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  • Homeschool Program


    Dates and Times: 4/28/2017 10:00 AM - 4/28/2017 12:30 PM
    Join the Museum's pilot home-school program, open for ages K-6 who are eager to listen and learn! Part one of the program visits our Pioneer Gallery to learn about life in early Buffalo. $12 for the first student, $10 for each additional child. Chaperons free. For more information, visit our website, to register contact mmacneill@buffalohistory.org. ...  read more »
  • Cherry Blossom Festival - Kick Off


    Dates and Times: 4/29/2017 12:00 PM - 4/29/2017 5:00 PM
    The 4th annual Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival! Enjoy a stroll through the gardens, view international fashions and more.
    Free.

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  • Cherry Blossom Festival Family Day


    Dates and Times: 4/30/2017 12:00 PM - 4/30/2017 3:00 PM
    Participate in crafts and activities, watch a puppet show, 
    and ride in a pink boat!
    Free.

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  • Toddler Story Time


    Dates and Times: 5/2/2017 10:00 AM - 5/2/2017 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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  • Cherry Blossom Festival


    Dates and Times: 5/3/2017 5:00 PM - 5/3/2017 8:00 PM

    5 pm - Cherry Blossom Cocktail Hour
    6 pm - Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony

    Enjoy a Tea Ceremony by Buffalo’s own Tea Ceremony Teacher, Atsuko Nishida-Mitchell. The Japanese Tea Ceremony requires many years of study and is an opportunity to experience a special part Japanese culture. English interpretation of the ceremony will be provided. Members free, museum admission.


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  • Cherry Blossom Festival Day of Music


    Dates and Times: 5/6/2017 12:00 PM - 5/6/2017 3:00 PM
    Celebrate spring with a full slate of international music, drumming, dance, and spoken word performances. Free. ...  read more »
  • Pan-Am Walking Tour


    Dates and Times: 5/7/2017 1:00 PM - 5/7/2017 0:00 AM
    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.

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  • WWI Exhibit Tour


    Dates and Times: 5/10/2017 6:00 PM - 5/10/2017 8:00 PM
    Join Director of Exhibits and Interpretive Planning, Tony Greco, on a tour of For Home and Country, the museum's new exhibit on WWI.
    Members free, museum admission. ...  read more »
  • M&T Third Fridays


    Dates and Times: 5/19/2017 1:00 PM - 5/19/2017 8:00 PM
    Explore history at two locations, free admission! 

    The Buffalo History Museum
    1 Museum Court
    10 am -  8 pm 

         The Resource Center
         459 Forest Avenue 
         10 am - 5 pm  

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  • M&T Third Friday Presents Pan American Anniversary Celebration!


    Dates and Times: 5/19/2017 4:45 PM - 5/19/2017 6:30 AM
    Tours, fair food, portico activities, and more... Program details are in the works. Please come back for more info.    ...  read more »
  • Annual Meeting of Membership


    Dates and Times: 5/24/2017 5:00 PM - 5/24/2017 7:00 PM
    5:30 pm Remarks: Membership Appreciation 
    Reception to follow.

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  • Pan - American Trolley Tour


    Dates and Times: 5/27/2017 10:00 AM - 5/27/2017 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. At noon, the trolley will stop at the Pan American Brewery in the newly renovated Hotel Lafayette in downtown Buffalo for lunch (included), where you will enjoy a mini tour of the restoration of this classic landmark, designed by Buffalo architect Louise Bethune. Then, it is back on the trolley to head ...  read more »
  • Food Truck Rodeo


    Dates and Times: 6/7/2017 5:00 PM - 6/7/2017 8:00 PM
    The first Wednesday  in June, July, August, and September. Giddy up!

    Interactive family activities, Dj music, and up to 15 trucks of delectable suppertime offerings. Come hungry! 

