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Buffalo Museum of Science

1020 Humboldt Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14211-1208
+1 716-896-5200
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I have been there many times. Amazing

Be sure to see the dinosaurs and mummies. There astronomy exhibit has a scale that allows you to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brian M
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Wonderful Museum for ALL AGES !!!

I wish I had been able to go to this museum sixty years ago, when I was eight years old!!!, But... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JuneNY
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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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  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
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1020 Humboldt Pkwy, Buffalo, NY 14211-1208
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be sure to see the dinosaurs and mummies. There astronomy exhibit has a scale that allows you to see how much you weigh on other planets. They are the best.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wish I had been able to go to this museum sixty years ago, when I was eight years old!!!, But places like this were not in existence then. There are so many hands on activities for kids. However, there is much to interest adults...More

1  Thank JuneNY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took 4 kids, 16, 15, 13, 11 years old and all of them enjoyed it. I enjoyed it. Lots to do and see. Fun but educational. Worth going to.

Thank Donna T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I haven't been here in many years! What a terrific place to visit. The displays are amazing and they had a special event on guitars going on while we were there, loud and very educational!More

Thank Diane M
BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Welcome Back! Thank you for your rating and review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Buffalo Museum of Science. We have worked hard to renovate our galleries into interactive spaces that inspire curiosity and exploration while showcasing our great collections. We...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

This museum does an excellent job with exhibits that engage children. It touches on all areas of study from wind to weather to physics experiments.More

1  Thank GGW135
BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank you for your rating and review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Buffalo Museum of Science. We have worked hard to renovate our galleries into interactive spaces that inspire curiosity and exploration while showcasing our great collections. We hope you...More

Reviewed 28 May 2017

We met up with some family in Buffalo and usually like to go to the Buffalo Zoo as a nice place for the adults and kids to all get together, but the weather made it not a great day for the zoo. We instead decided...More

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BMSVisitorExperience, Guest Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2017

Thank you for your rating and review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to the Buffalo Museum of Science. We have worked hard to renovate our galleries into interactive spaces that inspire curiosity and exploration while showcasing our great collections. We hope you...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

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

Thank heracr
BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

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

Reviewed 23 April 2017

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...More

1  Thank BUFFLynn
BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

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

Reviewed 9 April 2017 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.

Thank Mikhail S
BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

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

Reviewed 7 April 2017 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...More

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BMSVisitorExperience, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Museum of Science, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

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

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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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