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Pierce-Arrow Museum

263 Michigan Ave, Buffalo, NY 14203-2900
+1 716-853-0084
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Lots to see here!

We were looking for something to see on a rainy day and this museum was great! We went on a tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
2Admiral2016
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Warrenton, Virginia
Nostalgic Americana

The 1920's gas station designed by Frank Lloyd Wright is on display with its unique design of totem... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Parisian73
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NYC
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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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  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gas station” (52 reviews)
“filling station” (36 reviews)
“old cars” (26 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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263 Michigan Ave, Buffalo, NY 14203-2900
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lot of people don't know that Buffalo was a producer of automobiles. Pierce-Arrow Museum tells about a history of these beautiful cars and has a great display of these cars.

Thank Raisa S
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This museum is a lot of fun. They have many beautiful cars including 4 stunning Corvettes (my new favorite car). They have a fun collection of bikes and other automobile memorabilia. They have also built a Frank Lloyd Wright gas station from plans that were...More

Thank Memmett
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We enjoyed strolling through the building and browsing the exhibits. I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in vintage cars.

Thank kllinder
Reviewed 28 September 2017

A wonderful display of vintage cars and memorabilia of the era. The floor is covered with a great display of cars with walls of display cases displaying a variety of car collectibles and car themed items. A must see for all car buffs

Thank concertgoer2012
Reviewed 17 September 2017

By chance we came to the Pierce-Arrow museum immediately after touring the Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House. I had no idea there was a gas station inside the museum that was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Seeing that alone made the admission fee worth it....More

1  Thank tjahelka
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This attraction was so worth the time taken to find it and tour inside. Very interesting and many types of older, newer cars and historical and treasured cars. Loved the corvettes!

Thank pauliejerry
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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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