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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. - Tues.: 10am - 4pm
Wed.: 10am - 9pm
Thurs. - Sun.: 10am - 4pm

Hours: Open 7 Days a Week | Mon-Tues 10am - 4pm, Wed: 10am - 9pm, Thurs-Sun: 10am - 4pm

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December 03, 2017 - December 09, 2017
December 03, 2017 - December 09, 2017
Crime Investigation Camp-In
Saturday, December 02, 2017 05:30pm - 09:00am 

Explore and experience the Museum at night! Enjoy a fun-filled evening including hands-on science, crafts, a night time snack, a movie, breakfast and access to all the exhibits.

For ages 6-12. $30/child, $22/adult; membership discounts do no applyRegister at least 15 days in advance by contacting Betsy Vazquez at or 716.896.5200 x345.

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Paleo Party "Cheese" Balls | Ages 21+
Wednesday, December 06, 2017 06:00pm - 08:00pm 

No holiday celebration is complete without cheese, so get into the spirit by learning about paleo and dairy-free alternatives for cheese lovers.  From cheese balls to sliced cheese, learn what ingredients give you the taste and texture you're craving.  Each participant will make and take home their own cheese ball and engraved slate cheese tray.  

Ages: adults 21+
Cost: $35 per participant, plus museum admission; $31.50 for BMS members
Registration deadline: November 29


Special Programs

Did you know the Museum houses over 700,000 specimens in our collection, or that a significant part of the collection pertains to the Greater Niagara Region? Get behind-the-scenes to see what few have seen and explore our research, special, and teaching collections in themed tours taking place throughout the month. Tours are approximately 2 hours in length.

Mastodons in our Backyard: The Byron Dig Seymour isn’t the only Mastodon at the Museum! Learn more about the Museum’s Mastodons excavated from the local Genesee County dig site and take a look at the specimens that teach us about life on the Niagara Frontier over 10,000 years ago. 

Ages: Adults 18+
Cost: $25 non-members (includes Museum admission) / $15 BMS members
Registration deadline: one week in advance

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Advanced Dissection Discoveries | Grass Frogs
Saturday, December 09, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm 

Investigate and explore the inner workings of organisms around us! Try your hand at an advanced level dissection in the Human Lab Workshop lead by one of the Museum's education facilitators. This month, we will be dissecting Grass Frogs!

Cost: $15; 10% off for BMS Members
Ages: 8+; due to the use of sharp instruments, an adult should remain present for the duration of the program

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Dissection Discovery Workshops
Science Magic Camp-In
Saturday, December 09, 2017 05:00pm - 09:00am 

What do air, paper and people have in common? They are all things you can use to do fun and magical science that will amaze your friends! Imagine lifting someone into the air using your breath or making a paper hole big enough for you to fit your body through. These activities and more are all part of the fun!

For ages 6-12. $30/child, $22/adult; membership discount does not applyRegister at least 15 days in advance by contacting Betsy Vazquez at or 716.896.5200 x345.

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General Admission

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

FREE for Museum Members and children under 2

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