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Address: 1020 Humboldt Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14211-1208
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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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Great for the kids

We stopped by here during a recent trip to Buffalo. We managed to get caught during a blizzard and didn't have the clothes or the will to try to convince our kids to get dressed... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nicki M
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Riverview, Florida
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Strykersville, New York
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133 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kids will love it -so many hands-on things to do for young and old and besides it's a great experience--don't miss it in your travels

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Buffalo, New York
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently went to the Science Museum with my two granddaughters ages 4 and 6. I had not been in quite some time and was so impressed with the new look and activities. Every room had interactive children's activities some with knowledgeable docents to guide kids through the learning process. My granddaughters especially loved the kids area upstairs. They "shopped"... 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. We are delighted that you and your granddaughters had fun during your visit and hope to see you again soon. Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312 More 

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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am coming to museum every week. They have excellent play rooms which my son loves. Even though expo do not change frequently it is still fun and exciting. I purchase membership for second year now. Recommend anybody to visit who has young children.

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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, Mikhail! We are delighted that you and your son had fun during your visit and hope to see you again soon! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312 More 

Ohio
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35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had such fun at this museum! I have two young kids and they and my hubby and I all had a great time here. There is a floor of more traditional museum exhibits, which are still very approachable and fun for the kids, and then a floor of interactive sciency fun times. The kids already want to know when... 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! We are delighted that you and your family had fun during your visit and hope to see you again soon! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312 More 

Riverview, Florida
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43 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped by here during a recent trip to Buffalo. We managed to get caught during a blizzard and didn't have the clothes or the will to try to convince our kids to get dressed to play in the snow. They were getting cabin fever, so we made the decision to come here. It was a great decision. The displays... 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, Nicki! We are delighted that you and your family had fun during your visit and hope to see you again soon! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312 More 

Buffalo, New York
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5 reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My sister and I took our 5 and 6-year-olds. I was impressed by all the interactive exhibits for kids. The Buffalo Museum of Science has come a long way since I took my teens there when they were little. There was a toddler and Preschool-Kindergarten age level interactive play area. We spent about 3 hours there. I did not see... 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! 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 had a nice time and hope to see you again soon. Jackie Jonmaire Marketing... More 

Pomona, New York
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27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

OK so this is a great science museum for people of all ages, but it is a godsend for grandparents , especially of little ones. not only do they have great interactive exhibits as well as natural history exhibits, but there is a large play center filled with great toys including a room of giant foam building blocks and a... 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! 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 had a nice time and hope to see you again soon. Jackie Jonmaire Marketing... More 

Lackawanna, New York
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We attended the event Beerology. It was well planned and very organized. The mixture of vendors providing beer tasting was fantastic. There were a few food samplings the best was Rui's Pierogi. The fried apple with a Carmel drizzle was amazing. We had fun taking pictures and with the hands on exhibits. The ambiance was very cool. What a great... 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! We are delighted that you had a nice time at Beerology and hope to see you again soon! Jackie Jonmaire Marketing and Public Relations Director 716-896-3200 ext. 312 More 

Saskatoon, Canada
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139 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This is a very nice museum and not too big. There is a cinema inside though we did not go in this time. The collections are great and the top couple of floors have loads of activities for kids in the Earth, Space and human body displays. Well worth a visit

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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! 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 had a nice time and hope to see you again soon. Jackie Jonmaire Marketing... More 

Norwalk, CT
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208 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We were visiting family in Buffalo and we wanted to find something fun to do for a few hours. A group of us decided to come here, as it looked interesting. Our group consisted of six people: 3 adults and 3 children, aged 16, 15, and 6. The museum had many interesting exhibits, and everybody had a great time. Each... 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! 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 had a nice time and hope to see you the next time you are... More 

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