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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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Very interesting place to visit for all ages. I know that many of the exhibits are dedicated to children but there are lots of interesting things for the parents or grandparents... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Tillsonburg, Canada
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Tillsonburg, Canada
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418 reviews
68 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very interesting place to visit for all ages. I know that many of the exhibits are dedicated to children but there are lots of interesting things for the parents or grandparents like us to enjoy. I especially enjoyed the forests video speaking in the first person as to how smart people are and that they should figure out any time... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been to numerous birthday parties here at the museum and we also get annual passes for our family of 3. There are always fun things going on and new exhibits to see. Their yearly Bubble Fest is always a blast. The kids will find something to do and touch in every room.

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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 have you as a valued member of the Museum and thankful for your continued support. Mark you calendar for Bubblefest this year - Saturday, September 17th. See you there! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director, 716-896-3200 More 

Toronto
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took our 5-year old and our 8-year old to spend the day at the Science Museum. Amazed that they don't charge for parking. This isn't a particularly large museum, but it had plenty of interactive displays and exhibits to keep the kids occupied for hours. Had to drag them away at the end of the day, so that's always a... 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 Learning team works 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 thankful for your continued support! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director, 716-896-3200 More 

New York
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39 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My children recently attended a birthday party at the Buffalo Museum of Science. I was pleasantly surprised with the party and the kids really enjoyed being able to watch/see live science experiments right in front of them. The rooms were very nice and you could bring in any type of food/drink/desert you wanted to. The birthday party lasted 2+ hours... More 

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

Thank you for your interest in the Buffalo Museum of Science. We apologize for your negative Museum experience during your Birthday Party. We will share your comments with our leadership team. Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312 More 

Buffalo, NY
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came to the museum after it started to rain at the zoo. The toddler play room was great. Our son loved the water table and the large building blocks. There is a family room which is great for nursing moms or a fussy baby. There are also several places to eat a packed lunch. The other exhibits were geared... 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 Learning team worsk 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 thankful for your continued support! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director, 716-896-3200 More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Staff is nowhere to be seen. They act as if you are bothering them to ask for help. Really didn't appreciate how the staff talked about kids and visitors.

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

Thank you for your interest in the Buffalo Museum of Science. We sincerely apologize for your negative experience and for the inconvenience this may caused you. We will share your comments with our leadership team. Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312 More 

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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

We are members of The Buffalo Museum of Science. We love to take the kids there on a rainy day to explore the wonderful kids room they have. They especially love the water table they have there. They do not want to leave. My only complaint is with the people I come into contact while in the room. Many of... 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 will share your comments regarding guests with our leadership team. We are thankful for your continued support!... More 

Grand Island, New York
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90 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

A great way for families to spend the day! There is something for kids of all ages and adults will find it engaging and educational. Lots of hands on and adding more all the time. The folks that work there are extraordinarily helpful and kind. You can also watch a movie and have some popcorn. There are usually three choices... More 

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

Thank you for your kinds words and support of the Buffalo Museum of Science! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Jackie Jonmaire, Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-5200 ext 312 More 

Chelsea, Canada
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116 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

My husband and I visited the Buffalo Museum of Science and enjoyed the exhibits. They have a great exhibit of birds and animals. There are a lot of interactive activities. The staff was very friendly. The entrance fee for seniors is $8.00 and the parking was free.

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

Thank you for your review and kind words, we hope to see you again soon! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing & Public Relations Director, 716-896-5200 More 

Sinclairville, New York
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105 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

It's an okay place to spend an afternoon with the family. Kids have an opportunity to explore and learn through hands on activities.

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Thank you for your review - we hope to see you again soon! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director More 

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