91 Allen Street
Buffalo, NY   14202

⚠️ New hours (starting January 5, 2022)

Thursday–Friday: by appointment, 12–4pm
Saturday: open 12–4pm
closed on holidays

Admission is free

If you like what we do, help support our work!


El Museo is accessible by NFTA Metro Rail (5-minute walk from Allen/Medical Campus Station) and Metro Bus routes 8 Main, 11 Colvin, 20 Elmwood, and 25 Delaware. Limited service on routes 7, 29, 64, 66, 67, and 69. Metered parking is available on Allen Street and Delaware Avenue.
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Contact us

phone: 716.464.4692

Make an appointment

  • Up to 4 visitors per appointment
  • Face masks are required at all times

If you have any questions or requests, please email us at

First Friday reception for What We Desire, June 2018.

In the neighborhood

El Museo is located in Buffalo’s historic Allentown neighborhood, a vibrant, walkable mixed-use district that is also home to a number of other galleries, cafes, restaurants, bars, and retail stores. For a list of local businesses, check out the Allentown Association Business Directory.

Nearby arts and cultural organizations

within ¼ mile (5-minute walk):
Buffalo Big Print
Pine Apple Company
Paint the Town
Theater of Youth
Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site

within ½ mile (10-minute walk):
Art Dialogue Gallery
Artists Group Gallery
El Buen Amigo
Eleven Twenty Projects

within 1 mile (20-minute walk):
Benjaman Gallery
BOX Gallery
Buffalo Artspace Gallery
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
CEPA Gallery
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
Kleinhans Music Hall
Locust Street Art
Squeaky Wheel
Starlight Studio & Art Gallery
WNY Book Arts Center
Just Buffalo Literary Center

and more:
African American Cultural Center
Colored Musicians Club
Nash House Museum