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Everything ooey, gooey, sticky and FUN! Plus special extended hours!


On Saturday, April 7 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., join the Buffalo Museum of Science for Messfest, our annual celebration of everything ooey, gooey, sticky and fun! Guests of all ages can get messy with hands-on games and activities throughout the Museum.

Messtacular! Stage Show Performances: Join in on the fun with our very own "Professor of Mess" and experience the messiest of science experiments including: elephant toothpaste, mentos fountains, liquid nitrogen explosion and the Bernoulli toilet paper shooter! Each show is approximately 40 minutes in length.

Tickets for Stage Show performances are available at the Museum ($5)! Shows will take place at: 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 4:30 p.m.


Adults: $15
Children: $10
Seniors 62+, Military and Students with ID: $11

Admission to Messfest is FREE for BMS Members. There is an additional charge for Messtacular! performances. 

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

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