Tim Russert Office
Naval Park Reunion Ship
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

Buffalo History Museums

Buffalo’s position as the “Gateway to the West” put it front and center at many of the most pivotal moments and movements in the American experience of the 19th and 20th centuries. And there are several museums that tell the story of the history that happened here. Passionate about presidential history? The Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site is just for you. Interested in cars and the auto industry? The Buffalo Transportation-Pierce Arrow Museum has one of the largest collections of cars and related memorabilia in the entire country. Is World War II your area of interest? Tour the decks of a guided missile cruiser at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park. Or perhaps your a fan of life on the American frontier. If that’s the case, explore the  living history demonstrations at the Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village and Museum. If more contemporary history is your thing, make time to experience the NBC workspace of American television icon and Buffalo native son Tim Russert at the Buffalo History Museum. More of maritime history buff? Then see what life was like along Buffalo’s rough and tumble waterfront for much of its history at the Buffalo Harbor Museum. If industry and the lives of working men and women is a passion, get a glimpse of American industrial might at the Steel Plant Museum. Or if you’re just looking for a fun and entertaining experience with a historic twist, take a ride an antique wooden carousel at the Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum.

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East Aurora, NY 14052
(716) 652-7944 [description] =>

The Aurora History Museum features Native American artifacts from Aurora and items belonging to community’s earliest settlers. Exhibits include “The Toys of Toy Town;” “‘New-Age’ Medicine in Old-Time East Aurora;” “When Doctors Made House Calls;” and a pictorial history of the evolution of The Circle.

The Rix Jennings murals, which chronologically tell the story of Aurora’s history, are on exhibit in the main corridor outside the town offices at the Municipal Center.

Open Wednesdays 1-4 p.m. and by appointment.

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Aurora Historical Museum

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Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 847-1773 [description] =>

This Buffalo waterfront attraction is the largest inland park of its kind in the nation. All branches of the Armed Forces are represented in the park’s exhibits. Tour the decks and hulls of a guided missile cruiser, destroyer and WWII submarine. Inspect uniforms and memorabilia in the museum and exhibits aboard the ships. See planes, a tank and more!

During the COVID-19 pandemic, visitors will have access to the main decks of USS The Sullivans, USS Little Rock, USS Croaker, the 2nd Floor Museum, and the Gift Shop. Visitors will be unable to visit compartments or areas below deck due to social distancing restrictions. Admission is limited through timed ticketing with advance online ticket purchase.

Be sure to check the website for complete reopening plans and guidelines.

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Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park

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Buffalo, NY 14208
(716) 884-1490 [description] =>

Buffalo’s rise, decline and resurgence has been influenced for generations by the contributions of African Americans. From the city’s trading-post origins through its time as a stop on the Underground Railroad, into the Civil War and through the days of Jim Crow to the Civil Rights movement, black Americans have played a crucial but often under-recognized part in the city’s history. The Buffalo Black Achievers Museum showcases those who helped build Buffalo – past, present and future.

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Buffalo Black Achievers Museum

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Buffalo, NY 14206
(716) 892-8400 [description] =>

Dating from the 1850s, exhibits include an 1850 hand-pumper; 1865 soda/acid cart; 1907 hose wagon and steamer; 1919 Ahrens-Fox pumper. Closed holidays. Group tours by appointment. Firefighting equipment and memorabilia; new tiller display lets visitors test drive a hook-and-ladder truck.

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Buffalo Fire Historical Society Museum

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Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 849-0914 [description] =>

The museum – the former Howard H. Baker Company’s ship chandlery built in 1896 – houses an extensive collection of maritime history relating to the creation of the Erie Canal. Photos, newspaper articles, model ships and wartime vessels are included in the displays of the 130-year history of boat building in Buffalo.

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Buffalo Harbor Museum

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Orchard Park, NY 14127
(716) 972-1556 [description] =>

Being in business 89 years, you have the tendency to accumulate things over time like family treasures and heirlooms. With the opening of the new facility, it was decided to add a museum at the end of the building. The museum is ever changing, and new motorcycles are being added. It truly is an evolution.

Many people today have classic and rare motorcycles but choose not to go through the effort of showing them. The Buffalo Harley-Davidson® Museum is the perfect outlet. There are over 35 motorcycles on display, including a 1917 Model J, 1934 VLD, 1941 Knucklehead and more.

