Research Library
One Museum Court
Buffalo, NY 14216
Phone: 716.873.9644

Contact Person: Cynthia VanNess - 716.873.9644 EXT. 305


The Buffalo History Museum, founded in 1862, is located in the northwest corner of Delaware Park. Major collections among the 80,000-plus items in our care include Pan-American Exposition artifacts and records, the Red Jacket Peace Medal, the Pierce Motorette (a pioneering motor vehicle), and prototype pacemakers. Sketches and paintings chronicle two centuries of growth of the city of Buffalo and surrounding land, and portraiture ranges from Peter Porter, one time Secretary of War, to Presidents Grover Cleveland and Millard Fillmore.