Explore the history of the steel industry of Western New York.

Welcome to the Steel Plant Museum of Western New York, a small but dynamic museum interpreting Buffalo and WNY’s steelmaking history. We feature 2 rotating exhibits a year, a First Wednesday Speaker Series, and our annual “Rosie Tea”.

Our Mission

To preserve the history of steel making in WNY through collecting, studying, and interpreting artifacts and archives.

Visit Us

Located in the Heritage DiscoveRY Center

100 Lee Street

Buffalo, NY


Hours of Operation

Tuesday 10 am- 2 pm

Thursday 10 am- 2 pm

Saturday 10 am- 4 pm

Email us at steelplantmuseumwny@gmail.com

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 steelplantmuseumwny@gmail.com

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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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