Museum and Museum Shop Hours Admission Directions
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday - 12:00 Noon - 5:00 p.m.
The Buffalo History Museum Holiday Closings
Thanksgiving: Early closing at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27
Closed Thursday, November 28
Christmas: Closed Monday, December 23; Tuesday, December 24; Wednesday, December 25
New Year: Closed Monday, December 30; Tuesday, December 31; Wednesday, January 1
Free Parking adjacent to the museum, handicapped accessible.
Museum admission is not required to shop in the Museum Shop.
Spirit of the City, the History Museum’s 3000 square foot feature exhibit showcasing the Pan-American Exposition, and our Collection’s Storage areas populate the Resource Center. In the 1990s, the History Museum acquired and renovated the streetcar repair barn (circa 1895) located at 459 Forest Avenue.
Open by appointment only during business hours
(Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Call 716.873.9695 ext. 302.
Research Library Hours
Treasures abound in our Research Library - a leading destination for Buffalo history researchers.
Wednesday - Saturday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed Sunday, Monday, Tuesday