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Buffalo Harley-Davidson Museum

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Buffalo, NY 14216
(716) 873-9644 [description] =>

This National Historic Landmark building was built in 1901 during the Pan-American Exposition, and now houses The Buffalo History Museum (renamed in 2012). Research library includes a repository of genealogical information; the museum features exhibits and an extensive collection of artifacts, manuscripts, books and photographs chronicling the development of Buffalo and the Niagara Frontier.

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Buffalo History Museum

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Buffalo, NY 14220
(716) 825-9535 [description] =>

Many people look at the Buffalo Irish Center through the eyes of one of its many organizations that meet there. That is simply seeing Ireland as a green island instead of the ’40 shades of green’ that weave together the intricate tapestry of different elements that bind and define our culture and heritage.

The Buffalo Irish Center is much more than a meeting place in a pub, a bingo hall, or an establishment for little girls to learn dancing. The Center has grown to become home to over a dozen non-profit Irish-American organizations each promoting a different aspect of its culture. Collectively, the Buffalo Irish Center has become one of the richest cultural and ethnic centers in Western New York.

For everything from weddings to fundraisers and anything in between, air-conditioned hall rentals are available with catering optional. The beautiful wainscoted décor of the Claddagh Room would set off any event for up to 120 seated people. The larger Emerald Room can seat 270 people.

Inside the Buffalo Irish Center is the GAAA Irish Library. This library was originally formed to house a collection of books donated by Mr. Roy Phelps of Niagara Falls. Through the years, it has evolved into a unique ethnic library in Western New York, one of a kind.

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Buffalo Irish Center

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Buffalo, NY 14207
(716) 881-0111 [description] =>

It is the mission of the Historic Boat Museum to bring to life the compelling story of Buffalo’s maritime heritage.

The waterways of the Niagara Frontier played a central role in the history and prehistory of the region and also promise to shape the development of the region’s future.

From the earliest canoes and flat bottomed bateaux to canal packets and majestic yachts, the area presents a rich and fascinating history. The vital water links of the area not only attracted the work of the best naval architects from the east coast but also spawned unique and specially adapted boats.

At present the six thousand square foot exhibition space allows the display of over 30 boats ranging from an 1840’s Buffalo Harbor Ferry to a 24 foot racing keelboat. Also on display are photos, models, and paintings of boats of the Niagara Frontier.

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Buffalo Maritime Center

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Buffalo, NY 14211
(716) 896-5200 [description] =>

The Buffalo Museum of Science offers educational and exciting experiences the whole family can enjoy. From special traveling exhibits to a National Geographic 3D Cinema, collections of over 700,000 artifacts and specimens and its interactive science studios, BMS is always “inspiring curiosity through exploration”.

Record your own weather forecast or step into a wind chamber in Our Marvelous Earth, explore health and the human body in Explore YOU, build your own gravity wall in the In Motion studio, explore over 1,500 insect specimens in Bug Works, or discover science with your toddler and young scientists in the Explorations early childhood gallery.

Special workshops and classes are also available every month; preregistration is required and available online.

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Buffalo Museum of Science

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Amherst, NY 14228
(716) 689-1440 [description] =>

When you explore Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, you travel back to a time when life moved at a gentler pace, when families shared work and played together, when the proud heritage of our region was just beginning. You can experience that heritage as it comes to life on our beautiful 35-acre grounds. Enjoy interactive local history exhibits, including a replica canal packet boat and port town. Tour 11 historic buildings from the Buffalo Niagara region and interact with life as it was in the 19th century. Immerse yourself in the excitement of special events that celebrate the culture and history of the Buffalo Niagara region. Engage in the immersive programming of our robust educational events. Join a Guild and dive into our many maker arts opportunities in brewing, blacksmithing, woodworking, quilting, lacemaking, weaving, and music. Register for hands-on workshops in time honored trades and bring history to life with your very own hands. And more!

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village’s mission is to preserve and interpret the story of Buffalo Niagara for the people of today and the community of tomorrow.

