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Buffalo Museum of Science

1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY
+1 716-896-5200
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Ranked #23 of 99 Attractions in Buffalo
Type: Science Museums, Natural History Museums
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

I love this place! Every time I go I learn something new! This place is great for kids as well! There is so much to do and see. I love the mummies and the astronomy part on the top floor. So many memories were made here when I was a kid and I can't wait to make more every time... More

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I visit a lot of museums all over the world so I wasn't expecting Buffalo to have such a modern well put together museum but it really impressed me. I went with a friend to see the mummies exhibit which was a nice overview of the subject but a lot of information I already knew about. We had a ton... More

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Alfred Station, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My friends recommended that I take my children to see the Mummies of the World exhibit. Coming from the So. Tier of NY, I really didn't know what to expect. I will admit that we had admission price shock. With five of us, it emptied out my wallet. Adults were $22 Food is available for purchase in the cafeteria but... More

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Muncie, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

In addition to the mummy exhibit, there are several floors filled with things to see. There are exhibits on space, the human body, earth elements, bugs, technical gadgets, etc. Make sure you explore every nook and cranny to take full advantage of your $22 visit. Young children will definitely enjoy the hands on activities, but my husband and I also... More

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Buffalo, New York
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3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

09/21/14 visited the Museum to check out the mummies. With a $22.00 charge i guess i just expected more. I found the display to be informational & interesting. We kept looking around the corner for more mummies. The rest of the Museum has been modified for families with younger children. Plenty of gadgets and hands on stuff for the kiddies..... More

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We went today to see the Mummies, which were amazing and very eerie. The display for the mummies, the music, the low lighting and the lack of children in the exhibit was excellent. They also asked that everyone respect the dead, which resulted in everyone treating it like a library (which was perfect!). However, the museum itself was geared mostly... More

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East Bethany, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

(by the kids) My sister and I went to the Buffalo Museum of Science, mostly to see the Mummies Of The World exhibit. Mummies of the World F201007061334553085628774 South American natural mummy. We learned quite a bit from this huge exhibit. Mummies are defined as a corpse with tissue still attached such as skin, organs, and muscle. Some mummies are... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

i didn't appreciate the high, high price of admission that hinged on a rather mundane mummy exhibit.

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Thornbury, ON
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Viewed the Mummies of the world exhibit which was amazing and very informative. There is lots to see and do at the museum. A great deal of interactive exhibits. We visited on Sunday so it was nice and quiet. Great museum for kids

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Concord, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We love visiting museums and do so whenever there's a chance. There was a mummy exhibit while we were here and we took the opportunity to see it. That part of the trip was great. There was a lot of other interactive displays for the children too. They really enjoyed it. One problem: No where to eat or I should... More

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