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BNHV set to welcome a new Executive Director!

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Following a lengthy search, Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village has found its new Executive Director. Western New York native Herbert Schmidt will take the helm at the former Amherst Museum on March 24. Schmidt brings more than 12 years of nonprofit experience to BNHV, having held positions with the Greater Niagara Frontier Council, Boy Scouts of America,… Read more »


Suiting Up: American Uniforms Exhibit Opening

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

The opening for our newest exhibit, Suiting Up: American Uniforms, was last Friday night and we want to thank all of you who came out to support the museum. Here’s some of our favorite photos from the night!    


In One Story or Another: BNHV’s Oral History Project

Monday, January 13th, 2014

A dedicated volunteer works with museum staff to collect oral histories BNHV’s Oral History Project seeks to document the lives of Buffalo Niagara Region residents both past and present. The museum, with the help of volunteer Arnold Alt, has been conducting interviews of Western New Yorkers from all walks of life whether they are from… Read more »


A $5 Donation to Win 4 Sabres Tickets?

Friday, October 11th, 2013

A $5 donation to BNHV could land you in Section 109 for an upcoming Sabres game. On behalf of a generous donor, BNHV recently received 4 tickets to the upcoming Buffalo Sabres and Detroit Red Wings game on November 24th.  The seats are in section 109, row 28, and seats 3, 4, 5 and 6! … Read more »


No Tricks, Just Treats!

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

How can you give back to your community this Halloween at BNHV? Did you know that BNHV is working with local businesses and clubs to promote community awareness? We want you to be apart of it! Our annual Trick or Treat in the Historic Village hosts nearly 3,000 visitors each year. This truly unique experience… Read more »


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