Experience the United States’ national mammal up close and personal when you visit the museum. The National Buffalo Museum tells the story of the North American bison through an introductory film, and interactive and rotating exhibits about the animal’s natural history, cultural significance, and ecological impact.
Children 8 and under will enjoy the Bison Calf Play Area with toys, books, and activities that explore the importance of bison as a keystone species.
While you’re here you can also view the herds from a distance or meet them up close during a guided pasture tour.
Before you leave, stop in the Museum Store, and choose from a wide variety of items to remember your visit to the National Buffalo Museum.
Hours & Admission
Regular Hours (March to Memorial Day, Labor Day through October)
Mon – Sat 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
(Memorial Day to Labor Day)
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily
Off Season Hours (November through February) Tue – Sat 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
*The National Buffalo Museum is part of NARM a national and international community of museums that invites visitors to experience the arts during their travels through the benefit of reciprocal membership. Learn more about NARM.
**The National Buffalo Museum is a member of the Museums for All Museums for All program, initiated by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), providing free admission to families receiving food assistance benefits (SNAP EBT). Learn more about Museums for All.