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
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Build. Craft. Invent. Play. Make!

Love to tinker with gadgets and take things apart to learn how they work? Are you amazed by your do-it-yourselfer's creativity and curiosity? If you're nodding your head to any of these questions, you need to attend the fourth annual Buffalo Mini Maker Faire on Saturday, May 20 from 10am-4pm! 

Maker Faire events celebrate creativity, invention, and the do it yourself (DIY) spirit. In the most general terms a maker is “a person that makes or produces something.” Buffalo Mini Maker Faire will showcase a diverse mix of makers ranging from tech enthusiasts, amateur scientists and garage tinkerers, to kids who build and design cool stuff. The call for makers is now open! Click here to apply!

Makers include, but are certainly not limited to, the following:

  • Scientists
  • Robotics, builders & clubs
  • 3D printing enthusiasts
  • Woodworkers, machinists & welders
  • App designers
  • Food makers, growers & foragers
  • Drone enthusiasts & builders
  • Knitters, weavers & yarn bombers
  • Engineers
  • Artists & sculptors
  • Fashion designers, costume makers
  • Automotive, motorcycle and bicycle designer/builders
  • Musical instrument makers
  • Lego, K’Nex & other builders
  • Puppeteers
  • Inventors & tinkerers
  • Cosplayers
  • Musicians
  • Performers, actors, comedians

    To learn more about the Makers who will be exhibiting their creations, click here.

    COMING SOON: Pre-purchase your tickets online!
    Save time in line the day of the event and purchase your event tickets in advance. Not a Museum member? Add a membership to your cart before checkout and receive free event admission for everyone covered under your membership level.



    To ensure that sufficient general admission and workshop tickets are available at the door the day of the event, pre-purchase tickets are limited.

    Member discounts on admission and workshops will be applied at checkout once you login using the email address associated with your member record. While Buffalo Mini Maker Faire is included with Museum admission and free for members, members are still required to order tickets to attend however no fee will be applied unless you are also purchasing ticket(s) to a workshop.


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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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