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Museum of Disability History

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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What a wonderful and interesting spot to go and learn. So many historical facts that you might not... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2017
Rene P
Buffalo, New York
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Enlightening - Quite Interesting!

I have attended a few Authors talks and found myself caught up in the history of a subject and of... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2017
Mary M
Cheektowaga, New York
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Oct 10, 2017
“Board meeting”
Feb 13, 2017
“Enlightening - Quite Interesting!”
The only museum of its kind in the U.S. to show the evolution of how those with disabilities have been accepted and treated by society through exhibits, collections, archives and programs. See the only invacar on display in the nation! The Museum of...more
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3826 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14226-3238
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Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful and interesting spot to go and learn. So many historical facts that you might not know in a visually engaging space.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Rene P
Reviewed February 13, 2017

I have attended a few Authors talks and found myself caught up in the history of a subject and of the Buffalo area that I would not have otherwise been aware of. I find the Museum very enriching. I signed up for e-mails, which by...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Mary M
Reviewed October 7, 2016

When we arrived in Buffalo and were on the road to my son's house, I spotted the sign outside of this museum. This was our third trip to Buffalo, and I had never seen it before. I was intrigued and looked it up on the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank J F
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

This museum of disABILITIES is housed in a repurposed firehouse. As would be expected, everything is handicap accessible. The archival collection of materials is large and cannot all be displayed at the same time. Therefore, exhibits change periodically. I agree with another reviewer's comment about...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 29, 2015

Interesting museum on the disABILITIES. The added a 3rd room the Suit Case Room; they found a building full of suit cases at an old mental hospital. They highlighted several patients on why they were admitted and what happened to them. Unique.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed February 11, 2015

If you have an hour and a half to spare on a rainy/cold/windy day and you'd like to spend some time learning something new in a quiet atmosphere, then this would be a good place to visit. We don't think much or very often about...More

Date of experience: January 2015
3  Thank Olga G
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