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Become a member today

Join the thousands of families who are treating themselves to 12 months of unlimited general admission and discounts on our camps, programs and events. Members also receive free or discounted admission to more than 350 science and children’s museums worldwide (local restrictions apply) through the ASTC Passport ProgramPlease note that based on these restrictions, the Buffalo Museum of Science does not have a reciprocal admission agreement with the Ontario Science Centre or Rochester Museum and Science Center.

To become a member or renew your membership, click on the “Join or Renew Now” button below to submit your information via our secure website. If you have any questions or prefer to speak with us directly, please call 716.896.5200 x311.

Membership Renewals and Early Renewal Discount:

Museum Members who renew their membership before it expires can save 10% on their renewal fee! To receive the discount, visit the BMS admissions desk, call 716.896.5200 x311 or use the discount code shared in your renewal letter.

Membership Discounts

The Buffalo Museum of Science offers multiple discounts for area partners such as Fantasy Island and Aquarium of Niagara. These discounts are only available by visiting the BMS admissions desk.

Refund Policy

See HERE.

Downloading Membership Cards

The Buffalo Museum of Science has transitioned to digital Membership Cards via the FREE eMembership Card app. The digital cards contain the same valuable information such as name, address, membership number, membership level and expiration date. We will only be mailing membership cards to households that specifically request them. You can access the download instructions HERE.

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Membership Options

Give the gift of Museum Membership! It’s the perfect holiday or birthday gift for the family or child that has everything!

Individual - $50

  • Enjoy FREE* and unlimited general admission for 12 months for ONE (1) named adult 18+
  • FREE or discounted admission to more than 350 science and children’s museums worldwide through the ASTC Passport program
  • Discounted admission to the Buffalo Museum of Science 3D Cinema.
  • Exclusive invitations to members-only events
  • Discounts for camps, (Over)Night at the Museum, events and programs
  • Bi-monthly program guide mailed directly to your home, monthly member e-newsletter and email updates
  • Special offers for birthday parties at BMS and Tifft Nature Preserve
  • Senior 62+ with valid ID, $45; Student with valid ID, $40; Military with valid ID, $40 – Must be purchased in-person or renewed over the phone.  

(*Exclusions may apply due to contractual agreements with certain exhibits)

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Dual - $60

  • Benefits of Individual Membership for up to TWO (2) named adults 18+
  • Senior 62+ with valid ID, $54; Student with valid ID, $48; Military with valid ID, $48 – Must be purchased in-person or renewed over the phone.
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Family - $70

  • Benefits of Individual Membership for up to TWO (2) named adults and their children / grandchildren (under the age of 18).
  • Senior 62+ with valid ID, $63; Student with valid ID, $56; Military with valid ID, $56 – Must be purchased in-person or renewed over the phone.
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Family Plus - $90

  • Benefits of Family Membership PLUS ONE (1) free general Museum admission guest per visit, such as a chaperone or guest visitor. Guest must bring card or member number if not in the presence of the named member.
  • No additional discounts available.
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Seymour's Circle

Contributing – $150 / year

Family PLUS Membership benefits, plus:

  • Exclusive Invitations to Members’ exhibit receptions
  • Four (4) general admission guest passes to use at any time during the length of the 12-month membership

Sustaining – $250 / year

Family PLUS Membership benefits, plus:

  • Exclusive Invitations to Members’ exhibit receptions
  • Eight (8) general admission guest passes to use at any time during the length of the 12-month membership
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Gift Memberships
Membership FAQ