The Buffalo History Museum And M&T Third Friday Celebrates Pan-Am Day At Two Locations

Free museum admission, children activities, Ted’s grilled hot dogs, tours and discussion by Melissa Brown

An Invite to All from the Buffalo History Museum

Pan-American Exposition Buffalo, New York, 1901

Posted May 9th, 2017 on Niagara At Large

Buffalo, New York. – On May 19, 2017, M&T Third Friday, The Buffalo History Museum invites all to commemorate the Pan-American Exposition – a World’s Fair that was held in Buffalo, May 1- Nov. 2, 1901. Event takes place at two locations.

QUICK SCHEDULE

Hours: 10 am –  8 pm  The Buffalo History Museum 1 Museum Court 12 – 2 pm Ted’s charcoal broiled hot dogs  (free to the first 100 guests)

1-3 pm – Free Docent Led tours

3-4:30 pm – Free Kids Activities

6:00 pm – Pan Am Talk by Melissa Brown  “…entertaining and legendary!”

Hours: 10 am – 5 pm

The Resource Center

459 Forest Avenue

Behind-the-Scenes   * Spirit of the City: Imagining the Pan-American Exposition Exhibit Tours: 10:30 am & 3 pm

 

*Spirit of the City, the History Museum’s 3000 square foot feature exhibit showcasing the Pan-American Exposition, and the Museum collection’s storage areas populate the Resource Center (459 Forest Ave).

The exhibit recreates a Pan-Am Exposition hall that features “the Little Building,” a rediscovered structure from the Pan-Am grounds, plus artifacts and hands-on displays that explore the exposition’s funny and serious sides.

For more information about the events or other program happenings, call The Buffalo History Museum at (716) 873-9644 ext 320. Find us on Facebook and Twitter @BuffaloHistory. Visit the website: www.buffalohistory.org.

An artit’s rendtion of the Pan-Am Expo site from the air.

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