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Event Series Collections Live! Mussel Memory

Collections Live! Mussel Memory

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY, United States

Take a moment to wade into our Digital Imaging Lab to reveal how digitization has brought our Freshwater Mussel Collection out of memories past and into the forefront of current research. No pre-registration required; activity is ongoing. All ages Included with Museum admission and free for members. Collections Live! is...

Event Series Pajama Night with Curious George

Pajama Night with Curious George

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY, United States

Put on your favorite PJs and experience the world of Curious George™: Let's Get Curious during the Museum's extended Wednesday hours! Meet Curious George* from 4:30 to 4:45 then join Museum staff for a story time at 6 p.m. All four floors of the Museum and the Curious George exhibit will be open until 9 p.m. Entry is included with regular...

Science After Hours: Eclipse

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY, United States

The Buffalo Museum of Science is partnering with Big Ditch Brewing on a limited edition WNY ECLIPSE Black IPA beer to help spread awareness and safety information about the upcoming April 8 total solar eclipse that will pass over Western New York. Join us for the launch party of this...

Story Time: Curious George Visits the Library (with guests from the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library System)

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY, United States

The adventures of Curious George await! Join us on Mondays where we will read a Curious George book aloud and then bring elements of the story to life with demonstrations, activities and sometimes special guests! This program is included with Museum admission and free for BMS members, no reservation required....

Collections Live! Processing Historic Images at the Buffalo Museum of Science

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY, United States

Have an interest in historic images? "Hidden Views: Salvaging Historic Images at the Buffalo Museum of Science" is a project that aims to digitize almost 2,000 historical images relating to the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, transforming them into available resources. Get a glimpse of some of these images and...

Collections Live! Go Fish! Processing Fish Scales

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY, United States

Collections Live: Go Fish! Processing Fish Scales is every Tuesday from 10am to 1pm in the Museum’s Biodiversity Science Studio located on the 3rd floor. Dive in with collections staff as they hunt for treasures hidden in the Hadley Fish Scale Collection, submerge yourself in the underwater world of the...

Collections Live! The Amazing, Awesome Arthropoda

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY, United States

Collections Live: The Amazing, Awesome Arthropoda is every Wednesday from 10am to 1pm on the Museum’s fourth floor (stair access only). Arthropods constitute roughly 75% of all animal life on earth! Catch an exclusive, behind-the-scenes glimpse into the Museum’s Invertebrate Zoology Collection, and bug out with museum professionals who are...

Pajama Night with Curious George

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY, United States

Put on your favorite PJs and experience the world of Curious George™: Let's Get Curious during the Museum's extended Wednesday hours! Meet Curious George* from 4:30 to 4:45 then join Museum staff for a story time at 6 p.m. All four floors of the Museum and the Curious George exhibit will be open until 9 p.m. Entry is included with regular...

Planetarium Shows

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY, United States

Join us on a tour of the skies over the Queen City and beyond. From solar eclipses to this season's stargazing targets, this program gives people of all ages the chance to ask questions and guide the program for a unique experience each time. Please call x394 for Accessibility information....

Solar Eclipse Safety Training

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY, United States

The April 8, 2024 Total Solar Eclipse is almost here! A total solar eclipse is an extremely rare and special event. Our communities will need as many trained volunteers as possible when the eclipse arrives. This hands-on workshop will teach you how to view the eclipse without the danger of damaging the eyes or affecting vision. We will discuss how the eclipse will unfold in detail so that you can guide others as to what to expect and how to prepare. A variety of safe eclipse viewing methods will be explained and demonstrated. This event is free with Museum admission,...