The museum will be closed for Christmas on Dec. 24 & 25
Monument for the Forgotten
Two events planned to commemorate the lives of thousands of individuals with disabilities who lived in institutions around WNY. Learn More »
It's amazing what's inside.
A project of People Inc, the Museum of disABILITY History proves that everything’s possible. It is a trusted, go-to resource for anyone that is looking to learn about the history, challenges and achievements of individuals with disabilities over the past few centuries. Here, the history of people with disabilities becomes alive.
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Now available in the Museum store.
The much anticipated, “Abandoned Asylums of New England” is now available for purchase in the Museum Store. This photographic journey by John Gray with historical insight by the Museum of disABILITY History, captures the final throes of the once majestic models of medical treatment. Learn more and get your copy at the Museum Store.