The museum was established in 2001 by Dan Bednarek, Ph.D., and Ben Kutas, R.T., and contains a large collection of artifacts related to radiology and medical physics. Its mission is to preserve and exhibit this collection. The museum collection traces the development of the technology and practice of medical imaging and radiation therapy from 1896 to the present.


The Museum has no fee for admission. Museum tours are by appointment and can be scheduled by sending an email to . Include the preferred dates and times for your tour and the number of visitors in your party and we will get back to you.



The museum is in room B20 on the lower level of Abbott Hall (Health Sciences Library) on the South Campus of the University at Buffalo, located at the intersection of Main Street (Rt. 5) and Bailey Avenue (Rt. 62) in Buffalo, NY.  The map on the right shows the location of the building on campus.


Parking is available in most faculty and student lots without a permit after 3:00 pm and weekends. Diefendorf lot is the nearest. There is handicapped parking next to Abbott Hall accessible by the driveway off Diefendorf Loop. Visitor parking information is available here.


The Museum is located near University Station and can be accessed by NFTA Metro Transit and Bus routes. Information on schedule and routes are available at Also for students and faculty, UB Stampede has a route stop outside of Abbott Hall near Main Street.