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Indigenous Attractions at the Museum

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

Local retail shop Indigenous Attractions will be joining us Saturdays throughout November, as part of our #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth celebration! Stop by to learn about Indigenous culture and get a head start on your holiday shopping by ethically supporting Indigenous craftsmanship. Some one-of-a-kind crafts made by the Indigenous community will be available for purchase! Indigenous...

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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...

Annual William C. Vaughan Memorial Lecture

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

Why is a bird red and not blue? Have plumage colors and color vision co-evolved in birds? Join us for the 29th Annual William C. Vaughan Memorial Lecture with speaker Trevor Price, University of Chicago Department of Ecology and Evolution. The lecture will focus on the evolution of color vision...

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Public Tours

Take a deeper look into our science studios with a member of our education staff. Join us for a rotation of 30-minute tours showcasing our Artifacts, Rethink Extinct and Biodiversity Science Studios. Day Available: Weekly on Fridays Times Available: 11:00 – 11:30 a.m. or 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Ages: All...

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Indigenous Attractions at the Museum

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

Local retail shop Indigenous Attractions will be joining us Saturdays throughout November, as part of our #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth celebration! Stop by to learn about Indigenous culture and get a head start on your holiday shopping by ethically supporting Indigenous craftsmanship. Some one-of-a-kind crafts made by the Indigenous community will be available for purchase! Indigenous...

SOLD OUT! 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. Ages: 3 -5 Cost: $5 per child with Museum admission, FREE for Museum Members Advanced 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...

SOLD OUT! SciNight Workshop: Insect Pinning

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

Hear the inside story behind the Museum's stunning BUGWORKS sign. Learn how to do it yourself in this workshop on relaxing and pinning moths and butterflies. Each participant will receive their own pinning board, spreading materials and specimens to take home. Ages: 18+ Cost: $20 per participant (BMS Members save 10%)

SOLD OUT! 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...

SOLD OUT! Art of Science

Buffalo Museum of Science 1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, NY

Create your own science craft and learn how it relates to one of our interactive science studios. All materials provided. Ages: 3 -5 Cost: FREE with Museum admission! Advanced registration required.