Buffalo Museum of Science

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Months after the opening of their updated space exhibit, the Buffalo Museum of Science's reconstruction of the Kellogg Observatory atop the building progresses, with completion now anticipated in mid-spring.

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The Buffalo Museum of Science's front lawn looked like a summer festival as hundreds of people gathered to take in the Great American Solar Eclipse of 2017.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

It's a visible sign of progress in the Buffalo Museum of Science's ongoing renovation of its Kellogg Observatory. On Friday morning, a new aluminum dome was raised to the museum rooftop and was put in place.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

The Buffalo Museum of Science is moving forward with a large-scale makeover of its observatory and space exhibit, planning to have the latter ready for a highly-anticipated solar eclipse that will be viewable in the United States.

Buffalo Museum of Science

A national holiday that pays tribute guitars of all genres spurred the Buffalo Museum of Science to stage a day-long celebration Saturday.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

A vintage telescope housed inside Buffalo's Kellogg Observatory since 1930, but closed to the public since 1999, has been removed from the dome. It's on its way to Pennsylvania, where it will be refurbished and then returned in 2017 as the Buffalo Museum of Science gives its popular space exhibit a full makeover.

There's a new public art project in a historic section of Buffalo's Waterfront: the Tifft Farm Nature Preserve. Rochester artist Roberley Bell's sculpture and site-specific artwork is buried deep in the preserve's woods.

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Humans have gazed at space since the dawn of time and the Buffalo Museum of Science hopes to, one day, once again allow visitors to be able to look up at the stars.

A woman who helped lead the National Aquarium in Baltimore has been named the new head of the Buffalo Museum of Science.

Karen Stanley Fleming

Hundreds gathered at the Buffalo Museum of Science on Saturday morning to attend the African-American Film and Arts Exposition held in Hamlin Hall.

Museum of Science president to resign

Sep 1, 2015
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After eight impactful years, the president of the Buffalo Museum of Science is stepping down.

Photo from The Carousel Academy.

The Carousel Academy in Lancaster and North Tonawanda  is looking for new students to join it new science and nature classes.  As WBFO'S Focus on Education reporter Eileen Buckley says the pre-school is teaming with the Buffalo Science Museum and Tift Nature Preserve.


Investing in kid-friendly cultural institutions is good for both families and the economy according to Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw, who is proposing $3 million in capital investments for the Buffalo Museum of Science and the future Explore & More Children's Museum at Canalside.

Chris Caya WBFO News

The Buffalo Museum of Science is looking to reopen its nearly 85-year-old observatory. The iconic structure,which can be seen from the Kensington Expressway, has been closed since 1999 due to structural and safety issues.

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Using a C-T scan, researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute had a chance Wednesday to examine a mummy from the Buffalo Museum of Science.

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

Sports fans and science majors could collide at a new exhibit at the Buffalo Museum of Science. 

The Science of Sports lets visitors explore various aspects of physics and math with a chance to pick up a hockey stick.  

WBFO & AM-970's Eileen Buckley reports the demonstration features a number interactive exhibits.

WBFO News photos by Brian Meyer

If you like solving mysteries, the Buffalo Museum of Science is challenging visitors to become armchair investigators.  A traveling exhibit --  based on a hit television series -- lets people put their forensic science skills to the test. 

WBFO News contributor Brian Meyer recently visited the exhibit called "CSI: The Experience".   The  Science Museum will host "CSI: The Experience" through April 29. The exhibit is a collaboration between CBS Consumer Products and the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.