Join the Museum and rediscover the world
every time you visit!

Join the thousands of families who are treating themselves to 12 months of unlimited general admission and discounts on our camps, programs and events. In addition you receive free or discounted admission to over 350 science and children's museums worldwide (local restrictions apply) through the ASTC Passport Program! Please note that based on these restrictions, the Buffalo Museum of Science does not have a reciprocal admission agreement with the Ontario Science Centre.

To become a member or renew your membership, click on the "Join or Renew Now" button below to submit your information via our secure website. If you have any questions or prefer to speak with us directly, please call (716) 896-5200, ext. 311. 

Membership Renewals and Early Renewal Discount:

Museum Members who renew their membership before it expires can save 10% on their renewal fee! To receive the discount, visit the BMS admissions desk, call 716.896.5200 x311 or use the discount code shared in your renewal letter.

Give the gift of Museum Membership!

It's the perfect holiday or birthday gift for the family or child that has everything!

Basic Membership

Individual - $50 / year

  • Enjoy FREE* and unlimited general admission for 12 months
  • FREE or discounted admission to over 350 science and children's museums worldwide through the ASTC Passport program
  • Discounted admission to National Geographic 3D Cinema
  • Exclusive invitations to members-only Appreciation Events
  • Discounts for camps, (Over)Night at the Museum, events, programs, and the Curiosity Shop
  • Bimonthly program guide mailed directly to your home, monthly member e-newsletter, and email updates
  • Special offers for birthday parties at BMS and Tifft

(*Exclusions may apply due to contractual agreements with certain exhibits)


Family - $70 / year

Benefits of Individual Membership for up to two adults and their children (under the age of 18) living in the same household.


Senior - $45 / year

Benefits of Individual Membership for one senior (62+) adult.


Senior Couple - $55 / year

Individual Membership benefits for two senior adults in the same household 62 years of age or older.


Student - $30 / year

Benefits of Individual Membership at a special rate. Must present valid full-time student identification, not available for online purchase.


Grandparent - $65 / year

Individual Membership benefits for up to two adults living in the same household and four children (per visit).


Military - $55 / year

Discounted family membership with presentation of Military ID. Not available for online purchase.

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Enhanced PLUS Membership Levels

For just $10 more, you may bring one free general museum admission
guest per visit.*


Individual PLUS - $60 / year

Benefits of Individual Membership PLUS one free general museum admission guest per visit.*


Family PLUS - $80 / year

Benefits of Family Membership PLUS one free general museum admission guest per visit.*


Grandparent PLUS - $75 / year

Benefits of Grandparent Membership PLUS one free general museum admission guest per visit.*

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*Please note that Plus guests are not museum members and cannot come to the museum without the named member adults. In addition, they cannot take the children of members without the presence of the named member adults.

Seymour's Circle Memberships

NEW BENEFIT - Contributing and Sustaining memberships now include one (1) free general museum admission guest per visit!*


Contributing - $150 / year

Basic Family Membership benefits, plus:

  • One free general admission guest per visit*
  • Exclusive Invitations to Members’ Receptions of exhibits
  • Four (4) general admission guest passes to use at any time during the length of the 12-month membership

Sustaining - $250 / year

Basic Family Membership benefits, plus:

  • One free general admission guest per visit*
  • Exclusive Invitations to Members’ Receptions of exhibits
  • Eight (8) general admission guest passes to use at any time during the length of the 12-month membership
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*Please note that Plus guests are not museum members and cannot come to the museum without the named member adults. In addition, they cannot take the children of members without the presence of the named member adults.