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Buffalo Museum of Science

1020 Humboldt Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14211-1208
+1 716-896-5200
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Membership reciprocity was a positive

We went to this museum as the last stop on our road trip in NY. If we did not have museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
amykraj
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Ohio
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I love it here! We got the membership because it is so cheap. We spend hours here and the kids... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
jdissette
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Alden, New York
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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.
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“all ages” (17 reviews)
“younger set” (3 reviews)
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1020 Humboldt Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14211-1208
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+1 716-896-5200
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this museum as the last stop on our road trip in NY. If we did not have museum reciprocity from a local (to our home) museum and we had to pay admission, I would have been disappointed. Nothing was extremely outstanding to...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2018

I love it here! We got the membership because it is so cheap. We spend hours here and the kids still don't want to leave!

Thank jdissette
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Has something for everyone. When I was there last there was a hands on exhibit, I don't know if it was a special or there all the time since I was there withougt the grandkids, but from what I saw it looked like the kids...More

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

I remember the museum from going there years ago as a teenager so I wanted to take my family and did. Let me just say that after living in Washington DC and being used to the Smithsonian museum's that this was really a long in...More

1  Thank 620rab
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Reviewed June 15, 2018

Today was my first visit to the museum and I had such a good time I joined! I love science and this place has all kinds. The exhibits are mostly interactive and fun. There were lots of school children there having fun while learning, but...More

Thank Lindagerr
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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

There really is something for every age at this museum. They also have special exhibits, so check their website for details. Bring a lunch or a snack for the kids and enjoy it in their "cafe" area. Are you a nursing Mom? No worries, as...More

1  Thank lilyenm
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

The Buffalo Museum of Science has cool artifacts, interaction demonstrations and games, and is fun for kids!

Thank Emily B
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

The Buffalo Science Museum is a small facility dedicated to science exploration aimed at the younger set. It is in fact co-located with a high school. Exhibits range from anthropology to zoology (A-Z, get it?). It has many hands-on experiences in addition to displays. Good...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018

Took our 10 year old granddaughter who was visiting from Delaware to the museum and had a good time walking through the exhibits and exploring what the museum has to offer. Many of the hands on activities/displays were extremely crowded due to spring break but...More

Thank Staecy A
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Reviewed April 1, 2018

Three of us visited this museum, all of us liked it! The exhibits are interesting, and there are many demonstrations in which the visitor can participate! This is a very lively place I recommend to all....

Thank Raj S
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Lynn H
March 27, 2018|
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Response from Steven S | Reviewed this property |
Good question. I don't know. I assume cleaning crews are there every night, but it's something you should call them about. (There are hand sanitizers everywhere.)
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ann l
March 11, 2018|
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Response from Lynn H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it took so long to respond. Yes a 17 year old would be good. We enjoyed the hands on experience and we're in our 60s. Try to catch the movie too.
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Victoria T
December 16, 2015|
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Response from tkasper3 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how you proceed. With kids they will need time to take advantage of all the hands on exhibits. If adults are viewing it all depends on if you read each and every exhibit. My personal limit is 2 hours and then I... More
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