Hours & Admission

The Buffalo Naval & Military Park will reopen on March 25, 2023.

Buffalo Naval Park, Erie County, Overhead View, Naval Ship, Museum

The Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park operates seasonally from late March to November. Office staff work regular business hours throughout the year on Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Park Hours

Opening Day: March 25, 2023

March – September:
Open 7 Days a Week
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Last ticket to access the ships is sold at 4:00 PM

October:
Open 7 Days a Week
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Last ticket to access the ships is sold at 3:00 PM

November:
Open Saturday-Sunday and on Veterans Day (Nov. 11th)
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Last ticket to access the ships is sold at 3:00 PM

The Naval Park reserves the right to close the ships to visitors for safety concerns.

Park Admission

Pricing for Self-Guided Tours (pricing is subject to change)

Adult (13 yrs.- 64 yrs.) $18.00
Youth (5 yrs.-12 yrs.) $12.00
Senior (65 yrs.+) $15.00
Veterans $13.00
Children 4 and under are FREE

*Members receive FREE admission
*Active Duty receive FREE admission
*Gold Star and Blue Star Families receive FREE admission
*Veterans who served aboard USS Little Rock, USS The Sullivans, and USS Croaker receive FREE admission
*Please mention your armed services status when purchasing your tickets


Please note that areas below deck on USS The Sullivans are currently closed due to ongoing preservation and maintenance work.

Blue Star Museum

Visit our Ticketing Page for additional information.

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