Hours by Venue


Museum and Museum Shop Hours                                  Admission            Directions

Closed Mondays & national holidays
Tuesdays: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fridays: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sundays: 12:00 Noon - 5:00 p.m.

Research Library Hours

Wednesdays through Saturdays: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Plus 6:00-8:00 pm on Wednesday evenings
Closed Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays & national holidays

Free parking adjacent to the museum, wheelchair accessible. Admission to the Museum Shop is free.

Resource Center

Spirit of the City, the History Museum’s 3,000 square foot feature exhibit showcasing the Pan-American Exposition, and our artifact storage areas populate the Resource Center. In the 1990s, the History Museum acquired and renovated the ca. 1895 streetcar repair barn located at 459 Forest Avenue.

Open by appointment only during weekday business hours
Free admission on M&T Third Friday of each month, 10 a.m - 5 p.m. 
Call 716.873.9695 ext. 302.