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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)


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 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 tour information, please contact Mary Kozub at (716) 878-3156.

School Aged Group Tours for Schools grades pre K - 12: FREE*
For tour 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

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday* & Saturday: 10 am — 5 pm
Thursday: 10 am — 8 pm 
Thursday in June, July & August: 10am - 5 pm
Sunday: 11 am — 4 pm 
Closed Mondays

The Burchfield Penney is closed in celebration of New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

M&T Second Fridays*

On the Second Friday of every month, the Burchfield Penney's galleries are open until 8 pm, with special events, tours, workshops and more!  General admission to the Center is free to members from 4 — 8 pm, and a suggested donation for "not yet" members. Admission fees may apply for special programs. Burchfield Penney members receive free or discounted admissions on programs. For information on membership, visit the membership section of this website.

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
Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm
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.

To contact a specific member of the Burchfield Penney’s 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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