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Buffalo Museum of Science

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1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211 United States
716-896-5200

October 2019

Science After Hours: Are you Afraid of the Dark?

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211 United States
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Pho·bi·a /ˈfōbēə/ noun an exaggerated usually inexplicable and illogical fear of a particular object, class of objects, or situation The next installment of Science After Hours challenges you to step into a web of discovery with fears popping up around the Museum. Face your deepest phobias and take a closer…

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Astronomy (Over)Night at the Museum

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - October 20 @ 9:00 am
Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211 United States

Explore and experience the Museum at night! All programs run from 6 p.m. on Saturday to 9 a.m. on Sunday. This Camp-In is sure to be out of this world! Campers will learn how a telescope works and will take a trip into our inflatable planetarium to learn how to…

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SciNight Workshop: Terror-Ariums

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211 United States

Be the master of your own microcosm in this terrarium building workshop. View sinister models of deadly plants while creating a living scene to keep you company through the dark winter nights. Ages: 18+ Cost: $30 per participant (BMS Members save 10%) Cost includes $15 fee for terrarium, substrate, and plants

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November 2019

Discovery Camp: Soda Pop Science

November 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211 United States

Millions of gallons are guzzled every year, but did you know that you could learn a lot about science just by doing experiments with soda pop? Join us for a day full of oozing, bubbling and “exploding” fun! Ages: 5-12 (Campers will be divided into classrooms by grade level) Time: 9 a.m.…

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SciNight Collections Tour: Geology Rocks!

November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211 United States

Did you know the Museum houses more than 700,000 specimens and artifacts? Get behind the scenes to see what few have seen and explore the Museum’s Collection. Tours are approximately two hours in length. Holmes! What kind of rock is this? Sedimentary, my dear Watson. Learn why this and other…

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Science After Hours: Adult DinoFEST

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211 United States

Get ready to stomp, roar and drink, because kids aren’t the only ones getting in on the dino fun this year! Join the Museum for a 21+ version of our annual DinoFEST. Ages: 21+, ID required at the door Cost: $16 per person (BMS Members save 10%)

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DinoFEST

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211 United States

Get ready to stomp and roar, because DinoFEST, presented by Fidelis Care, is returning to the Buffalo Museum of Science. Families can participate in a variety of dinosaur-themed activities during this annual celebration of prehistoric science. DinoFEST is FREE for Museum members! Members are still required to order tickets to…

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Discovery Camp: Balloon Science

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211 United States

You can find science in ANYTHING! In this fun-filled day of science experiments you will use balloons to learn about air pressure, rocket science, static electricity and more! Ages: 5-12 (Campers will be divided into classrooms by grade level) Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Early drop-off begins at 8:30 a.m. Late…

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SciNight Workshop: Coffee From Bean to Brew

November 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211 United States

Join us for a cozy evening of coffee talk as we explore the process and science of coffee from bean to brew. Ask all your beaniest questions of our local business guest, McCullagh Coffee Roasters. Samples will be served! Ages: 18+ Cost: $15 per participant (BMS Members save 10%)

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Science Museum Camera Club: Let’s Talk Basic Gear

November 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211 United States

The Science Museum Camera Club offers two classes on photography gear. Join Mary Lou Frost in the Jaeger Room for a talk on limited gear and first considerations for purchases. Donna Brok will present in the Auditorium on the different functions for equipment that she uses. Space is limited, so…

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Conversations in Science: Pushing Back Against Antibiotic Resistance

November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211 United States

An interactive, community-friendly discussion around antibiotics, bacterial resistance, and the human microbiome. Safe antibiotic use helps prevent antimicrobial resistance and keeps future generations healthy. This event is part of a local effort led by the University at Buffalo in the CDC's Be Antibiotics Aware Initiative. Ages: All Cost: FREE with…

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December 2019

SciNight Workshop: Copper Oxide Painting

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211 United States

View metalworks of the past with a walk-and-talk in Artifacts for inspiration from the Collection. Transform simple materials into works of art with iron, copper, and bronze oxidizing paints while learning about chemical processes. Ages: 18+ Cost: $15 per participant (BMS Members save 10%)

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SciNight Workshop: Wreathed in Reading

December 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211 United States

Create a book wreath for the new year from the pages of yesteryear. Take a look through a wealth of out-of-date science and culture texts to roll and build your own unique decoration. All materials provided. Ages: 18+ Cost: $15 per participant (BMS Members save 10%)

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Discovery Camp: Physics Fun!

December 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211 United States

Create a giant bubble, design an anti-gravity machine, experiment with electricity... who knew physics could be so much fun? Join us for an adventure into the fascinating world of physics! Ages: 5-12 (Campers will be divided into classrooms by grade level) Dates: December 23, 26, 27 Time: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.…

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Discovery Camp: Blizzard Discovery Camp

December 30 @ 9:00 am - December 31 @ 4:00 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science, 1020 Humboldt Parkway
Buffalo, NY 14211 United States

Make frothy winter treats, see the largest Bentley snowflake collection, and discover the science of crystals! Campers will also have the opportunity to learn how different cultures celebrate holidays around the world by investigating artifacts and designing their own cultural creations. Ages: 5-12 (Campers will be divided into classrooms by grade…

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