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!


MORE ADULT PROGRAMS AT TIFFT! Click here to see even more 18+ programs available at Tifft Nature Preserve.

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Fundraising Events

  • Get a Clue | Ages 21+

    $25 | Friday, January 19 | 6 - 9 p.m.

    Our Museum murder mystery fundraising event offering life-size board game fun is back! Tickets include the murder mystery game, a cash bar (beer and wine), food for sale and access to all of the Museum's exhibits and galleries. Tickets are on sale now!

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  • Beerology | Ages 21+

    $25 | Saturday, March 24 | 7 - 10 p.m.

    Learn about the science of beer and have your science on tap at this annual fundraising event! Sample beers and other brews from some of the best micro-breweries in the area, snack on beer-friendly foods and enjoy presentations on home brewing and a variety of beer-related topics and more.


Science After Hours

  • Science of Attraction | Ages 21+

    $16 | Thursday, February 8 | 7 - 9 p.m.

    Examine love in the natural world! University at Buffalo’s Dr. Lance Rintamaki talks science of sex communication and the dynamics of social attraction and communication between sexual partners, including biological, socio-cultural and mediated variables that affect sexual attitudes, beliefs and behaviors.

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SciNights Adult Workshops

  • Structures of Flight | Ages 18+

    $15 | Wednesday, January 10 | 6 - 7 p.m.

    Give yourself a lift with a hands-on exploration of feather structure and wing dynamics. Explore the microscopic structures used for IDs in forensic ornithology.

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  • pH Drinks & Colorful Cocktails | Ages 18+

    $15 | Wednesday, January 24 | 6 - 7 p.m.

    Learn how to up your cocktail and mocktail game with color-changing mix-ins. Turn the tint using butterfly pea blossoms, lemon and “basic” additions, all while learning a bit of chemistry.

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  • Beading in Binary | Ages 18+

    $15 | Wednesday, February 7 | 6:30 - 8 p.m.

    Learn a bit of code to build a binary strand showing a name in ASCII for an encrypted token of love.

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  • Copper Oxide Painting | Ages 18+

    $15 | Wednesday, February 21 | 7 - 8:30 p.m.

    Explore 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

  • Geology Rocks | Ages 18+

    $25 | Wednesday, January 17 | 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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  • Cabinet of Curiosities | Ages 18+

    $25 | Friday, January 26 | 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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  • Knox Your Average Piggy Bank | Ages 18+

    $25 | Wednesday, January 31 | 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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  • Geology Rocks | Ages 18+

    $25 | Friday, February 9 | 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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  • Cabinet of Curiosities | Ages 18+

    $25 | Wednesday, February 14 | 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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  • Knox Your Average Piggy Bank | Ages 18+

    $25 | Tuesday, February 27 | 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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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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