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 2024 Guest Speaker Book for details about our available presentations.

2024 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 $80.  .  Note: Explore Buffalo will only be able to accommodate venues who provide all technology capabilities (laptop, screen, projector, connecting cords, microphone (if necessary)). 

For more information, please contact Program Director Suzanne Ernst (716) 245-3032 ext. 205 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)

    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.