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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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Great place to take young kids!

My friend and I took my four young grandsons here last Friday upon a recommendation from my son and daughter in law who had just discovered it. We had a great time! Easy to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
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Princeton
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Not in the best of neighborhoods. But a great place for children to learn and get involved if you love science.

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Miami
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 406 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

My friend and I took my four young grandsons here last Friday upon a recommendation from my son and daughter in law who had just discovered it. We had a great time! Easy to find, easy parking, some issues getting an annual grandparent pass as the nice gentleman on the register was somewhat new and was unsure what to do... More 

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Buffalo
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24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The Buffalo Museum of Science tries to appeal to multiple types of people but isn't particularly great at anything. Most of the building attempts to be like a science center that caters to families, but the exhibits are basic and not really interesting to anyone but small children. There is a small natural history section, but it doesn't really have... More 

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Yakima, Washington
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20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is a great place for kids and adults to visit. There are a lot of hands on exhibits where the parents can interact with their kids. There is a 3D theatre with three different videos that the whole family will enjoy. If you are a member it is only $2 and $4 for non-members. There are 4 stories of... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We stopped at this museum as a rest stop of sorts for our young kids while we were on a car trip. The museum is part of the ASTC, so our membership at our local science center gave us admission here. The museum had a lot of exhibits that our 4 year-old and 2 year-old really enjoyed. They both enjoyed... More 

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Our family has been to many science centers and children's museums around the country and unfortunately this was one of the worst. The exhibits were average, but what stood out to me was the attitude of the employees. Every single one of them acted as if we were a huge bother to them. Not a single smile, thank you, or... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The museum is not so big but has some spectacular exhibits for kids. Experiences about the degrees of earthquakes, wind sppeds from breeze to tornado, soil erosion, solar power, electricity generation via dams, windmills, levers and motion, and the best was the space. Exhibits and education about endangered species, insects, butterflies was good

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Hong Kong Region, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

They have some game for children, also adult. it make us have a funny way to learn and get educate. it is good for parents and kids. =)

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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