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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
Hours:

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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January 14, 2018 - January 20, 2018
January 14, 2018 - January 20, 2018

In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we're offering free admission for guests all day (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.) on Monday, January 15.

Holidays & Closings
Community Health Day sponsored by Independent Health
Monday, January 15, 2018 10:00am - 02:00pm 

Don't miss Community Health Day sponsored by Independent Health – a day for families to adopt healthy habits and make positive lifestyle changes together!

With a focus on health and wellness, you and your family will receive special giveaway bags and enjoy a variety of fun and interactive happenings, featuring:

  • Smoothie-making station with GObike Buffalo
  • Health and nutrition trivia wheel with prizes
  • Scavenger hunt and quiz in the “Explore YOU presented by Independent Health” health science studio
  • Sports team mascots including Buster Bison
  • …and more!

Date:  January 15, 2018 | 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. [Please note admission to the Buffalo Museum of Science is FREE for everyone all day through regular Museum hours (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)]

Ages: All


Special Events
Budding Scientists
Tuesday, January 16, 2018 09:00am - 11:30am 

This drop off program will engage your 3-5 year-old's in high-quality, developmentally-appropriate programs using the Museum's exhibits, collections and resources. For more information or to register, call 716.896.5200 x204.

Ages: 3-5


Special Programs
Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tour (Adults Only): Geology Rocks!
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 06:00pm - 08:00pm 

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.

Holmes! What kind of rock is this? Sedimentary, my dear Watson. Learn why this and other CoRn Y jokes are funny by investigating the Museum’s Geology Collection. What you see on display is just the tip of the iceberg. Come behind the scenes and see the rock cycle, marvel at our minerals and discover our large fossil collection.

Ages: adults 18+
Cost: $25 non-members, $15 BMS members
Registration deadline: one week in advance

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Tours
Budding Scientists
Thursday, January 18, 2018 09:00am - 11:30am 

This drop off program will engage your 3-5 year-old's in high-quality, developmentally-appropriate programs using the Museum's exhibits, collections and resources. For more information or to register, call 716.896.5200 x204.

Ages: 3-5


Special Programs
Homeschool Series | Petrology (Part 1)
Friday, January 19, 2018 01:30pm - 03:30pm 

Each session consists of two classes. Five paid registrants will be needed for the session to run. If registration is low, we will combine to one glass of ages 7-11.

Cost:
 $50 per child; 10% off for BMS Members
Class Groups: K-2, 3-6

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Homeschool Programs
Get a Clue
Friday, January 19, 2018 06:00pm - 09:00pm 

Teams of two to 10 people will work together to gather clues from witnesses located throughout the Museum to determine whodunit, along with the weapon of choice and the scene of the crime.

Ages: 21+
Cost: SOLD OUT!

Adult Events
LEGO E-Club
Saturday, January 20, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm 

LEGO E-Club is designed to provide kids with an enjoyable activity that stimulates and develops spatial intelligence. Students will build vehicles, buildings, gears and whatever leaps into their imaginations! Give your child time to relax, create, innovate and collaborate.

Ages: All
Cost: $25 + Museum admission; 10% discount for BMS Members

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Makeshift Workshops
Specimen Identification
Saturday, January 20, 2018 11:00am - 03:00pm 

Bring in a geological specimen (i.e. rock, mineral, fossil) to be identified by the trained Museum staff.

Price: Free with Museum admission


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Special 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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