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

Facilitated hands-on programs right in your classroom!

Our Classroom Outreach programs are hands-on facilitated experiences perfect for individual classes or separate groups of classes. Choose from a variety of topics to support your desired curriculum. If you don't see what you're looking for, don't hesitate to contact us at 716.896.5200 x338 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn how we can customize a program to meet your needs.

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Featured Classroom Outreach Program

Star Lab Outreach

Constellations and star stories! Up to five, 20-minute sessions. 100-125 people maximum. Large space and high ceilings needed. Call 716.896.5200 x338 for more details. $350 for 2-hour daytime program, $450 for 2-hour evening program.

MST 1,2,4,6

Classroom Outreach Programs


Students play paleontologists as they examine the fossilized teeth, horns, and claws of various dinosaurs to learn about the unique adaptations of these ancient beasts! Grades PreK-2. MST 1,4,5,6 / SS 1,3

Insects and their Relatives

Explore insect and bug anatomy and the fascinating behaviors of these creepy and crawly inhabitants of the natural world. Grades PreK-2. MST 1,4,6 / SS 1,3


Students will learn the basics of a healthy lifestyle. Teeth brushing, hand washing, healthy eating, and exercising will all be covered through hands-on, interactive activities. Grades PreK-5. MST 1,4,5,7


Students will learn about electricity by building circuits using lights and switches and testing for conductors and insulators. Grades K-6. MST 1,2,4,6,7 / Arts 1,2,3,4


Students will determine chemical reactions by examining the properties of matter, classify finger prints and match them to evidence, and use the science of chromatography to interpret inks. Grades 3-8. MST 1,2,4,5,6,7


Learn about molecules, phase changes, explosions, pressure, and density through engaging demonstrations using liquid nitrogen. Grades 3-8. This program has a materials fee. MST 1,4,6


Explore the "magic" of physics, biology, ecology and chemistry through topics such as light theory, pressure, polymers, chemical reactions, and biological phenomenon. Grades 3-12. This program has a materials fee. MST 1,4


Choose from our wide selection of specimens and give your students a unique hands-on experience to deconstruct and investigate body systems as well as to analyze how structure relates to function and evolution. Grades 4-12. Additional lab fees apply, must be booked a minimum of 4 weeks in advance. MST 1,4 Appendix A

Classroom Outreach Pricing

 per classroom
$85 per additional program on same day

$150 per classroom
$100 per additional program on same day

And additional mileage fee will be added for round trip travel.

**Notes program can also be done as Assembly Program.

Capacity & Program Length

Due to the hands-on and interactive nature of our programs and to ensure the best possible quality experience, we ask that you respect our class size limits.

Pre-K Programs:
Limit: 20 students
30-45 minutes

All Other Grades:
Limit: 30 students
45-60 minutes

If limits are exceeded, an additional fee of $85 (daytime program) or $100 (evening/weekend program) will be added.


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

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Call 716.896.5200 x338
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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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