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Adults: $10
Seniors (62 & over): $8
Students (with ID): $5
Children (age 10 & under): FREE when accompanied by a paid adult/senior admission
SUNY Buffalo State Students, Faculty & Staff: FREE
United States and Canada Active Military and their families: FREE
Erie County Veterans: FREE
Burchfield Penney members: FREE (click here for all the benefits of membership)

In consideration for our younger visitors and those immunocompromised, we will maintain a mandatory mask policy until further notice. 



The Burchfield Penney is a participant in Erie County's Thank-a-Vet program. For more information, visit www.Erie.gov.

The Burchfield Penney is a participant in the Arts Services Initiative's Art Access Pass Program. For more details, please visit Arts-Access.net.

The Burchfield Penney is pleased to be a Blue Star Museum, offering free admission to active-duty military personnel and families. Thank you for your service!

The Burchfield Penney is pleased to be part of Museums on Us! Present your Bank of America®, Merrill Lynch®, or U.S. Trust® credit or debit card and a photo ID on the first full weekend of every month for one free general admission. For more info, click here.

Please note that the Burchfield Penney participates in both the Empire State Reciprocal Museum and the North American Reciprocal Museum programs. These benefits extend to general gallery admission only, not special events.


Group Tours: $10 / per person
For more information, please contact Mary Kozub at (716) 878-3156.

School-Aged Group Tours for Schools grades pre K - 12: FREE*
For more information, please contact Mary Kozub at (716) 878-3156.

*School-age tours are free thanks to the support of First Niagara Foundation in partnership with KeyBank.

Gallery Hours

Museum hours of operation have been adjusted to allow ample time to sanitize after hours. The Center wis open to the general public Thursday - Saturday from 10 AM - 4 PM; with extended hours on Friday evenings until 7 PM. The Center is also open Sundays from 12 PM - 4 PM. A full list of protocols in place to protect visitors and staff can be found on the Safety First information page. 

M&T Second Fridays

For more on M&T Second Fridays, click here.


The Burchfield Penney is closed on New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Administrative Offices/Shipping & Receiving Hours

For deliveries, contact (716) 878-4507. All deliveries and shipments are delivered through the security entrance located at the South corner of the museum, to the right of the loading dock.

Please note that due to COVID-19, all people who enter the building must wear masks, and will be asked to sign in.

To contact a specific member of the Burchfield Penney staff, please see the online staff directory.

Emergency Closings

The Burchfield Penney Art Center is located on SUNY Buffalo State campus and follows the college in the event of an emergency closing. To find out if the museum has closed due to an emergency situation, please access: 

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TV stations: WGRZ (ch. 2), WKBW (ch. 7), WIVB (ch.4)