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Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

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Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 853-0084 [description] =>

Featuring automobiles made in Western New York including Pierce-Arrow and Thomas Flyer. Cars from 1903 to 1960s, muscle cars, etc. The museum offers a unique venue for parties, business meetings and social events. 2011 Frank Lloyd Wright designed 1927 Filling Station. Admission: $10 Adults / $5 Children (6-16)

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Buffalo Transportation / Pierce-Arrow Museum

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Clarence, NY 14031
(716) 759-8575 [description] =>

Please visit our Museum and open up your world to include the memoirs of Clarencians who fought in World War II, mined for gypsum rock, and invented the pacemaker. There’s more to see and it’s all on Main Street in beautiful Clarence, New York.

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Clarence Historical Society

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Albion, NY 14411
(585) 589-9013 [description] =>

For over 50 years the Cobblestone Museum has served as the center for everything “cobblestone.” Founded on the principles of historic preservation and education, the Museum has transformed into a cultural center that promotes community engagement and the arts. Whether you are an artist, student, aspiring historian, or simply someone who is passionate about their community, we have something for you.

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Cobblestone Museum

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Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 842-0969 [description] =>

The Colored Musicians Club is the only remaining African American club of its kind in the United States. In 1999, it was designated a historical preservation site. The Club is promoting historical research and the preservation of jazz in Buffalo. The museum, created by Hadley Exhibits, is not to be missed!

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Colored Musicians Club Museum

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Springville, NY 14141
(716) 870-0174 [description] =>

Echoes Through Time Learning Center & Civil War Museum is the ONLY civil war museum in Western New York and the ONLY museum in New York State, totally dedicated to the history of the American civil war era.

This is an educational “hands on” Civil War museum. We use our collection in many of our programs, demonstrations and tours.

The Learning Center is involved in a variety of educational studies; programs; demonstrations and interpreting. This is a place for: learning, research & history… But the Learning Center is not your traditional museum type of setting.

In our collection is a wide variety of weapons, uniforms & equipment, covering all the major services and supporting services.

We host monthly lectures; do historical research, and give historical/battlefield tours. A great experience for Church groups, Scout troops, Veteran organizations and Schools.

Certified as a Civil War Museum, Chartered by the New York State Board of Regents.

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Echoes Through Time Learning Center and Civil War Museum

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East Aurora, NY 14052
(716) 652-4735 [description] =>

1910 craftsmen bungalow containing a collection of books, letters, furniture, metal ware, leather crafts and art glass pertaining to Elbert Hubbard and the Roycroft Arts and Crafts Movement. The museum is open from June through the end of October. Special tours can be arranged by calling the museum.

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Elbert Hubbard/Roycroft Museum

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Lackawanna, NY 14218
(716) 828-9444 [description] =>

Our Lady of Victory (OLV) Institutions in Lackawanna, NY were founded by Father Nelson Baker who has been declared “Venerable.” The OLV staff hope that saintly Father Baker will soon be named, “Beatified,” another step towards “Canonization.” A new museum in the basement of the OLV Basilica describes his life and explains much about him.

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Father Baker Museum

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West Seneca, NY 14224
(716) 712-0413 [description] =>

The Firemens’ Memorial Exhibit Center of Western New York are tracing the history of fire fighting in this area with a priceless collection of memorabilia and equipment used from the days of the bucket brigades to the motorized vehicles of the present day. The Center also houses rolling stock including five hose carts, a Hook & Ladder Unit, two wheel chemical Carts, a 1968 International Chassis with a Darley Body, a 1954 American LaFrance Fireball, a 1932 Buffalo and a 1947 Buffalo.

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Firemens' Memorial Exhibit Center

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Mumford, NY 14511
(585) 538-6822 [description] =>

Genesee Country Village & Museum is one of the largest living history museums in the nation. The museum is uniquely situated between Rochester and Buffalo in the beautiful hamlet of Mumford, New York. Stroll through the 19th century Historic Village and meet the costumed interpreters that help bring the 1800s to life and be certain to visit the John L. Wehle Art Gallery. Experience the Nature Center with five miles of hiking trails year-round. Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing is offered in the winter months for a fee.

