“Inside Tim Russert’s Office” has been on loan to the museum since 2014.
BUFFALO, NY – If you haven’t had a chance to see the “Tim Russert’s Office” exhibit at Buffalo History Museumhurry up.
The museum has announced that the last day to view the exhibit will be April 9.
The exhibit recreates the life and office of the late Buffalo native and longtime host of Meet the Press. Russert died in 2008. A year later, the Newseum in Washington, DC opened this exhibit. It features artifacts from his NBC workspace, including many ties to his hometown, including memorabilia, children’s drawings, and Buffalo Bills memorabilia.
The exhibit has been on loan to the Buffalo History Museum since 2014. Portions of it will now be transferred to Russert’s alma mater, John Carroll University in Cleveland, which is gearing up for its 50th class reunion.
“We were privileged to tell the story of one of Buffalo’s favorite sons, Tim Russert, a prominent figure in journalism who never forgot his hometown roots,” said the Museum’s Executive Director. , Melissa N. Brown. “Many of our visitors who visited the exhibit identified with Russert’s story because it symbolized Buffalo’s larger narrative – which hard work, dedication and resilience eventually pays off.”
The Buffalo History Museum is open with “pay what you wish” admission Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.