Behind-the-Scenes Collection Tour: Cabinet of Curiosities

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

Did you know the Museum houses more than 700,000 specimens and artifacts? Go behind the scenes to see what few have seen and explore the Museum’s Collection. Tours are approximately two hours in length. Take a peek into the Vertebrate Zoology Collection's spine tingling Cabinet of Curiosities to explore the...

Celebrating National Kazoo Day

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

On January 28th, the nation will celebrate a whimsical instrument that takes us back to our childhood and has strong ties to Western New York. National Kazoo Day is an annual celebration of the joy and history of this small, classic instrument. For years, kazoos have made their way into...

Behind-the-Scenes Collection Tour: Geology Rocks!

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

Did you know the Museum houses more than 700,000 specimens and artifacts? Go behind the scenes to see what few have seen and explore the Museum’s Collection. Tours are approximately two hours in length. Holmes! What kind of rock is this? Sedimentary, my dear Watson. Learn why this and other...

Conversations in Science: Antarctic Living

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

Join us on Zoom for a chat with geologists as they reflect on their time at the McMurdo Station, a United States Antarctic research station on Ross Island. Hear what the life of a scientist can be like in the southern land of 24 hour sun. From drilling cores to...

Valentine’s Day at the Museum

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

Share your love of science with someone special! Bring a date for free with your membership or paid general admission. Nonmembers: Purchase one general admission and receive one free general admission for a guest! Members: Bring one additional guest on your visit for free! Valid on general admission when purchased...

Wee Explorer Storytime: Just Dig It

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

Does your child love dinosaurs? Come to a special edition of story time where we will learn all about the ancient creatures that once roamed the earth and even dig up some surprises! All materials provided. Ages: 3 -5 Cost: $5 per child with Museum admission, FREE for Museum Members...

Art of Science

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

Create your own science craft and learn how it relates to our new traveling exhibit, Antarctic Dinosaurs. All materials provided. Does not include admission into Antarctic Dinosaurs.  Ages: 3 -5 Cost: FREE with Museum admission! Advanced registration required.

University at Buffalo Engineering Day

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

National Engineers Week is back! For 2022 we are Reimagining the Possible with activities to connect and inspire young minds. From alternative technologies to innovative designs, discover what is going on right here in Buffalo and around the world. National Engineers Week at the Buffalo Museum of Science is presented...

National Engineers Week presented by Linde

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

National Engineers Week is back! For 2022 we are Reimagining the Possible with activities to connect and inspire young minds. From alternative technologies to innovative designs, discover what is going on right here in Buffalo and around the world. Activities run from 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. each day! Ages:...

Discovery Camp: Exploring the Extremes

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

Do you have what it takes? Take a look into life in the harshest environments known to humans. Brave the Antarctic cold, plunge into the depths of the sea and journey through a harsh desert. Ages: 5-12 (Campers will be divided into classrooms by grade level) Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30...