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Genesee Country Village and Museum

[post_id] => 4343 [default_icon] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/themes/VBN/assets/img/markers/default/default.png [post_image] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/uploads/2020/01/gcv10-055c958d5056a34_055c96a5-5056-a348-3a2fbf537b54e95b-291x291.jpg [lat] => 43.0002520000 [lon] => -77.8870230000 [trip_advisor_ranking] => #1 of 2 things to do in Mumford [trip_advisor_ranking_display] => Based on 2 reviews. [trip_advisor_url] => http://www.tripadvisor.com/img/cdsi/img2/ratings/traveler/4.5-22101-5.svg [svListingID] => 5213 [featured_post] => ) [20] => Array ( [category] => default [post_url] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/businesses/herschell-carrousel-factory-museum/ [post_title] => Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum [post_address] => 180 Thompson Street
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
(716) 693-1885 [description] =>

The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum welcomes the young at heart! Housed in the National Register listed Allan Herschell Carrousel Factory building, this attraction has exhibits, demonstrations, two antique carousels, a children’s gallery, gift shop and more.

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Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

[post_id] => 4379 [default_icon] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/themes/VBN/assets/img/markers/default/default.png [post_image] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/uploads/2020/02/herschell10-0666a7c05056a34_0666a8f1-5056-a348-3a7ada60b59d872f-291x291.jpg [lat] => 43.0297650000 [lon] => -78.8730880000 [trip_advisor_ranking] => #1 of 13 things to do in North Tonawanda [trip_advisor_ranking_display] => Based on 13 reviews. [trip_advisor_url] => http://www.tripadvisor.com/img/cdsi/img2/ratings/traveler/4.5-22101-5.svg [svListingID] => 5238 [featured_post] => ) [21] => Array ( [category] => default [post_url] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/businesses/holland-land-office-museum/ [post_title] => Holland Land Office Museum [post_address] => 131 West Main Street
Batavia, NY 14020
(585) 343-4727 [description] =>

Located in the 1815 office of the Holland Land Company, the museum focuses on the country’s rich and diverse history and the Holland Land Company. Group tours welcome.

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Holland Land Office Museum

[post_id] => 4394 [default_icon] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/themes/VBN/assets/img/markers/default/default.png [post_image] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/uploads/2020/02/hlom10-0823f6585056a34_0823f763-5056-a348-3a3193ce91d7f9cb-291x291.jpg [lat] => 42.9996990000 [lon] => -78.1912721000 [trip_advisor_ranking] => [trip_advisor_ranking_display] => Based on reviews. [trip_advisor_url] => [svListingID] => 5250 [featured_post] => ) [22] => Array ( [category] => default [post_url] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/businesses/iron-island-museum/ [post_title] => Iron Island Museum [post_address] => 998 Lovejoy Street
Buffalo, NY 14206
(716) 892-3084 [description] =>

The Iron Island Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of a neighborhood, in this case, the historic Lovejoy district. Displays chronicle the rich railroad history of the neighborhood, as well our schools and churches, and military men and women from Lovejoy. Said to be haunted, this former 1895 church/funeral home has been seen on Sci-fi Ghosthunters. Ghost Walks are available for a fee. Groups Welcome.

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Iron Island Museum

[post_id] => 4403 [default_icon] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/themes/VBN/assets/img/markers/default/default.png [post_image] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/uploads/2019/01/IRON0_8cf9cf3e-5056-a348-3af88b3183bc6d2d-291x291.jpg [lat] => 42.8897587000 [lon] => -78.8113446000 [trip_advisor_ranking] => #50 of 147 things to do in Buffalo [trip_advisor_ranking_display] => Based on 147 reviews. [trip_advisor_url] => http://www.tripadvisor.com/img/cdsi/img2/ratings/traveler/4.0-22101-5.svg [svListingID] => 5260 [featured_post] => ) [23] => Array ( [category] => default [post_url] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/businesses/jefferson-street-heritage-gallery/ [post_title] => Jefferson Street Heritage Gallery [post_address] => 607 Jefferson Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14212
(716) 854-8392 [description] =>

The Jefferson Street Heritage Gallery is stocked with collectibles, antiques and research papers from eras long past, with a special section on “Black Buffalo.”

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Jefferson Street Heritage Gallery

[post_id] => 4408 [default_icon] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/themes/VBN/assets/img/markers/default/default.png [post_image] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/uploads/2019/01/ENLARGE_01heritage_gallery0_8cba962a-5056-a348-3a43e6cfc99d9608-291x291.jpg [lat] => 42.8914840000 [lon] => -78.8536440000 [trip_advisor_ranking] => [trip_advisor_ranking_display] => Based on reviews. [trip_advisor_url] => [svListingID] => 5263 [featured_post] => ) [24] => Array ( [category] => default [post_url] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/businesses/jell-o-gallery-and-leroy-house/ [post_title] => Jell-O Gallery and Leroy House [post_address] => 23 E Main Street
Le Roy, NY 14482
(585) 768-7433 [description] =>

An exhibit of America’s Most Famous Dessert that was introduced in LeRoy in 1897, and a 19th century home built by the LeRoy family in 1822. Open year-round. Closed holidays.

