Contact Us:

Phone: (716) 896-5200
Toll Free: (866) 291-6660

Contact Us: (716) 896-5200 | Toll Free: (866) 291-6660
Museum Location:

1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, New York 14211

Location: 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY 14211

Open 7 Days a Week
Mon-Sun 10am-4pm

Hours: Open 7 Days a Week | Mon-Sun 10am-4pm

Schedule a group workshop at the Museum!

Museum workshops are a great way to provide your students or group with an in-depth, facilitated experience exploring science topics that support New York State Teaching Standards. For full descriptions of our workshops, download a copy of our Educator's Guide.

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Featured Workshops

Dinosaurs, Mastodons and More
Examine real and replicated fossils. Using knowledge about animals today, they will be able to hypothesize about animals that lived long ago. MST 1,2,4,6

On the Brink - Life and Death in the Real World, Past and Present
Dig into New York's ancient past and discover the local fossils as we "dig," experiment and explore how "the way it was" shapes the way it is.Grades 3-8. MST 1,4,6,7

Workshop Topics & Standards


Grades K-3. MST 1,4,6

Cycles of Change
Grades K-3. MST 1,4,6


Grades K-8. SS 1,2,3,5

Digging into the Past
Grades 1-6. SS 2,3


Cycles in Nature
Grades Pre-K - 2. Pre-K Common Core D1) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, D3) 2, 3, D5) All

Tour of Ecosystems
Grades K-6. MST 1,4,6,7 / SS 3

Does It Make a Difference? The Face of Biodiversity
Grades 2-8. MST 1,4,6,7 / SS 1,3

Classification: That's the Name of the Game!
Grades 2-8. MST 1,4,6 / SS 1,3

Wild Adaptations
Grades 3-8. MST 1,4,6,7


Healthy Habitats*
Grades PreK-5. MST 1,4,5,7. 1-hour program.

Bodies Are Us
Grades 2-8. MST 1,2,4,5,6,7

Comparative Anatomy Dissections*
Grades 4-12. MST 1,4, Appendix A.

Diseases: Genetic vs. Environment


Simple Machines Made Simple
Grades Pre-K - 2. Pre-K Common Core: D)1 All D3) 2,3 D5) All

Crime Investigation*
Grades 3-5. MST 1,2,4,5,6,7

Design Challenges
Choose: Marooned or Junkyard Design. Grades 2-8. MST 1,2,4,5,6,7

Simple Machines
Grades 3-5. MST 1,4,5,6,7

Engineer It
Grades 3-8. ELA 1 / MST 1,5,7 / CDOS 1,2,3

Science Skills
Grades 4 and 8. MST 1,3,4


Dynamic Earth: Rocks, Minerals and More
Grades K-8. MST 1,2,4,6 / SS 3

Weather and Climate
Grades K-8. MST 1,2,3,6 / SS 3

Our Place in Space
Grades 2-8. MST 1,2,3,4,6 / SS 3

Living in Space
Grades 3-12. MST 1,2,4,6,7 / SS 3


Healthy Bodies
Grades 3-8. MST 1,3,4,5,6,7 / HPE & FCS 1,2,3


Dinosaurs and Fossil Fun
Grades Pre-K - 2. Pre-K Common Core: D1) All D3) 2,3 D5) All

Dinosaurs, Mastodons and More
Grades 2-5. MST 1,2,4,6

On the Brink - Life and Death in the Real World, Past and Present
Grades 3-8. MST 1,4,6,7

Extinction is Forever
Grades 3-8. MST 1,4,6,7

Climate Change: Past, Present and Future
Grades 3-12. MST 1,2,3,4,6,7 / SS 3

Evolution, Ecology and the Environment
Grades 5-12. MST 1,2,3,4,6,7

Workshop Pricing

$10 per student
Includes self-guided visit of the museum; prices based on groups of 10 or more when booked at least 2 weeks in advance

Length: 1 - 1.5 hours

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

Workshops are hands-on, minds-on, theme-based, and customized to be age-appropriate. They are specifically designed to encourage inquiry and student-directed learning.

*Notes workshop is also an Outreach Program


Arts = The Arts
CDOS = Career Development & Occupational Studies
ELA = English Language Arts
FCS = Family & Consumer Science
HPE = Health, Physical Education
MST = Math, Science & Technology
SS = Social Studies

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!

General Admission

$11 Adults
$9 Seniors 62+
$9 Students/Military with ID
$8 Children 2-17

FREE for Museum Members and children under 2

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