    Free Museum admission for all. (5- 8 pm)

    Check out the exhibits and charming gift shop. Bike, run, or stroll, on down. Lots of cozy spots to picnic with family and friends on our portico or surrounding garden space. Rodeo may be called off due to incle ...  read more »
  • Party on the Portico


    Dates and Times: 6/16/2017 5:30 PM - 6/16/2017 8:30 PM
    Come! Enjoy the wonderful Buffalo summers as we groove into the ever popular 12th Annual Party on the Portico happy hour series. Each seasonal M&T Third Friday features live party music, history related activities, “happy hour” camaraderie, and spectacular views of Mirror Lake, Delaware Park and the Japanese Garden—all from the portico and steps of the iconic museum.

    Dates and Bands 

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  • Food Truck Rodeo


    Dates and Times: 7/5/2017 5:00 PM - 7/5/2017 8:00 PM
    The first Wed in July August and September

    Interactive family activities, Dj music, and up to 15 trucks of delectable suppertime offerings. Come hungry! 

    Free Museum admission for all. 

    Check out the exhibits and charming gift shop. Bike, run, or stroll, on down. Lots of cozy spots to picnic with family and friends on our portico or surrounding garden space. Rodeo may be called off due to inclement weather.
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  • M&T Third Friday


    Dates and Times: 7/21/2017 10:00 AM - 7/21/2017 5:00 PM
    Explore history at two locations, free admission! 

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  • Party on the Portico


    Dates and Times: 7/21/2017 5:30 PM - 7/21/2017 8:30 PM
    Come! Enjoy the wonderful Buffalo summers as we continue to groove into the ever popular 12th Annual Party on the Portico happy hour series. Each seasonal M&T Third Friday features live party music, history related activities, “happy hour” camaraderie, and spectacular views of Mirror Lake, Delaware Park and the Japanese Garden—all from the portico and steps of the iconic museum.

    Dates and Bands 

  • Food Truck Rodeo


    Dates and Times: 8/2/2017 5:00 PM - 8/2/2017 8:00 PM
    Interactive family activities, Dj music, and up to 15 trucks of delectable suppertime offerings. Come hungry! 
    Free Museum admission for all. 
    Check out the exhibits and charming gift shop. Bike, run, or stroll, on down. Lots of cozy spots to picnic with family and friends on our portico or surrounding garden space. Rodeo may be called off due to inclement weather.
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  • Party on the Portico


    Dates and Times: 8/18/2017 5:30 PM - 8/18/2017 8:30 PM
    Come! Enjoy the wonderful Buffalo summers as we continue to groove into the ever popular 12th Annual Party on the Portico happy hour series. Each seasonal M&T Third Friday features live party music, history related activities, “happy hour” camaraderie, and spectacular views of Mirror Lake, Delaware Park and the Japanese Garden—all from the portico and steps of the iconic museum.

    Dates and Bands 

  • Food Truck Rodeo


    Dates and Times: 9/6/2017 5:00 PM - 9/6/2017 8:00 PM
    Interactive family activities, Dj music, and up to 15 trucks of delectable suppertime offerings. Come hungry! 
    Free Museum admission for all. 
    Check out the exhibits and charming gift shop. Bike, run, or stroll, on down. Lots of cozy spots to picnic with family and friends on our portico or surrounding garden space. Rodeo may be called off due to inclement weather.
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  • Party on the Portico


    Dates and Times: 9/15/2017 5:30 PM - 9/15/2017 8:30 PM
    Come! Enjoy winding down of the wonderful Buffalo summer as we celebrate the closing of our ever popular 12th Annual Party on the Portico happy hour series. M&T Third Friday features live party music, history related activities, “happy hour” camaraderie, and spectacular views of Mirror Lake, Delaware Park and the Japanese Garden—all from the portico and steps of the iconic museum.

    Dates and Bands 

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  • M&T Third Fridays


    Dates and Times: 10/20/2017 10:00 AM - 10/20/2017 8:00 PM
    Explore history at two locations, free admission! 


  • The Buffalo History Museum
    1 Museum Court
    10 am -  8 pm 

         The Resource Center
         459 Forest Avenue 
         10 am - 5 pm  


    The Buffalo History Museum
    1 Museum Court
    10 am -  8 pm 

         The Resource Center
         459 Forest Avenue 
         10 am - 5 pm  

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