Where is the museum located?
The Albright-Knox is located adjacent to Frederick Law Olmsted’s Delaware Park at:
1285 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14222-1096
What is the closest airport to the museum?
The Buffalo metropolitan area is serviced by the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, which is about nine miles away from the museum. Niagara Falls International Airport is about 19 miles away from the museum.
Is the museum accessible via public transportation?
Yes, there are a few different ways to get to the museum via public transportation.
Public Transportation Directions
What hotels or lodging options are available close to the museum?
Buffalo offers a wealth of lodging choices for all budgets and tastes. Whether you prefer to be downtown, in a shopping and dining district, or close to the museum, there is an ideal hotel for you. Learn More about Visiting Buffalo Niagara
Does the museum offer parking?
Yes, parking is available at the museum for the following rates:
Parking on M&T FIRST FRIDAYS is FREE, compliments of NOCO.
If you are visiting the museum, please bring your parking ticket inside to have it validated at the Admissions Desk. If you are not visiting the museum, the parking lot is accessible 24 hours a day for the non-guest rate of $8.
If the museum’s parking lot is full, public parking is available along Elmwood Avenue, Forest Avenue, and Lincoln Parkway. Please obey all marked signs and pay all applicable parking fees to avoid getting a parking ticket.
Is there a restaurant at the museum?
AK Café offers casual dining overlooking the museum’s Sculpture Garden.
Does the museum have a gift shop?
Shop AK is open during regular museum hours and offers an incomparable array of prints, posters, books, exhibition catalogues, stationery, children's items, scarves, shawls, bags, and jewelry crafted by national and international artisans. We welcome inquiries and offer creative, personalized shopping assistance. Please contact 716.270.8232 or shopAK@albrightknox.org.
Does the museum offer public WiFi access?
Yes, free WiFi is available throughout the museum through SSID akagguest.
Does the museum offer a coat check?
Yes, the Coat Room behind the Guest Services Station contains coatracks and complimentary storage lockers.
Does the museum have baby-changing stations?
Yes, the men’s and women’s restrooms in the 1962 Building offer baby-changing stations.
Can I use my phone in the museum?
Yes. If you are on a telephone call, we ask that you speak in a low voice and keep your calls short to avoid disturbing other guests. If you are using your phone to text or browse the internet, we offer free WiFi through SSID akagguest.
Is the museum accessible to those with special needs?
The Albright-Knox is committed to creating and fostering a universal environment of accessibility for visitors of all ages.
Learn More about Accessibility at the Museum
Learn More about our Access AK Programs for Visitors with Disabilities
What can I enjoy at the Albright-Knox besides the art?
The Albright-Knox offers casual dining at AK Café and a unique, artful shopping experience at Shop AK. We invite you to explore the 18 outdoor sculptures on our grounds at any time, whether you decide to come inside or not. The east side of our campus offers a great view of Hoyt Lake and Delaware Park.
What are other things to do within close distance of the Albright-Knox?
The Albright-Knox is located in the heart of Buffalo’s cultural district, also known as the Elmwood Avenue Cultural Corridor. It is within walking distance from some of Buffalo’s key cultural destinations, including the Burchfield Penney Art Center, the Buffalo History Museum, and Delaware Park. The Elmwood Village offers a wide variety of shopping and dining options, and Allentown is a unique neighborhood destination home to a host of art galleries and Buffalo’s best nightlife. More about Visiting Buffalo Niagara