Department Contacts

Guest Services and Retail

Kelsey Reed
Guest Services and Retail Manager (716) 873-9644 ext. 309

2D & Paper Collections

Cynthia Van Ness
Director of Library & Archives (716) 873-9644 ext. 305

3D Collections

Michelle Harris
Senior Director of Museum Collections (716) 873-9644 ext. 402

Membership & Volunteers

Caroline Gass
Membership & Volunteer Coordinator (716) 873-9644 ext. 318

Rentals, Director’s Office

Desiree Peacock
Executive Coordinator (716) 873-9644 ext. 323


Anthony Greco
Director of Exhibits & Interpretive Planning (716) 873-9644 ext. 310

Communications and Community Engagement

Brian Hayden
Director of Communications and Community Engagement 716-873-9644 ext 317


Lauren Kausner
Education Coordinator (716) 873-9644 ext. 320

Digital Media

Tala Harden
Digital Media Specialist (716) 873-9644 ext. 316

Request for Donations from The Buffalo History Museum

The Buffalo History Museum restricts giving donations to 501c(3) organizations, educational programs, and requests that are aligned with the Museum’s mission. All requests are reviewed biweekly. The Museum may not notify groups or organizations if the request does not meet the Museum’s donation criteria.

Our Locations

The Buffalo History Museum’s Pan American Building

1 Museum Ct, Buffalo, NY 14216

(716) 873-9644


The Buffalo History Museum’s Resource Center

459 Forest Avenue

(716) 873-9644 ext. 402

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