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Jell-O Gallery and Leroy House

[post_id] => 4410 [default_icon] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/themes/VBN/assets/img/markers/default/default.png [post_image] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/uploads/2019/01/JELLO00_8c7a795b-5056-a348-3a24330c4b7f51ae-291x291.jpg [lat] => 42.9791560000 [lon] => -77.9858310000 [trip_advisor_ranking] => [trip_advisor_ranking_display] => Based on reviews. [trip_advisor_url] => [svListingID] => 5264 [featured_post] => ) [25] => Array ( [category] => default [post_url] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/businesses/karpeles-manuscript-library-museum-north-hall/ [post_title] => Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum North Hall [post_address] => 220 North Street
Buffalo, NY 14201
(716) 885-1986 [description] =>

The Karpeles Manuscript Library is the world’s largest private collection of original manuscripts and documents. The library was founded in 1983 by California real estate magnates, David and Marsha Karpeles, with the goal of stimulating interest in learning. Buffalo is the only city with two museums. There are now 10 museums in 9 cities across the United States.

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Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum North Hall

[post_id] => 427 [default_icon] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/themes/VBN/assets/img/markers/default/default.png [post_image] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/uploads/2019/01/karples00_8c7bcfc8-5056-a348-3a4b16e676b2cbd9-291x291.jpg [lat] => 42.9018960000 [lon] => -78.8774490000 [trip_advisor_ranking] => #98 of 147 things to do in Buffalo [trip_advisor_ranking_display] => Based on 147 reviews. [trip_advisor_url] => http://www.tripadvisor.com/img/cdsi/img2/ratings/traveler/4.5-22101-5.svg [svListingID] => 11305 [featured_post] => ) [26] => Array ( [category] => default [post_url] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/businesses/karpeles-manuscript-library-museum-porter-hall/ [post_title] => Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum Porter Hall [post_address] => 453 Porter Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14201
(716) 885-4139 [description] =>

The Karpeles Manuscript Library is the world’s largest private collection of original manuscripts and documents. The library was founded in 1983 by California real estate magnates, David and Marsha Karpeles, with the goal of stimulating interest in learning. Buffalo is the only city with two museums. There are now 10 museums in 9 cities across the United States.

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Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum Porter Hall

[post_id] => 4421 [default_icon] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/themes/VBN/assets/img/markers/default/default.png [post_image] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/uploads/2019/01/images1_8d181c77-5056-a348-3a0fdc1cb14b23df-291x291.jpg [lat] => 42.9026848000 [lon] => -78.8858597000 [trip_advisor_ranking] => #98 of 147 things to do in Buffalo [trip_advisor_ranking_display] => Based on 147 reviews. [trip_advisor_url] => http://www.tripadvisor.com/img/cdsi/img2/ratings/traveler/4.5-22101-5.svg [svListingID] => 5270 [featured_post] => ) [27] => Array ( [category] => default [post_url] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/businesses/knight-sutton-museum/ [post_title] => Knight-Sutton Museum [post_address] => 123 Main Street
Akron, NY 14001
(716)542-7022 [description] =>

A small history museum owned and operated by the Newstead Historical Society. Exhibit changes annually. Themes are diverse and have included “agriculture”, “business”, “the 1950s” and more.

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Knight-Sutton Museum

[post_id] => 4441 [default_icon] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/themes/VBN/assets/img/markers/default/default.png [post_image] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/uploads/2019/01/museum_story0_8cf14680-5056-a348-3a11a66591dc493d-291x291.jpg [lat] => 43.0197630000 [lon] => -78.4973739000 [trip_advisor_ranking] => [trip_advisor_ranking_display] => Based on reviews. [trip_advisor_url] => [svListingID] => 5278 [featured_post] => ) [28] => Array ( [category] => default [post_url] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/businesses/larkin-gallery/ [post_title] => Larkin Gallery [post_address] => 701 Seneca Street
Buffalo, NY 14210
(716) 856-0810 [description] =>

The Larkin Gallery is located in, and funded by, the Larkin Center of Commerce. The exciting new gallery focuses on the history of the Larkin Soap Co., founded in 1874.

