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Buffalo Museum of Science

1020 Humboldt Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14211-1208
+1 716-896-5200
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Great for Kids

The Buffalo Museum of Science has cool artifacts, interaction demonstrations and games, and is fun... read more

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Emily B
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Buffalo, New York
Nice discovery place for kids

The Buffalo Science Museum is a small facility dedicated to science exploration aimed at the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CaptnGphs
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Fairport, 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.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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1020 Humboldt Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14211-1208
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+1 716-896-5200
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"human body"
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"interactive exhibits"
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"hands on activities"
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"all ages"
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"younger set"
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"rainy day"
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"dinosaur bones"
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"kids and adults"
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"second floor"
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"kids will love"
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"year olds"
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"few hours"
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"any age"
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"special events"
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"couple of hours"
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"on display"
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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank CaptnGphs
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

....But if you’re closed for a Holiday (Easter) maybe a good idea to post something on your website or Facebook page ahead of time so if someone is planning on visiting they don’t find out you’re closed on the morning they’re planning on visiting. Also...More

Thank martyfarty69
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

There's a lot for little people to do here. Our family likes it. The special events are way, way, WAY too busy. We don't even go anymore. You literally cannot walk through the hallways. But just for a family visit to the museum, it's a...More

Thank jmasc1
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

On a wintery Buffalo day, we took our 2+ year old granddaughter to her favorite place to visit dinosaurs, the Buffalo Museum of Science. On this school day, the parking lot was pretty full, but still lots of spaces. We bought a grandparent membership this...More

Thank Steven S
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We went as a quick getaway and thought we’d check it out and maybe bring the grands back. We will! And we had a blast ourselves tons of interactive stuff great! Graphics clean wonderful parking bathrooms food on site. $12 admission is great! Plan 2-4...More

Thank lorri p
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Have a membership at another upstate NY science museum. While in Buffalo i decided to check this out with my young child. Getting in free with the membership was a plus. There were many exhibits on a few different floors. Even though it was busy...More

Thank Jeremy B
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

wonderful place to explore and see firsthand the wonder of science hands on and fun knowledgable staff who answer ll questions great for children

Thank oralin330
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Lynn H
28 March 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
12 March 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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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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