Ensuring the health and safety of our guests and staff.
Welcoming You Back
The Buffalo History Museum reopens to the public August 1 with free admission through the remainder of 2020. Guests will be able to experience Buffalo’s unique history with new policies and procedures to ensure the safety of all who enter the Museum’s buildings.
Beginning in August, advanced registration will be available to the public.
If you answer yes to any of the following questions, please consider staying home, seeking medical advice, and rescheduling your visit:
Have you experienced any COVID-19 symptoms in the past 14 days? Learn about the symptoms here.
Have you have tested positive for COVID-19 in past 14 days?
Have you had close contact with a confirmed or suspected COVID-19 case in the past 14 days?
In the past two weeks, have you traveled to one of the restricted states that meet the criteria for required quarantine in New York State? Learn about the NYS Travel Advisory here.
The Museum will be open to the public Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until further notice.
The Resource Center at 459 Forest Avenue, which features the Spirit of the City exhibit, will be open every Friday in August from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with free admission.
The Research Library will be accessible by appointment only.
Guests are highly encouraged to pre-register on Eventbrite for general admission to the Museum. Appointments are required to attend the Research Library with appointment booking available through Microsoft Bookings.