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Museum Hours (now through march 9)

Open for Play:
Wednesday-Friday: 10am-3:30pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 10am-3:30pm
Members Only: Wednesday-Sunday: 9:30am-10am
Closed: Monday and Tuesday

Admission

Adults & Children (ages 1 & up): $13
Children under age 1: Free
Explore & More Members: Free
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Explore & More offers free and discounted admission through multiple programs.

Welcome to Explore & More!

A world-class children’s museum that celebrates the power of child-led play has arrived at Buffalo’s doorstep. With four floors of fun to explore, the 43,000 sq. ft. museum sits at the crossroads between replica canals and bridges that have become year-round community destinations. The museum reflects that sense of place with thoughtfully crafted exhibits that help children develop a deeper sense of our world, our community and their place in it in a fun and engaging way for children and adults alike.

Hear what our visitors are saying

  • We absolutely loved our time at this museum! Our 8 and 4 year olds were captivated by each exhibit. There were activities for each type of learner. We spent about 3 hours inside but could’ve stayed even longer. The facility was very clean and the employees were super friendly. The materials for each activity were well kept and put away neatly for the next user.

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    Laura Sosik Avatar Laura Sosik
    July 23, 2023
  • Great outdoor spot for kids during summer season at the top floor. Nice kids museum

    Mushka Schtroks Avatar Mushka Schtroks
    September 23, 2023
  • This place never gets old!! We always have a great time!!

    Paula Matthew Kruszka Avatar Paula Matthew Kruszka
    September 23, 2023
  • My 2 year old loves it here! We can easily spend 2+ hours here

    Nicole Manning Avatar Nicole Manning
    August 23, 2023
  • Tremendous place to take the children for a fun exciting and learning experience. Wears out the parents and grandparents.

    Jim Yaeger Avatar Jim Yaeger
    September 23, 2023
Field trips are back! Please be aware that it will be busier than usual.