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Get ready for an educational adventure you won't soon forget as you and your group explore the best that Buffalo, New York, has to offer.
Buffalo Museum of Science
Here at the Buffalo Museum of Science, your students will have the opportunity to check out extensive collections of over 700,000 specimens and artifacts and attend special events throughout the year. There is a significant part of the museum’s collections of over 700,000 specimens that pertain to the Greater Niagara Region. They form the most complete record of life in all of its forms in the New York area from subjects such as anthropology, botany, entomology, mycology, paleontology, and zoology. Your group can also view exhibits such as Our Place in Space, Vertebrate Evolution, Seymour and Stanley, and Digging into Western New York’s Past.
Albright Knox Art Gallery
The Albright-Knox Art Gallery is a brilliantly dedicated museum striving to enhance the understanding and appreciation of contemporary and modern art. Originally known as the Buffalo Fine Arts Academy, the gallery was dedicated in December of 1862 and remains among the country’s oldest public art institutions. At the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, the pupils will have the opportunity to check out the museum’s Fine Art Collection, a gallery especially rich in post-war American and European art. Mostly acquired through the generosity of its patron, the late Seymour H. Knox, the museum also offers a panorama of art through the centuries.
Buffalo Naval Park
Buffalo Naval Park sits on the shore of Lake Erie in Buffalo and features 4 decommissioned naval vessels that served in a variety of conflicts through time. It is considered to be the largest inland Naval Park in the country and it works hard to 'support respect, tolerance, collaboration, and understanding'. There is a lot you can do during your visit, from in-depth tours of the vessels in the yard to an experience in the Maritime Simulator, which teaches guests how to sail a naval vessel. Visit the onsite Monuments Garden to pay homage to past wartime veterans, then head to the museum to see various U.S military exhibits featuring hundreds of artifacts such as uniforms, patches, medals, equipment, tools, medicine, and more.
The third oldest zoo in our country, urban Buffalo Zoo is 23.5 acres of year-round conservation efforts, education for the masses, and unrivaled animal entertainment! This is a treasured retreat for rare inhabitants like the Siberian tiger and Asian elephant. Programs for student groups vary from sleepovers to camps and workshops. Featured creatures might be an Indian rhino, a spotted hyena, the poison dart frog, or even a crunchy Brazilian cockroach. Don’t miss the rainforest exhibit with the overhead viewing area, or the seasonal train!
Erie County Botanical Gardens
End your fun class vacation at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, one of the coolest places to visit in the area. The location was created from the visions of extraordinary men and was established in 1900, remaining continuously dedicated to advancing an appreciation for and knowledge of plant life and its connection to people and cultures. Your student group will have the opportunity to examine a living plant collection and check out fascinating exhibits in a national historic site and is a popular tourist destination perfect for guests of all ages.