Membership

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Become a member today

Give the Gift of Science!

Buy a GIFT MEMBERSHIP this Holiday Season

  • Purchase online or over the phone at 716.896.5200 x 311
  • Certificates will be emailed 2-5 business days after purchase.
  • Gift memberships are not activated until redeemed. Recipients can redeem their certificates at the admission desk or by calling 716.896.5200 x 311.
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Member Benefits
  • Enjoy FREE* and unlimited general admission for 12 months 
  • FREE or discounted admission to more than 350 science and children’s museums worldwide through the ASTC Passport Program*
  • Discounted admission to special traveling exhibits
  • Exclusive invitations to members-only events
  • Discounts for camps, events, and programs
  • Special offers for birthday parties at the Buffalo Museum of Science and Tifft Nature Preserve
  • App-based membership cards (physical cards must be specifically requested)

*Exclusions may apply due to contractual agreements with certain exhibits.

ASTC Passport Program

Members receive free or discounted admission to more than 350 science and children’s museums worldwide through the ASTC Passport Program!

If you are visiting the Buffalo Museum of Science as a member from a participating ASTC museum, please call 716.896.5200 to reserve your tickets in advance. Reciprocal admission cannot be purchased online.

Downloading Membership Cards

View instructions for your FREE eMembership Card app HERE.

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Neighbor Pass

Do you live in the zip code 14208, 14211 or 14212? Email [email protected] or call 716.896.5200 x311 for details, questions or to purchase a discounted Neighbor Pass membership.

Refund Policy

See HERE.

The Buffalo Museum of Science is proud to offer the following partner discounts on memberships purchased over the phone:

BMS Affiliate Club Members $10.00 off
Albright Knox Members 10% off
Aquarium of Niagara Members $10.00 off
Buffalo Zoo Members $5.00 off
Independent Health Cardholders 10% off
Olmsted Park Members $5.00 off
Wegmans Shoppers Club Holders 10% off

Only one discount may be applied and cannot be combined with any other discount. A discount may not be applied after a membership has already been purchased.

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Gift Memberships
Membership FAQ

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 - $60

  • Enjoy FREE* and unlimited general admission for 12 months 
  • FREE or discounted admission to more than  350 science and children’s museums worldwide through the ASTC Passport Program**
  • Discounted admission to special traveling exhibits
  • Exclusive invitations to members-only events
  • Discounts for camps, events, and programs
  • Special offers for birthday parties at the Buffalo Museum of Science and Tifft Nature Preserve
  • App-based membership cards (physical cards must be specifically requested)

*Exclusions may apply due to contractual agreements with certain exhibits.

** Contact the participating museum before you visit to make sure no changes have been made to their ASTC participation or guests requirements.

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Dual - $70

  • Benefits of Individual Membership for up to TWO (2) named adults 18+
  • Senior 62+ with valid ID, $63; Student with valid ID, $56; Military with valid ID, $56 – Must be purchased in-person or over the phone.
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Family - $80

  • 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, $72; Student with valid ID, $64; Military with valid ID, $64 – Must be purchased in-person or over the phone.
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Family Plus - $100

  • 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 – $155 / 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 – $255 / 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