Schedule a self-guided visit or guided tour with your group!

With over 700,000 objects in our collections, Buffalo Museum of Science tours are always an adventure! Take your pick of an unstructured, self-guided visit and discover the museum at your own pace, or opt for a docent-guided tour for an in-depth look at our exciting museum treasures.

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Group Admission

Explore the museum with your students! Our state-of-the-art science studios foster hands-on and inquiry-based learning that aligns with your STEM curriculum. There’s something for everyone!


In additional to our science studios, join our team of Science Buffs throughout your visit for fun, interactive science demonstrations and activities. All presentations are free with admission and occur throughout the museum. Get your students excited about science!


Educators are welcome to preview the museum, free of charge, in advance of your visit. Just bring your educator ID and present it at the BMS admissions desk. You can also customize and enhance your self-guided visit by adding a workshop, 3D film or visits to special exhibits or experiences to your itinerary.

Guided Tours

Join our docents on an engaging tour through the museum's science studios.


EVERY OBJECT TELLS A STORY: The Museum Collection

Using the Museum’s collection items as your guide, explore the distribution of people, places and environments around the world, and how it has changed over time. Choose two or three areas to visit during this interactive tour.


SENSORY TOUR

Use your senses to learn about Western New York in a different way! Students can experience the natural world in new ways using sight, sound, touch and even smell. This program is recommended for special needs groups.

Self-Guided Tours

$8* per student
One free chaperone for every 10 students
$6 per each additional chaperone

*Price based on groups of 10 or more when booked at least 2 weeks in advance

Scheduling: Upon booking, please inform the BMS of any lunch, workshop or 3D film viewings to create an accurate itinerary

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Guided Tours

$10* per student
One free chaperone for every 10 students
$6 per each additional chaperone

*Price based on groups of 10 or more when booked at least 2 weeks in advance

Length: 45-60 minutes

Book Today! Call 716.896.5200 x338 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Before You Visit

Be sure to check out our Field Trip FAQs page so that you're well prepared!

Don't see what you're looking for? Contact us to discuss customized programs!