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Address: 1020 Humboldt Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14211-1208
Phone Number: +1 716-896-5200
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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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A Fun Time for the Family

On Black Friday my husband and I planned a trip to the Buffalo Museum of Science for our visiting 5 year old grandson, his parents and another of our sons. Our first pleasant... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Anita C
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Delevan, NY 14042
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Delevan, NY 14042
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

On Black Friday my husband and I planned a trip to the Buffalo Museum of Science for our visiting 5 year old grandson, his parents and another of our sons. Our first pleasant surprise was the very reasonable admission price which included a AAA discount and senior discount for us grandparents. Not having been to the museum for many years,... More 

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

Thank you for your rating and kind words, Anita! 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 you and your family had fun during your visit and hope to see you... More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had free admission via my local science center membership. It was okay, nothing that would make me want to make a special visit again.

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

Thank you for your review, I will share your thoughts with our Leadership team. Jackie Jonmaire, Marketing & Public Relations Director, 716-896-5200 More 

Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

This is a really interesting museum and is especially designed to appeal to kids. There are many exhibits and activity areas that are specifically kid oriented and will really spark their attention. There are a lot of exhibits that are of interest to adults, too. Be sure to catch the movie in the National Geographic theater about our changing and... More 

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

Thank you for your review and your kind words! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed time at the Buffalo Museum of Science including the Nat Geo 3D film, Extreme Weather. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312 More 

Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

a fun place for all we went to see the 3D Cinema exhibit as we heard it was fun, we weren't disappointed, it changes shows often best to review the museums web site to see what is playing., note there is an extra charge for this think it was around 3 to 4 dollars , worth it I think, based... More 

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

Thank you for your review and your 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 hope to see you again soon! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312 More 

Rochester, NY
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We took our 2 year old for a fun morning visit here. We enjoyed seeing the animals on the 2nd floor and she loved the huge snake skin(her favorite animal is a snake). Went upstairs and loved walking thru the Wegmans exhibit and the bug exhibit. Went up to the 4th floor very excited to see the space display and... More 

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

Thank you for your review and your 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. I will share your facility comments with our leadership team and we hope to see you again soon.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

I used to take my own children to this Museum 25 years ago. My kids loved it, but it was a staid and quiet place, where education was key, interaction was nil. The museum has changed, as I just found out. I took my great nieces to Bubblefest, one of the museum's annual events. There were several different bubble exhibits,... More 

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

Thank you for your review and your 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. I will share your membership comments with our leadership team and we hope to see you again soon.... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

I took my 5 and 7 year old and they had a blast. The museum is really hands on and and educational which made the visit even better. The only downside was the food in the cafe, therefore you are better off bringing a sandwich with you. It is a full day of activity for the kids and than some.

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

Thank you for your review and your kind words! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed time at the Buffalo Museum of Science! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312 More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took our two daughters - aged 4 and 6 - to the museum on a recommendation by our neighbour. It was a wonderful museum and appropriate for the kids. It was a perfect size and we spent 4 hours there happily! The kids had fun with the hands-on exhibits and as it was not crowded, they... More 

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

Thank you for your review and your kind words! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our Science Studios and hope to see you again soon! We are thankful for your support! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312 More 

Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

Did not know what to expect as you have to drive through a less than desirable part of town to get there. It has been refurbished completely a few years ago and it shows. Very informative and interesting . The paleontologist on site that day was very engaging with my son who is a big dinosaur fan and it made... More 

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

Thank you for your review and your 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 to hear that you enjoyed time at the Buffalo Museum of Science! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing... More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Very cool. Tons of interactive things to for young kids. Pretty cool for parents too. Easily can kill a few hours here! With a library card you can receive a $1 discount off admission.

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

Thank you for your review and your kind words. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time at the Buffalo Museum of Science and hope to see you again soon! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312 More 

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