The Larkin Gallery received items from several noted collectors including Mary Larkin, the great granddaughter of John D. Larkin Sr. Art Professor Jerome Mead contributed two pencil drawings by company artist Alex O. Levy (1881-1947.) Larkin history enthusiast Sharon Osgood contributed an original journal of interoffice memos covering the period from 1899 to 1902. The memos are full of fascinating insights into the day to day life at the Larkin Soap Company, as well as references to what is believed to be the first company coffee break in America. Jerome Puma provided several unique items including what he refers to as “the first infomercial,” a silent movie of a family making and receiving an order, and live action factory shots of the manufacturing process.

The opening of the Larkin Gallery also created an opportunity for Peg Meisenbach to fulfill the wishes of her late mother, Raeanne Roy, a longtime collector of Larkin related objects. Peg provided her mother’s entire collection as it was Raeanne’s wish that it be ‘donated to a Larkin Museum.’

The Archives Department of the Buffalo History Museum contributed three film strips from the early 1920’s which were intended to be tutorial and motivational to the Larkin Secretaries of Ten, who organized clubs around the country to sell products and earn premiums. It also provided old photos and a huge portrait of John D. Larkin, Sr. The portrait now proudly oversee’s the 701 Seneca lobby.

The gallery mainly operates just off the 701 Seneca lobby, but also meanders past the incredible Larkin Center photos on display leading to the American flag which once flew over the Frank Lloyd Wright, Larkin Administration Building. The flag, which flew from 1907-1909, was donated by way Melissa Crowell (great-great granddaughter of John D. Larkin, Sr., founder of the Larkin Soap Company).

Private tours available by appointment.

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Larkin Gallery

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Jamestown, NY 14701
(716) 484-0800 [description] =>

Lucille Ball’s hometown of Jamestown, NY honors the legacy of “The First Couple of Comedy” with the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum. The museum attraction is open seven days a week, and features replica sets, Lucille Ball’s Emmy awards, props, costumes, and rare memorabilia from “I Love Lucy”. Tripling in size in 2006, the mission of the museum and center for comedy is to preserve the legacy of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz and enrich the world through the healing powers of love and laughter through its commitment to the development of the comedic arts.

The museum annually produces the Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, held on the weekend closest to Lucille Ball’s birthday of August 6. Past festival headliners have included Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno, Ellen DeGeneres, Ray Romano, Lewis Black, Bill Engvall, Joan Rivers, Nick Offerman, Kathleen Madigan, Billy Gardell, Paula Poundstone and many more.

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Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum

[post_id] => 4472 [default_icon] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/themes/VBN/assets/img/markers/default/default.png [post_image] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/uploads/2019/01/NYDC1040_8c47aaff-5056-a348-3ae673b6e5ab6cac-291x291.jpg [lat] => 42.0963713000 [lon] => -79.2413517000 [trip_advisor_ranking] => #2 of 15 things to do in Jamestown [trip_advisor_ranking_display] => Based on 15 reviews. [trip_advisor_url] => http://www.tripadvisor.com/img/cdsi/img2/ratings/traveler/4.5-22101-5.svg [svListingID] => 5302 [featured_post] => ) [30] => Array ( [category] => default [post_url] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/businesses/mark-twain-room/ [post_title] => Mark Twain Room [post_address] => 1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 858-8900 [description] =>

The Mark Twain Room features the original handwritten manuscript of “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” as well as an extensive collection of unique editions and Twain memorabilia. Covering two city blocks, the Central Library offers a host of resources for researchers, students and visitors, as well as the general public.

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Mark Twain Room

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Niagara Falls, NY 14304
(716) 297-1323 [description] =>

The Aerospace Museum owes its existence to the efforts of present and former aircraft industry employees, licensed pilots and aviation enthusiasts who recognized the singular role played by Western New York entrepreneurs and businesses throughout the history of aviation.

In addition to displaying artifacts, the Museum continues to carry out extensive educational programming, focusing on the area’s role in the nation’s aerospace history, providing expert speakers, and the continuation of the extensive artifact restoration program – including its most recent acquisition of the P-39 Airacobra.

