Step back in time and explore the history of steelmaking in Western New York.

The Steel Plant Museum shares the stories of the men and women who worked in this once-thriving industry. We have educational programs and community events and we are dedicated to preserving the steelmaking legacy for future generations.

We have FREE Admission!

Located inside the Heritage DiscoveRY Center; the Steel Plant Museum is always free to the public!

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Located in the Heritage DiscoveRY Center

100 Lee Street

Buffalo, NY 14210

Hours of Operation

Tuesday     10 am- 2 pm

Thursday  10 am- 2 pm

Saturday   10 am- 4 pm

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Call us at

(716) 821-9361

Have artifacts to donate?

We are always interested in receiving new artifacts and oral histories from those who worked at the steel plants! If you have anything you want to donate for the exhibit, please contact our curator, by phone at 716-821-9361 or by email at

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Funding for the Steel Plant Museum of Western New York is provided in part by Erie County.

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Steel Plant Museum

Heritage DiscoveRY Center  

100 Lee Street

Buffalo, New York 14210

(716) 821-9361

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