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Buffalo Museum of Science

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Address: 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY
Phone Number: +1 716-896-5200
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Description: The Buffalo Museum of Science offers educational and exciting experiences...
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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super little museum

This is a super little museum. The new exhibits are excellent, and the temporary exhibits are always great. We recently returned to visit the Curious George exhibit and was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My fiancé and I we excited to go the the science museum, but we're disappointed. It's not as big as we'd hoped and it's more for kids than adults. We had an ok time but it left something to be desired.

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This is a super little museum. The new exhibits are excellent, and the temporary exhibits are always great. We recently returned to visit the Curious George exhibit and was again pleasantly surprised by all that the museum had to offer and how much fun we all had. It isn't big, but well worth a visit (And the price is awesome).... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Today my husband and I took our 2 1/2 year old son to the Curious George Exhibit at the Buffalo Museum of Science. It was a great experience for the whole family. Easy (on a Saturday) to get in, fairy inexpensive (except the gift shop) and my son who has mild autism had a ball! Great hands on activities which... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

the Museum is great educationally and your kids will love it but bring wet wipes. Everything has a nice layer of grime on it the place seriously needs to be scrubbed. From the halls to the exhibit pieces almost everything in the building is sticky and covered in dirt. I have seen cleaner Gas station bathrooms. Have visited twice this... More 

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Buffalo
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I have lived in Western NY my whole life and don't remember ever going here until now. I went with my brother, niece and nephew (ages 6 and 3) for a winter's day outing. The kids loved it and I also found it very enjoyable. The Curious George exhibit was very cute and the museum overall has lots of hands... More 

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Solvesborg, Sweden
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

A lot of installations about any science. Physics, biology, bugs, history, prehistory, space, you name it. I went there on a Sunday alone, for a geek like me it was a well spent 3h. With kids I would have spent a lot more. The place is really well geared towards kids of all ages. If I have to complain, it... More 

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Blasdell,NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Took the kids here today to see a Curious George exhibit - great for the younger set - lots of hands-on things to do all through the museum - a fun day

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Bradford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Our children had a great time at this museum. The admission was very reasonable for a family of 4. There are many interactive exhibits, that teaches the kids about science in a fun way. There was a volunteer near the mastodon skeleton who educated the kids on different fossils. He was knowledgeable and had there attention during his presentation. This... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I went with my daughter & 2 children & was so glad I read the reviews before me. This is not the largest museum by any means but the kids did not want to leave. They can build a snowflake model, experience hurricane or tornado winds, learn about the planet's etc. There was a bug exhibit where workers answered their... More 

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Port Colborne, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We had a great time at the mummies of the world exhibit. They had an exspensive collection of specimens. It was great for adults and children and the price was reasonable. Not a massive museum but a great way to spend an afternoon!

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