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Think of us as an extension of your classroom

Join the list of school, preschool, camp and daycare groups that explore our hands-on exhibits, workshops and themed programming every year! We offer our most-requested school programs on our website and in our Educator’s Guide, but we are happy to customize a program to support your content needs through self-guided or facilitated experiences. Just give us a call at 716.896.5200 x338 or send us an email to learn more.

Our offerings support New York State Learning Standards:

We know you want the most out of your experience, which is why we aim to support New York State learning standards with all of our school programming. Download our Educator’s Guide for full descriptions of our programs and the standards they support.

Self-Guided Tours

Explore the museum with your students! Our state-of-the-art science studios foster hands-on and inquiry-based learning that aligns with your STEM curriculum. There’s something for everyone!

Guided Tours

Looking for a more structured visit? Join our docents on an engaging tour through the museum’s science studios.


For a more in-depth experience, enrich your school’s trip with special themed activities with our team of facilitators!

3D Cinema

See a 3D film in the Buffalo Museum of Science 3D Cinema. Three films offered daily; Groups are $2.00 per person for 20-minute films and $3.00 per person for 40-minute films.

Special Exhibits

We regularly offer limited-time exhibits or experiences as part of our daily offerings, but be sure add it to your itinerary!

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