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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
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Michigan Street Baptist Church  

511 Michigan Ave, Buffalo NY, 14203

Saturdays 11 AM - 4 PM and by appointment

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.

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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. 

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The Historic Colored Musicians Club & Jazz Museum  

145 Broadway Ave, Buffalo NY, 14203

Thursday - Saturday, available on the hour from 11 AM - 4 PM

 

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. 

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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.

Tour Packages

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

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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

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Full Michigan Street Corridor Tour

Visit all four of the Michigan Street African American Heritage Corridor's anchors for a day filled with history. The tour runs approximately 2.5 Hours. You will be taken through the spaces by guides who are specially trained in each space.   

Adults - $50.00

Children/Students/Seniors - $32.00

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Customizable Group Tours

Bring your group through a customized tour of the Michigan Street Corridor. Email info@michiganstreetbuffalo.org 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 - $5/person

Want to explore the virtual tours without our guides walking you through? This tour can be paid for and accessed at anytime and taken at your leisure. When you buy the Virtual Access Pass you will be emailed a password that will be good for 72 hours after your purchase. Buy the access code today and take the tour now!

Email info@michiganstreetebuffalo.org with questions.