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Buffalo Museum of Science

Address: 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY
Phone Number: +1 716-896-5200
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Ranked #21 of 94 Attractions in Buffalo
Type: Natural History Museums, Science Museums, Museums
Owner description: The Buffalo Museum of Science offers educational and exciting experiences the whole family can...
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Type: Natural History Museums, Science Museums, Museums
Owner description: 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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Bradford, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews 67 reviews
25 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
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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Amherst, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

For my birthday, my husband and I went to the museum. We're in our late 20s/early 30s and we had such FUN! All of the exhibits were really well done and I love the interactive features. Great photo opportunities and we both learned a lot. We loved the heart rate game, experiencing the weather, shutterbugs (though I only got one... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is a must visit for anyone who lives, works or is traveling through Buffalo. Well laid out and extremely interactive. It's also large enough that any wait time is small to use a hands on exhibit. We were so impressed that we bought a family membership on the spot - and at a fantastic discount - you can't beat... More 

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BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your visit. Welcome to the BMS family! We hope to see you again soon. Amy Biber Collson Marketing & PR Director Buffalo Museum of Science More 

Buffalo, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Really fun place for all ages. One of the few places I can bring my autistic granddaughter. She absolutely loves all the interactive exhibits. Whether it be dinosaurs, outer space or mummies that interest you, there is something for you at this museum. We spent hours there and the kids can't wait to go back. Watch for their special exhibits... More 

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BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this review

Sounds like you had just as much fun as your granddaughter! We look forward to welcoming you again. Sincerely, Amy Biber Collson Marketing & PR Director Buffalo Museum of Science More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

Great time for all ages. Even a great toddler area on the first floor. Well worth the cost of admission. We will be back again especially during winter months.

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BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this review

Our Explorations area for toddlers is the favorite among our guests - we're glad you enjoyed it! Your little one will also love the Curious George and Science + You exhibits coming in February. Be sure to check them out! Thanks for visiting and for your review. Sincerely, Amy Biber Collson Marketing & PR Director Buffalo Museum of Science More 

West Falls, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
28 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Great, interactive and fun museam that our kids spent all day at. Even if your child is interested in reading about the exhibits, the interaction is well-worth their time. We will be going back soon for sure.

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BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this review

We love making science fun (because it is!). Looking forward to seeing you again soon. Sincerely, Amy Biber Collson Marketing & PR Director Buffalo Museum of Science More 

Buffalo, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Awesome place use to go all the time when I was a kid and now as an adult I still enjoy going to all of the exibits especially body wars and the csi one cool as well fun for all ages

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BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this review

We love welcoming visitors who grew up visiting the Museum - they can't believe the changes we've made in recent years! You should check out our adult events, too - Beerology is just around the corner in April! Sincerely, Amy Biber Collson Marketing & PR Director Buffalo Museum of Science More 

Buffalo, New York
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495 reviews 495 reviews
253 attraction reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This is a wonderful small museum that as well maintained. It is an excellent place to take children or grandchildren. We have been there many times. The dinosaur exhibits were great, the human body exhibits were fabulous. Everything is upscale and fun

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BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this review

We have three more new permanent exhibits to open by fall 2016, including Rethink Extinct, a space dedicated to past (dinosaurs!) and potential future extinctions opening this March. You'll definitely want to check it out! Hope to see you again soon. Sincerely, Amy Biber Collson Marketing & PR Director Buffalo Museum of Science More 

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