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Albright-Knox Art Gallery

1285 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
+1 716-882-8700
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The most spectacular art collection you'll ever see exhibited in a basement

The Albright-Knox is known for absolutely great American paintings from the 1950s and 60s from the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
A gem in the city of Buffalo

The Gallery architecture is impressive. It has a small but superb collection of pre-impressionist... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Silver P
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The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is a vibrant museum in the heart of Buffalo’s cultural district actively collecting and exhibiting art since 1862. Experience something new every time.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1285 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
+1 716-882-8700
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Albright-Knox is known for absolutely great American paintings from the 1950s and 60s from the Knox Collection as well as a handful of great Post-Impressionist and early modern works, all shown in a mid-century addition that must have been incredibly groovy in its time...More

Thank Zzardvark
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The Gallery architecture is impressive. It has a small but superb collection of pre-impressionist, impressionist and modern art. We had a light lunch at the cafeteria:Good food,reasonably priced,good service. Anyone who loves art must visit this museum. One last thing:all the staff, with no exception,...More

Thank Silver P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a student at Buff State, we were right by this gallery and I even had a lecture in there which was a great experience. Filled with local art, it was perfect for a rainy day to wander around and also had a lovely cafe...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have gone to this museum since I was a child with my parents, and it continues to be a wonderful museum I visit every year. Natives of Buffalo and travelers alike, visit! A great time to visit is on the first Friday of each...More

Thank emilyanne595
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We too a dosant tour of the gallery on Saturday and enjoyed ourselves thoroughly! The guide was personable, informative and passionate about the art. She was interactive and personable and made us want more after the hour was over. It was our favourite part of...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Albirght-Knox is small, but has excellent pieces for represented artists. Two memorable Miros representing very different periods, an excellent smaller Chagall, also very beautiful and worth time. The cafe has a very nice tuna salad and turkey ciabatta, good service, and it's nice checking...More

1  Thank sablatt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Almost a hidden gem, this museum has an excellent collection and has many special exhibition. They are getting ready to expand and will be adding room to show new donations to the Gallery. Easy for anyone with mobility issues. Great shop with lots of fun...More

Thank Carole S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic art galley, especially for complementary art. If you are local, they also have lots of activities that let you connect with the art. The events for children is a great way to introduce children to art and the gallery.

Thank MAC-3811
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed this museum quite a bit. My only criticism is that the map provided did not make it clear (at least to me) what would be found in any given room. Despite this, it was great to walk around and wonder what would be...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a delightful visit which preceded a tour of the Darwin Martin house. Staff were friendly and helpful. My wife went back to the car for a sweater after we purchased the tickets and the person at the counter explained with a big smile...More

1  Thank rich-of-ohio
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24 May 2017|
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Response from James B | Property representative |
Hello! It depends on which outdoor concert you are interested in. The Buffalo News Summer Jazz Series takes place on the museum's Delaware Stairs overlooking Hoyt Lake on five Sundays in July and August. You can find more... More
John K
17 May 2017|
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Response from Weeat4fun | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the address is 1285 Elmwood Ave., Buffalo, New York 14222...the phone # is 716-882-8700. It is across the street from SUNYBuffState (college) and has a U shaped drive way and a huge sculpture of shiney metal canoes... More
29 July 2016|
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Response from James B | Property representative |
Hello! We recommend reserving about two hours to view our collection and special exhibitions. Add an extra hour or so if you would like to browse in Shop AK, have lunch in AK Cafe, or explore the outdoor sculpture on our... More