Doors Open Buffalo, a self-guided and self-paced tour inside 36 downtown Buffalo buildings, will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 15. Begin your day at the main information hub at the Central Library or choose any of the participating buildings as your starting point! You can pick up a map at any of the participating locations, all within a one-mile radius of the Central Library.
Enjoy sweeping views of the city and Lake Erie from the observation deck of City Hall and take backstage tours in the Theatre District. There’s something for everyone downtown!
BECPL Central Library
Buffalo City Hall
Buffalo Harbor Museum
DL&W Railroad Terminal
Ellicott Square Building
Full Circle Studios
Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center
Hauptman Woodward Medical Research Institute
Hotel at the Lafayette
Hutch Tech High School
M&T Bank’s Gold Dome Branch
Michigan Street Baptist Church
Nash House Museum
Old County Hall
One M&T Plaza
Road Less Traveled Theater
Shea’s 710 Theatre
St. Joseph’s Old Cathedral Rectory
St. Michael’s Church
St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral
SUNY Erie County Community College – City Campus
The Historic Colored Musicians Club
The Hyatt Regency
The Irish Classical Theatre Co.
The Mansion on Delaware
The Marin Building
The Webb Building
Trinity Episcopal Church
Visit Buffalo Niagara Offices & Visitor Center
Western New York Book Arts Center
Doors Open Buffalo inspires greater appreciation for Buffalo’s unique history and architecture through free public access to significant building interiors. The event is made possible by the generous support of the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Legacy Fund at Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, Wells Fargo Center, Seneca Gaming Corporation, 12 Grain Studio, WGRZ, The Buffalo News, C-SAAHN, Full Circle Studios, and the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; administered by Arts Services Initiative of WNY, Inc.
Explorer Pass holders will received VIP access to buildings starting at 9 a.m. Explorer Pass card required for VIP access. For more information, please visit explorebuffalo.org.