Our new url: is live and redirects to the Lower Lakes website, here. It will take some time to migrate everything to the new site, but until that time, this site will remain up and running.

New postings to the Buffalo Harbor Museum web pages will be shaded in green.

Expanded summer hours begin June 6, 2018 and run through September 2018. The Buffalo Harbor Museum will be open every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

New Book in the Ship's Store
Boats Built in Buffalo New York

Buffalo Waterfront Views
Great photos of the ships English River and Manitoulin in the harbor by Joe Rennie.


Last update: 12DEC2018

Ship's bell from the S.S. Canadiana.
The image is too small for the engraving to be seen on the center of the bell.


The Buffalo Harbor Museum is supported by grants from:

    • The Baird Foundation



Watson Elevator -
This classic wood grain elevator was once a landmark in Buffalo's inner harbor now dramatically captured in a scale model by Gary Jensen.

Erie Canal in Buffalo
 - Updates to  our display are completed with new photos, and maps.

Expanded Grain Elevator Exhibit - Will feature new photos of Buffalo's Grain Elevators both wood and concrete with a master locator map.

Canadiana Display
(Crystal Beach Boat) - This has been posted here for some time, but the display is still in design to include many new exciting artifacts from Buffalo's favorite passenger steamer.

Crystal Beach Park Display - The primary port-of-call for the Canadiana, to compliment the Canadiana display.