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Niagara Aerospace Museum

[post_id] => 3649 [default_icon] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/themes/VBN/assets/img/markers/default/default.png [post_image] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/uploads/2020/01/nam20-3e4ca90d5056a34_3e4ca9ed-5056-a348-3a0cedde373cf703-291x291.jpg [lat] => 43.1085782000 [lon] => -78.9471144000 [trip_advisor_ranking] => [trip_advisor_ranking_display] => Based on reviews. [trip_advisor_url] => [svListingID] => 14408 [featured_post] => ) [32] => Array ( [category] => default [post_url] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/businesses/niagara-county-historical-society/ [post_title] => Niagara History Center [post_address] => 215 Niagara Street
Lockport, NY 14094
(716) 434-7433 [description] =>

A multi-building museum housing many fascinating exhibits. Experience a pioneer’s log cabin; visit an old-time doctor’s office; see the first air conditioned General Motors automobile; stop by the Bond House built in 1823.

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Niagara History Center

[post_id] => 4545 [default_icon] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/themes/VBN/assets/img/markers/default/default.png [post_image] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/uploads/2019/01/nhc_profile_lg0_8cf18bfc-5056-a348-3af33dae017d322a-291x291.jpg [lat] => 43.1704719000 [lon] => -78.7027030000 [trip_advisor_ranking] => [trip_advisor_ranking_display] => Based on reviews. [trip_advisor_url] => [svListingID] => 5337 [featured_post] => ) [33] => Array ( [category] => default [post_url] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/businesses/north-tonawanda-history-museum/ [post_title] => North Tonawanda History Museum [post_address] => North Tomawanda History Museum and the Gateway Cities Welcome Center
North Tonawanda, NY 14120
(716) 213-0554 [description] =>

A museum of the rich immigrant heritage of North Tonawanda, known as the “Lumber Capital of the World” and its role as an important shipping and manufacturing center on the historic Erie Canal and the mighty Niagara River in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The museum has fascinating exhibits, research assistance, quality programs, historic publications, and a visitor information center.

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North Tonawanda History Museum

[post_id] => 4581 [default_icon] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/themes/VBN/assets/img/markers/default/default.png [post_image] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/uploads/2019/01/pic101400_8cf17d4c-5056-a348-3ae6334b07002fde-291x291.jpg [lat] => 43.0744059000 [lon] => -78.8609122000 [trip_advisor_ranking] => [trip_advisor_ranking_display] => Based on reviews. [trip_advisor_url] => [svListingID] => 5357 [featured_post] => ) [34] => Array ( [category] => default [post_url] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/businesses/original-kazoo-company-factory-museum-and-gift-shop/ [post_title] => Original Kazoo Company, Factory, Museum, and Gift Shop [post_address] => 8703 South Main Street
Eden, NY 14057
(716) 992-3960 [description] =>

The only metal kazoo manufacturer in the world operating as a working factory and museum, with belt-driven machines dating back to 1907. The museum highlights history, amusing trivia and a unique view of how kazoos are made. Get the chance to make your own kazoo!

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Original Kazoo Company, Factory, Museum, and Gift Shop

[post_id] => 4620 [default_icon] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/themes/VBN/assets/img/markers/default/default.png [post_image] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/uploads/2019/01/Original-Kazoo-Company-Factory-Museum-and-Gift-Shop-logo_8d066a81-5056-a348-3a786aebf4d7ad6b-291x291.jpg [lat] => 42.6490560000 [lon] => -78.8981970000 [trip_advisor_ranking] => #1 of 1 things to do in Eden [trip_advisor_ranking_display] => Based on 1 reviews. [trip_advisor_url] => http://www.tripadvisor.com/img/cdsi/img2/ratings/traveler/4.5-22101-5.svg [svListingID] => 5371 [featured_post] => ) [35] => Array ( [category] => default [post_url] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/businesses/our-lady-of-victory-national-shrine-basilica/ [post_title] => Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica [post_address] => 767 Ridge Road
Lackawanna, NY 14218
(716) 828-9444 [description] =>

One of Western New York’s most exquisite landmarks, Our Lady of Victory National Shrine and Basilica attracts visitors worldwide. Rivaling the great churches of Europe, the Basilica was built in 1926 as a gift of thanks to the Blessed Mother from Venerable Nelson Baker, a current candidate for sainthood whose final resting place is located within the church. Prominent features of the shrine include breathtaking painting and marble sculpture, as well as the Father Baker Museum and OLV Gift Shop located in the lower level. Public tours are offered Sundays at 1:00 p.m. or by calling Denise Wood, Director of Programs at (716) 828-7517.

