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The Buffalo History Museum

1 Museum Ct, Buffalo, NY 14216-3160
+1 716-873-9644
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Every resident needs to visit at least once as an adult.

Many Buffalonians have gone there as children on school outings, but only as an adult can you fully... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NewYorkerFoody
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San Antonio, Texas
Only Building left From Pan American Exhibition

It is great to see the only building remaining from the 1901 Pan American Exhibition and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Becky C
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1 Museum Ct, Buffalo, NY 14216-3160
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+1 716-873-9644
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"tim russert"
in 11 reviews
"native americans"
in 4 reviews
"sports memorabilia"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 5 reviews
"quilt exhibit"
in 2 reviews
"miniature train"
in 2 reviews
"the world's"
in 2 reviews
"basement level"
in 2 reviews
"first nations"
in 2 reviews
"entire room"
in 2 reviews
"spectacular building"
in 2 reviews
"the pan american"
in 4 reviews
"interesting displays"
in 2 reviews
"gift shop"
in 5 reviews
"turn of the century"
in 3 reviews
"delaware park"
in 4 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 2 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Many Buffalonians have gone there as children on school outings, but only as an adult can you fully appreciate the history and culture. You cannot know where you are going if you do not know your past. Across from McKinley High School and walking distance...More

Thank NewYorkerFoody
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is great to see the only building remaining from the 1901 Pan American Exhibition and the building and the view from it are great. It has a wide variety of exhibits; however, it advertises one on the Pan American exhibit itself which is actually...More

Thank Becky C
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

The Buffalo History Museum is not very large or impressive, but it does offer some interesting artifacts and has stories to tell.

Thank Emily B
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

We were looking for something to do on a very cold and snowy spring day. The Buffalo museum is very easy to get to with the added benefit of close and free parking. The museum was free for us (special that day) and it was...More

Thank Memmett
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

When I was a kid I loved going to the museum to look at the old clothes, dishes, native American artifacts. All the important stuff if gone. They have an entire room dedicated to a new person from Buffalo! Really? The exhibit in the basement...More

1  Thank Maryteresa P
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

We went to the History Museum to see the ICONS exhibit, but found the WW1 exhibit, Native Tribes of the area and Train exhibits wonderful as well. The docent, Bob, was amazing. A retired Air Force vet he was enthusiastic and knowledgeable and willing to...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

I have been her repeatedly since I was a boy. My favorite attractions were always the big clock in the main hall and the old main st. type exhibit with shops and the really old Harley. Now they have an exhibit with Tim Russert's desk,...More

Thank mjw9326
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We visited this museum on a lark, hoping to understand more about the history of Buffalo. I would recommend that you begin on the third floor. that is where all the history is! the basement is interesting with an elaborate model train exhibit but we...More

Thank Carol M
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We hoped to get great insight into the history of Buffalo with a visit to the History Museum. Were we ever disappointed! While there were some interesting exhibits on the lower level, the upstairs galleries contained a dated exhibit on Tim Russert, the local boy...More

Thank John B
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The building is quite pretty on the inside. The exhibits are well thought out. My main reason to go was to see the Apostolic Clock they have. The clock took 30 years for the guy to make. An amazing piece of engineering. It activates every...More

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