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Buffalo Museum of Science

1020 Humboldt Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14211-1208
+1 716-896-5200
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Our 8 year old girls loved it!

The exhibits are so varied and interactive and the kids had a great time. We combined our visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Staceycita
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Corvallis, Oregon
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What a wonderful place to take your 5 year old! My grandson was so interested in everything. Lots... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
higginsdavenport
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Buffalo, 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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1020 Humboldt Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14211-1208
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The exhibits are so varied and interactive and the kids had a great time. We combined our visit with the 3D movies and didn't have enough time to see it all before it was time go. Wish we had an extra day to go back...More

Thank Staceycita
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful place to take your 5 year old! My grandson was so interested in everything. Lots to do. Lots to learn. Kids will love it.

Thank higginsdavenport
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We went today on a whim. It was a rainy day and our last day in the area so we figured why not. It cost $20 for my husband and I with military discount, and we spent about 2 hours there. We're kids at heart...More

Thank Nicole08lepore
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Visited with my sister and young nephew. The exhibits were small and sparse. The woman who we purchased our entrance fees from seemed very disinterested and rudley advised of closed exhibits and a closed gift shop. We went to the children's area and everything was...More

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The transformation of this museum to kid and family friendly is wonderful. Many hands on learning opportunities. Nice theater for 3D movie by National Geographic

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The top floor was under construction during our visit but the kids still had plenty to see and do. They did not want to leave the kinetics area. We will return to see the new Space exhibits soon.

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We came in on the second floor - I don't recommend this with an 8 year old. He was bored and I was worried we would be leaving pretty quickly. One area was a bit confusing - in hindsight, I think maybe it was supposed...More

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We took our children to the Buffalo Museum of Science and while there is still much of a traditional museum there are many hands on activities for the young and sometimes older visitors. The children, ages five and nine, interest was held throughout the visit....More

Thank RLU818
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Very educational. Lots to see and do. Enjoyed the dinosaurs and the playroom. Will visit again. Had a very enoyabe day.

Thank Lori W
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We have been to many science museums over the years and I was worried the kids were too old. I worried for nothing. Lots of great exhibits, hands on, and many floors of fun. Part of it had a natural history museum feel that I...More

Thank Michmom74
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VTochin
16 December 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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