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Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica

[post_id] => 4626 [default_icon] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/themes/VBN/assets/img/markers/default/default.png [post_image] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/content/uploads/2019/01/OLVfinal-real-deal0_8d44ab4d-5056-a348-3a1d350d3abdade1-291x291.jpg [lat] => 42.8258482000 [lon] => -78.8232941000 [trip_advisor_ranking] => #1 of 2 things to do in Lackawanna [trip_advisor_ranking_display] => Based on 2 reviews. [trip_advisor_url] => http://www.tripadvisor.com/img/cdsi/img2/ratings/traveler/5.0-22101-5.svg [svListingID] => 5373 [featured_post] => ) [36] => Array ( [category] => default [post_url] => https://www.visitbuffaloniagara.com/businesses/schoolhouse-8-history-center-and-museum/ [post_title] => Schoolhouse #8 History Center and Museum [post_address] => 2101 School Street
North Collins, NY 14111
(716) 337-3341 [description] =>

Restored one-room schoolhouse populated with period-appropriate furnishings and memorabilia circa 1900. Open selective hours, it is best to call before visiting. Special tours for civic organizations and social clubs can be arranged by calling (716) 337-3341.

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Schoolhouse #8 History Center and Museum

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Salamanca, NY 14779
(716) 945-1760 [description] =>

The Seneca-Iroquois Cultural Center is 33,000 square feet and has hundreds of items on display, all updated regularly. It was designed to guide and immerse visitors throughout and inspired by Native lore. The center also includes an amphitheater that can accommodate 400 people.

Outside there is the first Seneca Longhouse raised in Allegany since 1820.

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Seneca-Iroquois Onöhsagwë Cultural Center

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Buffalo, NY 14210
(716) 821-9361 [description] =>

A tribute to Western New York steelworkers and Bethlehem Steel, at one time the world’s largest steel plant. Contains photos, artifacts, memorabilia related to the local steel industry.

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Steel Plant Museum, Inc.

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Buffalo, NY 14209
(716) 836-6565 [description] =>

The Benjamin and Dr. Edgar R. Cofeld Judaic Museum houses an impressive collection of Judaic artifacts. Much of the collection has been donated and bequeathed by congregants. The exhibits are rotated, providing viewing according to the holidays. The Museum is open for browsing and study whenever the building is open, or by appointment. Please call to schedule an appointment.

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The Benjamin and Dr. Edgar R. Cofeld Judaic Museum

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Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 348-1430 [description] =>

Experience the tactile nature of the book in all of its glory! Take a workshop on book binding or hand printing, view our gallery and visit our eclectic boutique of crafts and art.

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Western New York Book Arts Center

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Buffalo, NY 14210
(716) 821-9360 [description] =>

A museum committed to preserving the importance of the railroad and steelmaking heritage of our region.

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Western New York Railway Historical Society

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Aurora Historical Museum

Southside Municipal Center
East Aurora, NY 14052
(716) 652-7944

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Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park

One Naval Park Cove
Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 847-1773

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Buffalo Black Achievers Museum

1490 Jefferson Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14208
(716) 884-1490

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Buffalo Fire Historical Society Museum

1850 William Street
Buffalo, NY 14206
(716) 892-8400

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Buffalo Harbor Museum

66 Erie Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
(716) 849-0914

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Buffalo Harley-Davidson Museum

140 Mid County Road
Orchard Park, NY 14127
(716) 972-1556

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Buffalo History Museum

One Museum Court
Buffalo, NY 14216
(716) 873-9644

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Buffalo Irish Center

245 Abbott Road
Buffalo, NY 14220
(716) 825-9535

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Buffalo Maritime Center

90 Arthur Street
Buffalo, NY 14207
(716) 881-0111

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Buffalo Museum of Science

1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211
(716) 896-5200

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Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village

3755 Tonawanda Creek Road
Amherst, NY 14228
(716) 689-1440

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Buffalo Transportation / Pierce-Arrow Museum

263 Michigan Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 853-0084

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