Hours by Venue

Museum and Museum Shop Hours                                  Admission            Directions
Closed Mondays.
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.

 Free parking adjacent to the museum, wheelchair accessible. Museum admission is not required to shop in the Museum Shop.

Resource Center
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

(Special extended Research Library hours the 2nd and 4th Wed. of each month 6- 8 p.m.)