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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 good time

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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 

Mars Hill, North Carolina
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here by chance while we were in Buffalo. Great time for children and adults. A lot of fun, interactive things to do for adults and children to do. My children ages are from 11 to 17 and they loved it. Reasonable admission prices and free parking. Recommended if you have a few hours.

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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 

Caledonia, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a GREAT time. We loved the health-science area on the 2nd floor, and then spent close to two hours on the 3rd floor. The hands-on interactive displays were wildly popular with our children. Well worth the visit! (The restrooms could use some assistance, but far outweighed by the exhibits.)

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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 our third floor and took advantage of our Science Studios... More 

Buffalo, New York
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78 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this museum with 10 teenagers visiting from out of town. They enjoyed the exhibits and lasted for about 2.5 hours. The museum has a good amount of interactive exhibits. There are sections on extinct animals, insects, wildlife and nature, building things like cardboard forts, solar system and planets and cultural artifacts. The Health Zone was fun with a really... 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 https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g60974-d267159-r405511714-Buffalo_Museum_of_Science-Buffalo_New_York.html# More 

Jacksonville, Florida
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101 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am unsure how to advise on this museum. It is definitely not on my list of favorite science museums. Several of the interactive displays were not working. The docents were very nice, but the entire experience was unremarkable. There is definitely great potential, and if one has a keen interest in a subject area I suggest going. Definitely visit... 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 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 

New York
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this museum. We took our five-year-old on a weekend trip here and to Niagara Falls and this is what he is still talking about. We started with a 3D movie which was very neat (although the 3D glasses were really dirty). My son then threw himself into all of the exhibits -- he's really into science in general... 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 thankful for your support! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312 More 

Buffalo, New York
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun for the kids while they learn. Good size but not too large. Easy to navigate and interactive for kids

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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 thankful for your support! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312 More 

Tillsonburg, Canada
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71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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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 thankful for your support! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312 More 

Buffalo, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

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 

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