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We hadn't been to the Science Museum in eons so this year we signed up for a family membership so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter G
Buffalo, NY
So much more to do.

This museum is constantly evolving. It has so many interactive displays which are permanent... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
Janrt G
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The Buffalo Museum of Science offers educational and exciting experiences the whole family can enjoy, including interactive exhibit spaces, special traveling exhibits, a National Geographic 3D Cinema, collections of over 700,000 artifacts and...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't been to the Science Museum in eons so this year we signed up for a family membership so we could take the grand-kids, Toodie and Isaac. Boy has the museum changed. There's a lot more hands on activities for the kids on all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

This museum is constantly evolving. It has so many interactive displays which are permanent fixtures but it also has many displays that "visit" and are temporary...that make the whole experience new and exciting. At one time they had the world's largest guitar for a season....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Janrt G
Reviewed 6 November 2018

A great place for children and adults to explore the nature of science in all of its earthly and solar aspects.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2018

It has been a few years since we last visited this museum. Our family used to frequent the museum when our children were young, and now we returned with young adult twenty-somethings. They enjoyed their time here as did mom and dad. Favorites included doing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 878buffalogal
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We went to this museum as the last stop on our road trip in NY. If we did not have museum reciprocity from a local (to our home) museum and we had to pay admission, I would have been disappointed. Nothing was extremely outstanding to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

I love it here! We got the membership because it is so cheap. We spend hours here and the kids still don't want to leave!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jdissette
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Has something for everyone. When I was there last there was a hands on exhibit, I don't know if it was a special or there all the time since I was there withougt the grandkids, but from what I saw it looked like the kids...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank charlene h
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I remember the museum from going there years ago as a teenager so I wanted to take my family and did. Let me just say that after living in Washington DC and being used to the Smithsonian museum's that this was really a long in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 620rab
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Today was my first visit to the museum and I had such a good time I joined! I love science and this place has all kinds. The exhibits are mostly interactive and fun. There were lots of school children there having fun while learning, but...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lindagerr
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

There really is something for every age at this museum. They also have special exhibits, so check their website for details. Bring a lunch or a snack for the kids and enjoy it in their "cafe" area. Are you a nursing Mom? No worries, as...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank lilyenm
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27 March 2018|
Response from Steven S | Reviewed this property |
Good question. I don't know. I assume cleaning crews are there every night, but it's something you should call them about. (There are hand sanitizers everywhere.)
11 March 2018|
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Response from 242lynnh | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it took so long to respond. Yes a 17 year old would be good. We enjoyed the hands on experience and we're in our 60s. Try to catch the movie too.
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16 December 2015|
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Response from tkasper3 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on how you proceed. With kids they will need time to take advantage of all the hands on exhibits. If adults are viewing it all depends on if you read each and every exhibit. My personal limit is 2 hours and then I... More