Membership

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Special Membership Update:

In response to our temporary closure, the Museum has extended all new and existing memberships since our closing in March 2020 to fulfill our 12-month commitment to you. If you have questions or did not receive an updated expiration date, please contact [email protected] or call 716.896.5200 x311.

Membership fees are critical to our ability to carry our mission forward. Please consider supporting the Museum by renewing or purchasing your membership 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 Program! If you are planning to travel, be sure to contact participating ASTC Museums for updates regarding their operations and their reciprocating ASTC member benefits.

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 use the discount code shared in your renewal letter or call 716.896.5200 x311

Membership Discounts

The Buffalo Museum of Science offers multiple discounts for area partners listed on the right of this page. These discounts are only available over the phone by calling 716.896.5200 x311.

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.

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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The Buffalo Museum of Science is proud to offer the following discounts on memberships:

BMS Affiliate Club Members $10.00 off
Albright Knox Members 10% off
Aquarium of Niagara Members $10.00 off
Independent Health Cardholders 10% off
Olmsted Park Members $5.00 off
Penn Dixie Fossil Park and Nature Reserve Members $10.00 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
  • Discounted admission to the 3D Cinema
  • 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.

*** Birthday parties are temporarily unavailable.

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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