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
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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The Buffalo Museum of Science offers an entire suite of programs geared specifically for adults!

Whether you're a hands-on learner interested in a Behind-the-Scenes Collections tour or a Wednesday SciNights workshop, or want to explore the Museum at your own pace during a Science After Hours event, there's something for everyone.

Become a BMS member and save 10% on all adult programs!


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Science After Hours | Ages 21+

  • Rock, Paper, Scissors | May 10

    $16 | Thursday, May 10 | 6 - 9 p.m.

    Explore the Museum and participate in a Rock, Paper, Scissors tournament challenge! Plus, see unusual highlights from the Museum's collections of sharp things, try your hand at making paper, or figure out which rock's hardest in a scratch test. Cash bar.

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  • Tiny Worlds Inside | June 7

    $16 | Thursday, June 7 | 6 - 9 p.m.

    Join University at Buffalo's Genome, Environment and Microbiome Community of Excellence for an evening exploring the worlds within us. Peer into cellular depths at microscope stations and listen to inner gurgles with stethoscopes. Featuring performances and artist talks from "Balancing Act." Cash bar.

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SciNight Adult Workshops | Ages 18+

  • The Shape of Color | April 25

    $15 | Wednesday, April 25 | 6 - 7 p.m.

    Color and shape are linked in this mind-bending investigation of how we perceive color and iridescence in the natural world.

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  • Members Only! Adult Crayon Melt | May 16

    $15 | Wednesday, May 16 | 6:30 - 8 p.m.

    Members only! Use crayons and canvas to create a unique piece of artwork. All materials included. Register online by May 12.

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  • Paper Marbling | May 23

    $15 | Wednesday, May 23 | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Tap into the chaotic creativity of fluid dynamics, and learn methods bookmakers have been using for centuries. Learn the paper marbling process from start to finish, and make a sheet of your own! All materials included.

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  • Cylinder Seals | June 13

    $15 | Wednesday, June 13 | 6:30 - 8 p.m.

    Explore the Museum's collection of ancient Mesopotamian cylinder seals and learn how to make a seal of your own. All materials included.

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  • Copper Oxide Painting | June 20

    $15 | Wednesday, June 20 | 6:30 - 8 p.m.

    View metalworks of the past and create one of your own. Walk and talk in Artifacts for inspiration from the Collections. Use oxidizing paints to transform metal into works of art while learning about controlling chemical processes.

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Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tours | Ages 18+

  • Cabinet of Curiosities | April 11

    $25 | Wednesday, April 11 | 5 - 7 p.m.

    Take a peek into the Vertebrate Zoology Collection's spine tingling Cabinet of Curiosities to explore the mind bending stories of some of nature's unique freaks, morbid mistakes and seemingly scientific impossibilities! Marvel at obscure oddities, glimpse the wildly unusual and satisfy your macabre interests. Feeling enticed yet? We invite (dare) you to join us for a hair raising tour to get an eyeful of all this, and more... You truly never know what you might encounter in the Cabinet!

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  • Geology Rocks | April 27

    $25 | Friday, April 27 | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    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.

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  • Knox Your Average Piggy Bank | April 19

    $25 | Thursday, April 19 | 2 - 4 p.m.

    Teeth and hair and cheese, oh my! Have you ever wondered how people “paid” for things before the adoption of standardized money? Here is your chance to find out. Come behind the scenes and learn about the Knox Money Collection and the evolution of money.

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  • Cabinet of Curiosities | May 9

    $25 | Wednesday, May 9 | 4 - 6 p.m.

    Take a peek into the Vertebrate Zoology Collection's spine tingling Cabinet of Curiosities to explore the mind bending stories of some of nature's unique freaks, morbid mistakes and seemingly scientific impossibilities! Marvel at obscure oddities, glimpse the wildly unusual and satisfy your macabre interests. Feeling enticed yet? We invite (dare) you to join us for a hair raising tour to get an eyeful of all this, and more... You truly never know what you might encounter in the Cabinet!

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  • Geology Rocks | May 18

    $25 | Friday, May 18 | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    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.

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  • Knox Your Average Piggy Bank | May 31

    $25 | Thursday, May 31 | 2 - 4 p.m.

    Teeth and hair and cheese, oh my! Have you ever wondered how people “paid” for things before the adoption of standardized money? Here is your chance to find out. Come behind the scenes and learn about the Knox Money Collection and the evolution of money.

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  • Geology Rocks | June 13

    $25 | Wednesday, June 13 | 6 - 8 p.m.

    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.

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  • Knox Your Average Piggy Bank | June 21

    $25 | Thursday, May 21 | 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Teeth and hair and cheese, oh my! Have you ever wondered how people “paid” for things before the adoption of standardized money? Here is your chance to find out. Come behind the scenes and learn about the Knox Money Collection and the evolution of money.

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  • Cabinet of Curiosities | June 29

    $25 | Friday, June 29 | 2 - 4 p.m.

    Take a peek into the Vertebrate Zoology Collection's spine tingling Cabinet of Curiosities to explore the mind bending stories of some of nature's unique freaks, morbid mistakes and seemingly scientific impossibilities! Marvel at obscure oddities, glimpse the wildly unusual and satisfy your macabre interests. Feeling enticed yet? We invite (dare) you to join us for a hair raising tour to get an eyeful of all this, and more... You truly never know what you might encounter in the Cabinet!

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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

PLEASE NOTE: The Buffalo in Space science studio on the 4th floor will be CLOSED April 16-21 due to construction. We apologize for the inconvenience!

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