Visit the Michigan Street Corridor
Visit Us In Person
The Michigan Street Corridor offers tours of our four Founding Cultural Anchors, historic sites that have been pillars to the Michigan Street community for decades. Whether you want to tour one of the anchors or all four, we have a tour option for you.
Description of Anchor Tours
Michigan Street Baptist Church
511 Michigan Ave, Buffalo NY, 14203
Closed for construction as of December 1, 2023. Check back in summer of 2024!
The Church was founded in 1836 by a group of African American men who sought to create a community worship space that offered protection and kindness to all who entered. Docents will guide you through more than 185 years of Buffalo history, sharing connections to the Underground Railroad, Progressive Movements, and Civil Rights movements.
The Nash House
36 Nash Street, Buffalo NY, 14203
Saturdays 11 AM - 4 PM and by appointment
Reverend J. Edward Nash was only 24 years old when he came to Buffalo in 1891, but he quickly became an integral part of the Michigan Street community. Over the next 60 years, Rev. Nash would serve as a community figurehead and facilitate social change throughout Buffalo. Learn about the Rev. and his family while exploring their home that has remained unchanged since the 1940s.
The Historic Colored Musicians Club & Jazz Museum
145 Broadway Ave, Buffalo NY, 14203
Closed for construction as of June 10, 2023. Check back in summer of 2024!
The Colored Musicians Club was founded in 1917 by a group of talented jazz players who were discriminated against due to the color of their skin. This did not stop them from quickly becoming the most popular jazz destination in Buffalo. Learn about the Club’s history, community impact, and all the famous musicians who stopped here along their journey. To book an individual tour for just the Historic Colored Musicians Club & Jazz Museum, please visit their webpage directly.
WUFO – Black Radio History Collective
143 Broadway Ave, Buffalo NY, 14203
Monday - Friday 9 AM - 5 PM & Saturdays 9 AM - 2 PM
The power and influence of Black Radio or Black Radio’s Influence on the community and popular culture. Learn about the rich history of WUFO and the Black History Collective. discover how Black Radio and its DJs in Buffalo impacted the social, cultural and political activities in the community from the 1960s to present day.
Single Anchor Tour
Choose any of the anchors and enjoy a 45 minute tour with a personal guide.
Adults - $15.00
Children/Students/Seniors - $12.00
Two Anchor Tour
Choose two any two anchors and spend 90 minutes exploring the corridor with a personal guide.
Adults - $30.00
Children/Students/Seniors - $24
Customizable Group Tours
Bring your group through a customized tour of the Michigan Street Corridor. Email email@example.com for more information.
Visit Us Virtually
Virtual tours are available! Explore the four cultural anchors of Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor Commission when you sign up for one of our virtual tours! Tours are booked with your schedule in mind.
Currently we offer two types of virtual tours:
1. Guided Virtual Tours - $15/person
Our standard tour is now available virtually with special registration. When you book this tour, you will get a detailed walk through of our four cultural anchors by our talented storytellers. Tours take place over zoom and can be customized to your interests and needs.
2. Self Guided Virtual Tours - FREE
Want to explore the virtual tours without our guides walking you through? This tour can be accessed at anytime and taken at your leisure.
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