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Buffalo Museum of Science

1020 Humboldt Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14211-1208
+1 716-896-5200
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I haven't been here in many years! What a terrific place to visit. The displays are amazing and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Diane M
Hands-On Pleasure for Kids

This museum does an excellent job with exhibits that engage children. It touches on all areas of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Buffalo Museum of Science offers educational and exciting experiences the whole family can enjoy, including interactive exhibit spaces, special traveling exhibits, a National Geographic 3D Cinema, collections of over 700,000 artifacts and specimens. Record your own weather forecast or step into a wind chamber in Our Marvelous Earth, explore health and the human body in Explore YOU, build your own gravity wall in the In Motion studio, explore over 1,500 insect specimens in Bug Works, or discover science with your toddler and young scientists in the Explorations early childhood gallery.
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1020 Humboldt Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14211-1208
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I haven't been here in many years! What a terrific place to visit. The displays are amazing and they had a special event on guitars going on while we were there, loud and very educational!More

Thank Diane M
BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Welcome Back! Thank you for your rating and review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Buffalo Museum of Science. We have worked hard to renovate our galleries into interactive spaces that inspire curiosity and exploration while showcasing our great collections. We...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum does an excellent job with exhibits that engage children. It touches on all areas of study from wind to weather to physics experiments.More

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BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your rating and review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Buffalo Museum of Science. We have worked hard to renovate our galleries into interactive spaces that inspire curiosity and exploration while showcasing our great collections. We hope you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met up with some family in Buffalo and usually like to go to the Buffalo Zoo as a nice place for the adults and kids to all get together, but the weather made it not a great day for the zoo. We instead decided...More

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BMSVisitorExperience, Guest Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your rating and review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Buffalo Museum of Science. We have worked hard to renovate our galleries into interactive spaces that inspire curiosity and exploration while showcasing our great collections. We hope you...More

Reviewed 28 April 2017

Kids will love it -so many hands-on things to do for young and old and besides it's a great experience--don't miss it in your travels

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BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you for your rating and kind words! We are delighted that you and your family had fun during your visit and hope to see you again soon. Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312

Reviewed 23 April 2017

I recently went to the Science Museum with my two granddaughters ages 4 and 6. I had not been in quite some time and was so impressed with the new look and activities. Every room had interactive children's activities some with knowledgeable docents to guide...More

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BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you for your rating and kind words. We are delighted that you and your granddaughters had fun during your visit and hope to see you again soon. Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312

Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I am coming to museum every week. They have excellent play rooms which my son loves. Even though expo do not change frequently it is still fun and exciting. I purchase membership for second year now. Recommend anybody to visit who has young children.

Thank Mikhail S
BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you for your rating and kind words, Mikhail! We are delighted that you and your son had fun during your visit and hope to see you again soon! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We had such fun at this museum! I have two young kids and they and my hubby and I all had a great time here. There is a floor of more traditional museum exhibits, which are still very approachable and fun for the kids, and...More

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BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Thank you for your rating and kind words! We are delighted that you and your family had fun during your visit and hope to see you again soon! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312

Reviewed 29 March 2017

We stopped by here during a recent trip to Buffalo. We managed to get caught during a blizzard and didn't have the clothes or the will to try to convince our kids to get dressed to play in the snow. They were getting cabin fever,...More

Thank Nicki M
BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thank you for your rating and kind words, Nicki! We are delighted that you and your family had fun during your visit and hope to see you again soon! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312

Reviewed 20 March 2017

My sister and I took our 5 and 6-year-olds. I was impressed by all the interactive exhibits for kids. The Buffalo Museum of Science has come a long way since I took my teens there when they were little. There was a toddler and Preschool-Kindergarten...More

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BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Thank you for your rating and kind words! Our Exhibits, Collections and Learning teams work tirelessly to make our visitors feel welcomed through hands-on activities and inspired by our collection of over 700,000 specimen from the Greater Niagara Region and beyond. We are delighted that...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

OK so this is a great science museum for people of all ages, but it is a godsend for grandparents , especially of little ones. not only do they have great interactive exhibits as well as natural history exhibits, but there is a large play...More

Thank Teal P
BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Thank you for your rating and kind words! Our Exhibits, Collections and Learning teams work tirelessly to make our visitors feel welcomed through hands-on activities and inspired by our collection of over 700,000 specimen from the Greater Niagara Region and beyond. We are delighted that...More

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How much time do you need to view all exhibits?
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Response from tkasper3 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how you proceed. With kids they will need time to take advantage of all the hands on exhibits. If adults are viewing it all depends on if you read each and every exhibit. My personal limit is 2 hours and then I... More
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