Fun Things Happening This Winter at the Buffalo Museum of Science

There are so many fun things planned for 2023 at the Buffalo Museum of Science. Mercedes Wilson and Emily Lampa went there to find out more.

Just one of the many fun things to do this January is their “Get a Clue: Challenge Edition.” Amy Biber Collson, Buffalo Museum of Science, says this event is one of her after-hours science events for anyone 21 and older.

All of their events have a theme, and this is “Get a Clue” and it’s a murder mystery. Amy says, “We put a little twist on the Clue board game. Our suspects are scientists with very funny pun names.” She goes on to say, “you and your team of two to ten are going to travel around the museum and you are going to talk to different witnesses stationed on three floors of the museum and you are going to guess a person, a place and a weapon and all the weapons are items. of his collection and objects of his collection”.

This is the 10th anniversary of the museum, so they are adding challenges. So, for teams that may not have a good grasp of the game, you can get a mini fast pass by doing challenges like a mini scavenger hunt for clues or solving a puzzle to get some clues to get you started and on your way.

This year they are taking more of the emphasis off timing so you don’t have to speed up the game. Amy says the game is designed for adults to get in and enjoy the museum so you can get a drink from the cash bar, explore the museum, talk to a witness, and finally make your accusation at the end.

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The “Get a Clue: Challenge Edition” will take place on Friday, January 13the from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Science Museum. Tickets are $35 per person and Buffalo Museum of Science members save 10%.

Marissa Wigglesworth President/CEO, Buffalo Museum tells us that on Martin Luther King Day this Monday, January 16the are offering Pay What You Wish Day sponsored by Moog. They are inviting people from all over the region to come and explore the museum and enjoy it. This means that when you come to the museum on Monday, January 16the and pay what you want to come to the museum. She says that she can from zero to whatever you want to pay for the entree.

Another upcoming event is “Reinventing Reality”. It goes from February 4the until June 18the. Reinventing Reality is one of those events that will teach you the ins and outs of what virtual reality is. Marissa says that it will offer a series of really fun immersive VR experiences, and more importantly, the interior of it; what makes virtual reality. For this event they encourage you to buy tickets in advance.

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