Planning Your Visit

Weeksville Heritage Center is free and open to the public. Please see our Tours page for more information on tour costs.

Our business hours are Tuesdays through Fridays from 10:00AM – 5:00PM and Saturdays 11:00AM – 5:00PM. Weeksville Heritage Center is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

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Location and Parking

Weeksville Heritage Center is located at 158 Buffalo Avenue/Joan Maynard Way, between Bergen Street and St. Marks Avenue.

There is limited street parking on Buffalo Avenue, and in the surrounding neighborhood. Weeksville does not have a public parking lot.

By Subway:

A, C Train to Utica Avenue » Walk four short blocks south on Utica Avenue to Bergen Street » Turn left onto Bergen Street »» Weeksville Heritage Center is on Buffalo Avenue between Bergen Street and St. Marks Avenue

C Train to Ralph Avenue » Walk south on Ralph Avenue towards Atlantic Avenue » Turn right onto Bergen Street »» Weeksville Heritage Center is on Buffalo Avenue between Bergen Street and St. Marks Avenue

3, 4 Train to Crown Heights-Utica Avenue » Walk seven blocks north on Utica Avenue to Bergen Street » Turn Right onto Bergen Street »» Weeksville Heritage Center is on Buffalo Avenue between Bergen Street and St. Marks Avenue

By Bus:

B46 Local to Bergen Street » Walk past the police station

B15 & B65 to Bergen Street and Buffalo Avenue » Walk across Bergen Street at Buffalo Avenue

B47 to Bergen Street » Walk down Bergen Street towards Buffalo Avenue »» Weeksville Heritage Center is on Buffalo Ave between St. Marks Avenue and Bergen Street

Tips for Visiting

Health & Safety

To enter the Historic Hunterfly Road houses or any WHC facility, we strongly encourage you to wear a mask.

Please read our full COVID-19 protocols found here. We ask that you stay at home if you are feeling sick. Please do not visit if you have a fever or are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms, have tested positive for COVID-19 within the past 14 days, or have had close contact with anyone who is confirmed or is suspected of having COVID-19. Your health and safety are our priority, however, an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public space where people are present. We cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed to COVID-19 during your visit to Weeksville Heritage Center. Those visiting Weeksville do so at their own risk of such exposure.

Other Visitor Policies

Information & Wayfinding

Weeksville staff can help with directions and also provide information about the museum.

Internet Access

Free Wi-Fi is available for your convenience.


Visitors are encouraged to take non-flash photos for non-commercial use unless otherwise noted. Photography is not permitted in the Historic Hunterfly Road houses. Selfie sticks, video cameras, and tripods are not permitted. Formal photography requests may be submitted to

Bags & Strollers

Weeksville reserves the right to check bags before you enter. Storage for strollers will be provided when available inside the building and adjacent to the houses. Anything with wheels is not permitted inside the houses, and Weeksville does not provide a bag/coat check. Large backpacks and bags must be worn on the front when inside the houses.

Historic Houses & Exhibitions

  • Photography is not allowed inside the historic houses. Food and drink are prohibited and please wipe your feet before entering. Unfortunately, the houses are not wheelchair accessible.
  • Though the artifacts in the houses are not encased, we ask that you please do not touch anything unless directed to do so by your Weeksville Educator.
  • Please do not touch the works of art on display. Even clean hands can damage surfaces. Food and drink are prohibited in the galleries.