running of the Trains! Stop into The Museum and check out our ever-popular train display. Test your skill with a model train scavenger hunt!

    Members free; museum admission.
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  • Happy New Years! - Museum Closed


    Dates and Times: 1/1/2019 10:00 AM - 1/1/2019 5:00 PM
    Here's to a Happy and Healthy 2019!

    Museum, Shop, and Library will be closed to ring in the New Year.
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  • Museum Closed Until Noon


    Dates and Times: 1/2/2019 10:00 AM - 1/2/2019 12:00 PM

    The Museum and Museum Shop will be closed in the morning to conduct merchandise inventory. Regular Museum and Museum Shop hours will resume at noon. If you would like to visit this day, please join us in the afternoon.

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  • Toddler Story Time


    Dates and Times: 1/8/2019 10:00 AM - 1/8/2019 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.
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  • M+T Third Friday


    Dates and Times: 1/18/2019 10:00 AM - 1/18/2019 5:00 PM
    Free museum admission to The Museum, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Free admission to the Resource Center, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. located at 459 Forest Avenue, where Spirit of the City: Imagining the Pan-American Exposition is on view. 

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  • Partnership Program: Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration


    Dates and Times: 1/20/2019 2:00 PM - 1/20/2019 4:30 PM

    In partnership with the Afro-American Historical Society of the Niagara Frontier, join The Museum for their 14th annual Martin Luther King, Jr. program.

    This year’s speaker will be Dr. Steve Peraza, Assistant Professor at SUNY College at Buffalo.

    Dr. Peraza earned his Ph.D. in U.S. history from SUNY-Buffalo, specializing in slavery and manummission in the Atlantic World.& ...  read more »

  • Toddler Story Time


    Dates and Times: 2/5/2019 10:00 AM - 2/5/2019 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.
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  • National History Day - Buffalo Public Schools Judging


    Dates and Times: 2/8/2019 9:00 AM - 2/8/2019 1:00 PM
    Buffalo Public School students will show off their year-long research projects for judging. 

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  • President Lincoln's Birthday Celebration


    Dates and Times: 2/10/2019 12:30 PM - 2/10/2019 1:30 PM
    The longest running celebration of President Lincoln’s Birthday in the nation!
    Join the Buffalo Civil War Roundtable as we celebrate President Lincoln’s Birthday. There will be a short program, Lincoln orator, and uniformed reenactors as they perform a rifle salute on the Portico. Free.
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  • Jazz on Second Sundays


    Dates and Times: 2/10/2019 2:30 PM - 2/10/2019 4:00 PM
    With the mission of preserving, celebrating, and advancing the rich jazz heritage of Buffalo, NY, the Buffalo Jazz Collective will showcase many of the areas most esteemed jazz musicians. 
    Museum members $5; general $12.
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  • M+T Third Friday


    Dates and Times: 2/15/2019 10:00 AM - 2/15/2019 5:00 PM
    Free museum admission to The Museum, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Free admission to the Resource Center, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. located at 459 Forest Avenue, where Spirit of the City: Imagining the Pan-American Exposition is on view. 

    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Kids Activities

    11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Artifact Discovery

    1:00-3:00 p.m. - Free - Docent Led Tours of both Buildings

    3:00-4:30 p.m. - F ...  read more »
  • BreakOut!


    Dates and Times: 2/19/2019 10:00 AM - 2/19/2019 5:00 AM
    Stuck inside? Break out of your house and come visit the museum during your school vacation! We will have plenty of activities. All are welcome to participate. The Resource Center at 459 Forest Ave will also be open all week. 

    Members free, museum admission.
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  • BreakOut!


    Dates and Times: 2/20/2019 10:00 AM - 2/20/2019 5:00 PM
    Stuck inside? Break out of your house and come visit the museum during your school vacation! We will have plenty of activities. All are welcome to participate. The Resource Center at 459 Forest Ave will also be open all week. 

    Members free, museum admission.
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  • BreakOut!


    Dates and Times: 2/21/2019 10:00 AM - 2/21/2019 5:00 PM
    Stuck inside? Break out of your house and come visit the museum during your school vacation! We will have plenty of activities. All are welcome to participate. The Resource Center at 459 Forest Ave will also be open all week. 

    Members free, museum admission.
    ...  read more »
  • BreakOut!


    Dates and Times: 2/22/2019 10:00 AM - 2/22/2019 5:00 PM
    Stuck inside? Break out of your house and come visit the museum during your school vacation! We will have plenty of activities. All are welcome to participate. The Resource Center at 459 Forest Ave will also be open all week. 

    Members free, museum admission.
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