Museum of Disability History, Buffalo

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The Museum of disABILITY History is a museum related to the history of people with disabilities from medieval times to the present era. Located at 3826 Main Street in Buffalo, New York, USA, it is the only "brick-and-mortar" museum in the United States dedicated exclusively to preserving the history of people with disabilities. The museum seeks to promote a higher level of societal awareness and understanding, and a change in attitudes, perceptions and actions that will result in people with disabilities having the greatest possible participation in their communities.
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  • What a wonderful and interesting spot to go and learn. So many historical facts that you might not know in a visually engaging space.  more »
  • I have attended a few Authors talks and found myself caught up in the history of a subject and of the Buffalo area that I would not have otherwise been aware of. I find the Museum very enriching. I....  more »
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  • I have been wanting to go there for years to see what it was all about. I finally made it there thanks to my professor having us attend outing related to diversity and oppression. I truly enjoy gaining the knowledge of local history about disabled facilities, services and equipment. I will go back to take my girls. Great experience
  • There's honestly nowhere else like this museum. It's so important to have a place where people can come and educate themselves more on the history of people with disabilities. The museum itself is not that large but, there is a lot to learn if you're willing to read.

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