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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 10, 2017 - December 16, 2017
December 10, 2017 - December 16, 2017
Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tour (adults only): Pan-American Exposition
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 02:00pm - 04:00pm 

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.

The Pan-American Exposition The Museum played a significant role in the Pan-American Exposition. See the artifacts that thrilled visitors over a century ago. 

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

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CANCELLED: Open Make for Teens
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 06:30pm - 08:30pm 

Work with new materials and tools, explore new concepts and develop skills for life. Bring a friend and make some cool stuff to take home. Register by November 24.

Cost: $20; 10% discount for BMS Members


Makeshift Workshops
CANCELED: Don't Spoil the Fun: Food Preservation Panel | Ages 21+
Thursday, December 14, 2017 07:00pm - 09:00pm 

Join 'Science After Hours' as we talk about food preservation from the Pan-American Exposition to present day.  Hear about different methods, including traditional pickling and salting, to artificial preservatives and early concerns about food additives.  Complimentary preserved food samples, cash bar.  

Ages: Adults 21+
Cost: $25 per participant; $22.50 for BMS members


Special Programs
Specimen Identification
Saturday, December 16, 2017 11:00am - 02:00pm 

Bring in a geological specimen to be identified by the trained Museum staff.

Price: Free

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Special Programs
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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