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.

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Science After Hours | Ages 21+

  • Mars! | July 27

    $16 | Friday, July 27 | 6 - 9 p.m.

    Mars might just be closer to home that you expect. The Red Planet looms bright in the sky as we explore our relationship to all things Martian. Rust, redness, rovers. Cash bar.

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  • Rock, Paper, Scissors (RESCHEDULED!) | August 24

    $16 | Friday, August 24 | 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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SciNight Adult Workshops | Ages 18+

  • 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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  • RESCHEDULED! Copper Oxide Painting | June 27

    $15 | Wednesday, June 27 | 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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  • Solar Prints | July 18

    $15 | Wednesday, July 18 | 7:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Harness the power of the sun in creating beautiful camera-free photographs. Explore the process of cyanotyping and develop a stunning work of your own (On rooftop, weather permitting).

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  • Butterfly Pinning | August 1

    $15 | Wednesday, August 1 | 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

    Hear the inside story behind the Museum's stunning BUGWORKS sign. Learn how to do it yourself in this workshop on relaxing and pinning moths and butterflies. Pinning board are available for use during the program, or $13 to take home. BYO bug if you like!

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  • pH Drinks | August 15

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

    Up your cocktail and mocktail game with color-changing mix-ins. Unleash beautiful blues and vibrant pinks with all-natural herbal help. How many colors can you coax out of your blends?

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Behind-the-Scenes Collections Tours | Ages 18+

  • 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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  • Knox Your Average Piggy Bank | July 10

    $25 | Tuesday, July 10 | 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 | July 20

    $25 | Friday, July 20 | 10 a.m. - 12 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 | July 25

    $25 | Wednesday, July 25 | 6 - 8 p.m.

    Holmes! What kind of rock is this? Sedimentary, my dear Watson. Learn why this and other CoRnY 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 | August 8

    $25 | Wednesday, August 8| 6 - 8 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 | August 16

    $25 | Thursday, August 16 | 2 - 4 p.m.

    Holmes! What kind of rock is this? Sedimentary, my dear Watson. Learn why this and other CoRnY 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 | August 24

    $25 | Friday, August 24 | 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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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 Museum will close at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, for our Tifft at Twilight event.  We apologize for the inconvenience!

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