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In advance of your visit, please review our COVID-19 policies. Please note that face coverings for ages 2+ are required for Museum entry.

Museum Hours
  • Mon. – Tues.: CLOSED
  • Wed.: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Thurs.: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Fri.: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Sat.: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Sun.: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Adults: $16
  • Seniors 62+: $13
  • Students & Military with ID*: $13
  • Children 2-17: $13
  • Museum Members: FREE
Blue Star Museums Program
  • The Buffalo Museum of Science is proud to be part of Blue Star Museums, a national appreciation program to thank our military families for their service and share with them America’s cultural treasures.
  • The 2021 program has concluded. Stay tuned for more information on 2022 dates for this free admission program available for those currently serving in the United States Military and up to five family members.
  • To reserve your free tickets, call 716.896.5200
  • Upon entering the Museum, Blue Star Family ticket holders will be asked to show a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card for entry.
Kellogg Observatory Viewing Hours
  • Viewings not available at this time.
Rooftop Hours
  • The Rooftop is closed for the season.
Code of Conduct
  • In advance of your visit, please review our Code of Conduct here.
2022 Holiday Closings

The Museum will be closed on the following holidays:

  • Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Day
The following cardholders receive $1 off* general museum admission:
  • AAA Members
  • Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Cardholders
  • NFTA pass cardholders

*Cannot be combined with other offers. Exclusions may apply due to contractual agreements with certain exhibits.

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1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, New York 14211
Phone: (716) 896-5200
Toll Free: (866) 291-6660
Fax: (716) 897-6723

Free parking is available in the Museum parking lot.