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Pierce-Arrow Museum

263 Michigan Ave, Buffalo, NY 14203-2900
+1 716-853-0084
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Beautiful cars! Great cold day activity.

It was a cold day and we searched for an indoor activity. My friend who has lives here has never... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
kukana77
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Not worth the price

The best time to visit is Father's Day. You can take dad and he gets in free. I found the number... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
mjw9326
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Tonawanda, New York
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Winter hours are limited. Please check our web site pierce-arrow.com. This unique museum focuses on Buffalo's transportation history featuring Pierce Arrow, Thomas Flyer, electric vehicles, vintage bicycles, motorcycles, muscle cars and trucks, many made in Western New York. A special feature is the full scale Buffalo Filling Station by Frank Lloyd Wright, designed for Buffalo in 1927 but never built. Rights to build it were secured and the impressive structure with expansive copper roof and detailing is housed in the atrium of the museum.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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263 Michigan Ave, Buffalo, NY 14203-2900
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+1 716-853-0084
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a cold day and we searched for an indoor activity. My friend who has lives here has never visited. If you love gorgeous automobiles and car history visit here. Many cars on display along with other modes of transportation. Car buffs can spend...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

The best time to visit is Father's Day. You can take dad and he gets in free. I found the number of old cars to be a bit disappointing. What was there was neat, but maybe I expected too much? The Frank Lloyd Wright Filling...More

Thank mjw9326
Reviewed 6 December 2017

If you like old cars and history of Pierce Arrow cars you'll love this spot. Very knowledgeable docents.

Thank Leanne S
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Visited with friends and we were all pleasantly surprised. Much more to the displays than just cars. Never knew they were made in Buffalo. Frank Lloyd Wright service station built inside the museum is very interesting.

Thank mrscleo
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Very cool auto museum in a lonely part of town. Some great rare cars and motorcycles inside the museum. Wife lived the fashion segments that they had with the cars. Worth going out of your way to see.

Thank wick1979
Reviewed 26 November 2017

First time visit. It is a delightful, informative, fun place full of cars, bicycles and history. Really interesting books and posters for sale as well as neat gift shop. We spent about 2 hours exploring. Everyone loved it including mom. Highly recommended if you have...More

Thank lmphilly
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We were looking for something to see on a rainy day and this museum was great! We went on a tour with one of the docents which was the way to really appreciate the history of this place. There are numerous cars and wagons on...More

Thank 2Admiral2016
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The 1920's gas station designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is on display with its unique design of totem poles and the vents that put gas into the cars. It had two compartments with fireplaces. One was for the well heeled, the other for the middle...More

Thank Parisian73
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

For the price if you like cars and bicycles it is a location for you to check out. The staff is extremely nice and very knowledgeable in the history of Pierce-Arrow. Highly recommended!

Thank TwoLunatics
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Stopped in here kinda by accident. It was a Thursday morning. Wasn't overly busy, there was maybe 10-15 people in our tour. If you're into classic cars or just history in general this a great museum. What impressed me the most however was the staff....More

Thank Beejmcgillashaw
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Melissa R
1 January 2018|
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Response from Beejmcgillashaw | Reviewed this property |
Don't believe so.
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mgryta29
19 May 2017|
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Response from Debra H | Reviewed this property |
I believe that they have a limited number of items on sale but don't recall a formal "gift shop".
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Tallulah M
27 March 2017|
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Response from Viaggio133 | Reviewed this property |
Pierce Arrow Car Museum is open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (11 am - 4 pm)
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