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  • Historic Games on the Waterfront


    Dates and Times: 7/24/2017 12:00 PM - 7/24/2017 4:00 PM
    We're at Canalside!
    Join us on the Great Lawn to learn about historic games What would waterfront workers have done for enjoyable pastimes?
    Evert Monday until Aug 28
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  • Antique and Classic Car Show


    Dates and Times: 7/30/2017 9:00 AM - 7/30/2017 3:00 PM
    Ogle gorgeous dream cars!

     • Vehicles must be at least 20 years old to enter
    Registration on the day of the event will be open from 9am-11am
    Awards will be presented at 2 pm
    50 trophies w ...  read more »
  • Historic Games on the Waterfront


    Dates and Times: 7/31/2017 12:00 PM - 7/31/2017 4:00 PM
    We're at Canalside!
    Join us on the Great Lawn to learn about historic games What would waterfront workers have done for enjoyable pastimes?
    Evert Monday until Aug 28
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  • Toddler Story Time


    Dates and Times: 8/1/2017 10:00 AM - 8/1/2017 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. ...  read more »
  • 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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  • Pan-Am Walking Tour


    Dates and Times: 8/6/2017 1:00 PM - 8/6/2017 2:30 PM
    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 required. A map with historic photos is included.

    In the event of rain, a free history tour of the Pan Am Building (the Museum) will be offered. Guests may also register for the next tour offered. 
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  • Historic Games on the Waterfront


    Dates and Times: 8/7/2017 12:00 PM - 8/7/2017 4:00 PM
    We're at Canalside!
    Join us on the Great Lawn to learn about historic games What would waterfront workers have done for enjoyable pastimes?
    Evert Monday until Aug 28
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  • PRIVATE EVENT: Closing at 5 pm today


    Dates and Times: 8/9/2017 5:00 PM - 8/9/2017 9:00 PM
    Our usually extended hours on Wednesdays will be shortened on 8/9/17 to host a private event. We will open 10 am-5 pm.  Thank you for visiting this calendar for events and updates.  ...  read more »
  • Historic Games on the Waterfront


    Dates and Times: 8/14/2017 12:00 PM - 8/14/2017 4:00 PM
    We're at Canalside!
    Join us on the Great Lawn to learn about historic games What would waterfront workers have done for enjoyable pastimes?
    Evert Monday until Aug 28
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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 

  • Pan-American Trolley Tour


    Dates and Times: 8/19/2017 10:00 AM - 8/19/2017 3:00 PM
    The tour begins at Forest Lawn, where you will visit the final resting places of many of the movers and shakers who made the Pan-American Exposition happen. The trolley stops at the Pan-American Brewery in the Hotel Lafayette for lunch (included). Then head over to TBHM Resource Center to tour “Spirit of the City,” an exhibit of the 1901 Pan-Am Expo. Concluding a tour of the Pan-Am grounds. Members $60; General $69. To reserve please visit www.forest-lawn.com or call 716-33 ...  read more »
  • Historic Games on the Waterfront


    Dates and Times: 8/21/2017 12:00 PM - 8/21/2017 4:00 PM
    We're at Canalside!
    Join us on the Great Lawn to learn about historic games What would waterfront workers have done for enjoyable pastimes?
    Evert Monday until Aug 28
    ...  read more »
  • Historic Games on the Waterfront


    Dates and Times: 8/28/2017 12:00 PM - 8/28/2017 4:00 PM
    We're at Canalside!
    Join us on the Great Lawn to learn about historic games What would waterfront workers have done for enjoyable pastimes?
    Evert Monday until Aug 28
    ...  read more »
  • 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. Find extra parking in McKinley High School lot. Just across the stre ...  read more »
  • 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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  • Red Jacket Awards Dinner


    Dates and Times: 10/5/2017 6:00 PM - 10/5/2017 9:30 PM
    Each fall, The Buffalo History Museum hosts The Red Jacket Awards Dinner, recognizing individuals and organizations for their contributions to our community. 
     
    6 p.m.  Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
    7 p.m.  Dinner & Awards Ceremony

    Purchase tickets ...  read more »
  • WNY Genealogy Special LibraryTour


    Dates and Times: 10/8/2017 12:00 PM - 10/8/2017 2:00 PM
    Genealogy is the story of people and locations. Through our exploration of our ancestors, we reveal the story and heart of Buffalo & Erie County. Join the Cynthia Van Ness, the Director of Library and Archives, as she highlight genealogical and historical resources - in-person and online - available to researchers. As a special bonus for conference attendees, the TBHM will be offering docent-led tours of the museum and exhibits immediately following the presentation. 
    Tour $10. ...  read more »
  • 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  

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