Step into the National Geographic 3D Cinema at the Buffalo Museum of Science and get ready to travel the world and beyond right from your seat! A new film is added every few months, so check back regularly to see our latest offerings.
Before enjoying your film, stop by the Cinema Concession Counter for popcorn, drinks and other snacks and refreshments.
- BMS Members
*Non-Members are required to purchase general museum admission in order to experience our 3D films.
Filmed over the course of a year, National Geographic's Meerkats 3D follows an extraordinary – not to mention adorable - family that stands just 12 inches tall. Discover how these tiny but strong creatures survive in the harsh desert, led by the family’s tenacious matriarch, Klinky. Her daunting task is to both protect the offspring she has as well as produce more pups to ensure the family’s survival for generations to come. Together, this family of 20 will battle a rival gang to protect their territory, their pups and their lives as they also contend with the desolate environment which is their home.
Space exploration—our greatest adventure—is having a big impact on our lives. It’s helping us to discover a universe of unimaginable scale and beauty, and it’s reaching down into our world and influencing the way we live.
To Space & Back takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and incredible engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day. What’s happening above is coming back down to Earth!
Discover how we’ve been changed by space exploration, and what we owe to curiosity and the spirit of discovery.
A new 3D giant screen film adventure takes audiences on an extraordinary journey into unseen worlds and hidden dimensions beyond our normal vision to uncover the mysteries of things too fast, too slow, too small or simply invisible.
MYSTERIES OF THE UNSEEN WORLD, An original production by National Geographic Studios and Day’s End Pictures, narrated by Forest Whitaker. Created by an award-winning veteran film team, the new 40-minute large format experience is produced by Jini Dürr.
MYSTERIES OF THE UNSEEN WORLD uses innovative high-speed and time-lapse photography, electron microscopy, and nanotechnology, to transport audiences to an enthralling secret world of nature, events, and breathtaking phenomena not visible to the naked eye.