Guest Speaker Program

Bring the experience of an Explore Buffalo tour to your facility! Our docents will come to you to share the fascinating facts of Buffalo’s history in a range of topics sure to fit your group’s interests. Please see the 2021 Guest Speaker Book for details about our available presentations, as well as our Talk & Tour Combo program.

2021 Guest Speaker Book

Guest Speaker engagements are one hour long and include a 45 minute presentation followed by 15 minutes for discussion & Q&A. Guest Speaker engagements cost $75.

For more information, please contact Education Coordinator Mack Barker at (716) 245-3032 ext. 203 or

To get started booking your guest speaker, please fill out the form below.

Booking Form:

Guest Speakers must be booked at least one month in advance. Please note that the availability of our talks is subject to our docents’ personal schedules & availabilities.

    Contact Name (required)

    Group/Facility Name (required)

    Contact Email (required)

    Contact Phone (required)

    Facility Address (required)

    Desired Date of Talk (required)

    Preferred Time (required)

    Is this date & time flexible? (required)

    Which talk or talks are your group interested in? Please note that all talks are subject to docent availability, so we recommend that you select a backup in case your first preference is not available. (required)

    Does your facility have technology available for the presentation: (required)
    Screen YesNo
    Projector YesNo
    Laptop YesNo
    All Required Cables YesNo
    Microphone YesNoNot Necessary

    What is your expected audience size? (required)

    New for 2021: We are pleased to offer “Talk & Tour Combos” – book a selected presentation and then take the corresponding tour! If you are interested in this option, please select “yes” and a staff member will contact you to customize your group’s experience.

    Do you plan to advertise this event publicly? (required)

    If yes, please explain:


    We will contact you within 2-5 business days to process your request and move forward with booking.