Metered parking is provided by Buffalo State in lot R-3 located on the west side of the Burchfield Penney Art Center. There is a meter that dispenses parking receipts for a maximum of 2 hours. The receipt must be placed face up on your dashboard. The parking meter accepts coins or Visa/MasterCard only. The parking fee is 50 cents per half hour.
Parking fees are in effect Monday-Friday from 7am-7pm. Parking is free on Saturdays and Sundays in any lot at Buffalo State.
The Burchfield Penney Art Center is not responsible for parking violations; any tickets must be filed through the Buffalo State Parking Services office at 716-878-3041.
Parking for alternative fuel vehicles is available. Click here to learn more about the Burchfield Penney’s Silver LEED certification.
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, N.Y. 14222
From the East (via the NYS Thruway/Interstate 90)
Take Exit 51 (NY 33 West) to NY 198 West. Exit NY 198 at Elmwood Avenue South, and turn right on Rockwell Road. The museum will be on your left.
From the West (via the NYS Thruway/Interstate 90)
Take Exit 53 (Interstate 190) to NY 198 East; exit at Elmwood Avenue. Turn right on Iroquois Drive, left at Elmwood, then turn right on Rockwell Road. The museum will be on your left.
From the North/Niagara Falls
Take Interstate 190 South (over the Grand Island Bridge) to NY 198 East; exit at Elmwood Avenue. Turn right on Iroquois Drive, left at Elmwood, then turn right on Rockwell Road. The museum will be on your left.
From the Peace Bridge
Take Interstate 190 North to NY 198 East; exit at Elmwood Avenue. Turn right on Iroquois Drive, left at Elmwood, then turn right on Rockwell Road. The museum will be on your left.
From the Greater Buffalo International Airport
Exit the airport onto Rt. 33 West for approximately 5.5 miles. Continue to Rt. 198 West (Scajaquada Expressway). Stay on expressway approximately 2.2 miles. Exit at Elmwood Avenue South. Continue on Elmwood Avenue. approximately .2 mile. Enter Buffalo State College to the right on Rockwell Road, and the museum will be on your left.
Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA)
Use the above link for bus and rail schedules, fare information, and maps.
NFTA: Metro Bus
Citywide and suburban service; reduced schedules on weekends. Buffalo State is a stop along the 20-Elmwood, 3-Grant, and 32-Amherst routes.
NFTA: Metro Rail
One route along Main Street from the University at Buffalo South Campus through downtown Buffalo. Free parking at two stations:
South Campus (3435 Main Street, about 4 miles) and LaSalle (Main Street and Hertel Avenue, about 3 miles).
Exchange and Washington Streets
55 Dick Road, Depew
181 Ellicott Street
1 (800) 231-2222 (fares/schedules)
Buffalo/Niagara International Airport
4200 Genesee Street at Cayuga Road, Cheektowaga
(716) 630-6000 (general)
(716) 630-6001 (weather/closings)
(716) 630-6002 (parking)
Burchfield Penney Art Center
at SUNY Buffalo State
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14222
Phone 716 878 6011