• 1941 Historical Aircraft Group Museum

    Museum dedicated to the restoration, preservation, display and flight of World War II-era and Korean War-era aircraft....

    3489 Big Tree Lane
    Geneseo, NY 14454
    585-243-2100

  • Albright-Knox Art Gallery

    Opening as the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy in 1862, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery has displayed modern and contemporary art, making it one of the oldest public art institutions in the United States....

    1285 Elmwood Ave.
    Buffalo, NY 14222
    716-882-8700

  • Boies-Lord Home Museum

    The Boies-Lord House is a preserved Greek revival building from the mid-19th century. Horace Boies, an eventual governor of Iowa, and Dr. Alvah Lord have lived there since that time -- hence the name ...

    5853 South Park Ave.
    Hamburg, NY 14075
    716-649-9232

  • Buffalo Fire Historical Society

    Displays cover the history of firefighting in Western New York and the Buffalo Fire Department, while the museum also focuses on fire safety and prevention instruction from members or volunteers. Tour...

    1850 William St.
    Buffalo, NY 14206
    716-892-8400

  • Buffalo History Museum

    Since 1862, the Buffalo History Museum -- formerly the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society -- has collected, interpreted, researched and shared the history of the Niagara Frontier. Permanent co...

    25 Nottingham Court
    Buffalo, NY 14216
    716-873-9644

  • Buffalo Museum of Science

    This museum is dedicated to the study and interpretation of the natural and physical sciences, boasting more than 700,000 specimens in its collection. Public programming focuses on educating visitors ...

    1020 Humboldt Pkwy.
    Buffalo, NY 14211
    716-896-5200

  • Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum

    Though the organization was formed in 1997, the downtown museum didn't open until 2001. Antique vehicles and historic artifacts relating to Western New York transportation are the primary draws. ...

    263 Michigan Ave.
    Buffalo, NY 14203
    716-853-0084

  • Castellani Art Museum

    A tourist attraction and cultural resource for Niagara University, the Castellani Art Museum presents works ranging from those of emerging contemporary artists to traditional folk arts. It's Niaga...

    5795 Lewiston Road Niagara University
    Lewiston, NY 14109
    716-286-8201

  • Cattaraugus County Museum

    Dedicated to preserving the history of Cattaraugus County, this museum recounts over 200 years of activity in the area. Documents like 19th-century censuses, century-old maps, court records, Civil...

    9824 Route 16
    Machias, NY 14101
    716-353-8200

  • Cheektowaga Historical Museum

    Proud of the town's history, the Cheektowaga Historical Museum highlights involvement in the War of 1812, the memories of Broadway Avenue as a bustling thoroughfare and houses several artifacts --...

    3329 Broadway St.
    Cheektowaga, NY 14227
    716-684-6544

  • Clarence Historical Society Museum

    Dedicated to preserving the history of Clarence, the museum has town-related artifacts and exhibits on Native Americans, early agriculture and medicine, the National Gypsum Company stored here. The m...

    10465 Main St.
    Clarence, NY 14031
    716-759-8575

  • Cofeld Judaic Museum

    More than 1,000 Judaic artifacts dating from the 10th century are held here, including medallions, textiles, folk art and books relating to Jewish history. The Cofeld Judaic Museum is connected to Tem...

    805 Delaware Ave.
    Buffalo, NY 14209
    716-836-6565

  • Col. William Bond-Jesse Hawley House

    The first brick home in Lockport, this historic house was built by Col. William Bond in 1824 and later became the dwelling of Jesse Hawley, an Erie Canal advocate. Later, relatives of Abraham Lincoln&...

    143 Ontario St.
    Lockport, NY 14094
    716-434-7433

  • Concord Historical Society's Concord Mercantile

    This museum preserves more than two centuries of history relating to Concord and Springville. A gift shop adds appeal and the organization also hosts town meetings and craft guild classes. The Town of...

    17 Franklin St.
    Springville, NY 14141
    716-592-0094

  • Erie Canal Discovery Center

    Interactive multimedia facility devoted to the history of the Erie Canal, particularly the construction of "Flight of Five" locks. Home to the Raphael Beck mural "The Opening of the Erie Canal," and t...

    24 Church St.
    Lockport, NY 14094
    716-434-0431

  • Firemen's Memorial Exhibit Center of Western New York

    The center traces and celebrates the history of Western New York firefighting from its origin, harkening back to the days of the bucket brigades. Exhibits include firefighting apparatuses dating f...

    4141 Seneca St.
    West Seneca, NY 14224
    716-712-0413

  • Freedom Crossing: The Underground Railroad in Greater Niagara

    Interpretive center at the Castellani Art Museum tells the story of the Underground Railroad Movement in the Buffalo Niagara region with historic photographs, artifacts and more. The Niagara River was...

    Castellani Art Museum 5795 Lewiston Road
    Niagara University, NY 14109
    716-286-8200

  • GAAA Irish Library

    Originally formed as a place to store books donated by Roy Phelps of Niagara Falls, the GAAA library -- residing in the Buffalo Irish Center -- has grown into an exclusive collection of Irish literatu...

    245 Abbott Road
    Buffalo, NY 14220
    716-834-4965

  • Greater Lancaster Museum of Firefighting

    Celebrates the history of firefighting in the town and village of Lancaster, the village of Depew and the hamlet of Bowmansville....

    6 W. Main St.
    Lancaster, NY 14086
    716-206-0925

  • Hidden Valley Animal Adventure

    Once a dairy farm begun by Joseph Boxler in Varysburg, this land was turned into an animal park by his son, Hans. It now features more than 400 animals and 30 different exotic specie, plus live music,...

    2887 Royce Road
    Varysburg, NY 14167
    585-535-4100