The Buffalo History Museum will be closed from February 23 until April 16 for exhibit viewing and tours. The ongoing electrical updates and technology improvements necessitates exhibit closings as the project enters the final phase of completion.
All programs, events, rentals, staff offices, visitor services and the Museum Gift Shop will remain open during regular hours from Tuesday– Friday. The Research Library will remain open during regular weekday hours and will be closed on Saturday.
“Visitor safety is our number one priority,” said Melissa Brown, executive director of The Buffalo History Museum. “Closing exhibits during the final phase of construction will expedite the work toward an earlier completion date.”
The improvements, generously funded by the City of Buffalo, were announced by Mayor Brown, on July 24, 2014; the work began in October 2014.
WHAT’S CLOSED AND WHAT REMAINS OPEN:
Tuesdays – Fridays: the Museum Gift Shop and Visitor Services will remain open from 10am – 5pm;
All weekday office hours will maintain regular hours (9am- 5pm)
Wednesday – Fridays: the Research Library will keep regular hours (1- 5pm)
All events, programs, and meetings will happen as previously scheduled.
Feb 23 – April 16: All exhibits in the Museum will be closed; re-opening on Third Friday, April 17.
(Exhibits include Street of Shops, Inside Tim Russert’s Office: If it’s Sunday it’s “Meet the Press”, By Fire & Sword: War in the Niagara Theatre, 1812-1814, The John R. Oishei Pioneer Gallery, The John R. Oishei Native American Gallery, Bflo. Made, Neighbors: The People of Erie County, Community Gallery)
– The entire museum will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays between Feb 23 – April 16; except for events booked through Oliver’s Catering and other previously scheduled events.
– Visitor Services and the Museum Gift Shop will be closed on Wednesday evenings at 5 pm when there are no programs.
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