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Collections Live: Geology with Joe

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a museum? Museums take care of ‘collections’ – but what does that mean? Collections LIVE is a new initiative to turn the museum ‘inside-out’! Previously backstage activities will be taking place in public spaces – check out what goes...

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Collections Live: Herbarium

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

Collections Live: Herbarium – a Botanical Legacy Fascinated by flora? Discover one of the oldest herbaria in the nation, and witness how museum professionals curate and expand this vast botanical treasure. Age: All ages Cost: Included with Museum admission, and free for members Located on the 4th floor in the Entomology Collection. No...

Small Change, BIG Impact

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

This fall, the Museum will welcome three temporary exhibits centered around the theme of conservation: Victoria Fuller’s dynamic sculpture in FIND WHY: Vanishing Rhino, Nancy Macko’s The Fragile Bee, and SNOW: Tiny Crystals, Global Impact. Their unifying theme of impact to ecosystems through small changes leads the BSNS to consider...

Snow: Tiny Crystals, Global Impact Exhibit Opening

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

Snow: Tiny Crystals, Global Impact is a traveling exhibition about the nature and wonder of snow and the impact of climate change on our snowy planet. Visitors explore how snow shapes and sustains life on Earth, snow’s vital roles in sustaining our water supply and cooling our planet, and the...

Fragile Bee Exhibit Opening

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

In the photography exhibition The Fragile Bee, artist Nancy Macko looks closely at the world of bees, not only to examine their biology and somatic features, but also to study their habitat and highly organized society. This compelling work is not only meant to inform the public about the plight...

1-Day Discovery Camps (Ages 9-12)

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

Give your child a day of exploration and fun at the Buffalo Museum of Science. This one-day camp celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day through innovations and Native individuals in STEM fields. (Late pick-up available until 5:30 p.m.) Age: 9-12 Cost: $60 per camper (BMS Members save 10%)

1-Day Discovery Camps (Ages 5-8)

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

Give your child a day of exploration and fun at the Buffalo Museum of Science. This one-day camp celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day through innovations and Native individuals in STEM fields. (Late pick-up available until 5:30 p.m.) Age: 5-8 Cost: $60 per camper (BMS Members save 10%)

Wee Explorer Storytime

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

Connect your child with curiosity through the magic of stories! Enjoy a book read-along with a fun hands-on experiment in the Sprouts classroom. All materials provided. Age: 3-5 Cost: $5 per child. Registration required.

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Collections Live: Geology with Joe

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at a museum? Museums take care of ‘collections’ – but what does that mean? Collections LIVE is a new initiative to turn the museum ‘inside-out’! Previously backstage activities will be taking place in public spaces – check out what goes...

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Geology Rocks!

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

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...