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Hours

New schedule: reservations required!
Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9:30AM-4:30PM
Members Only: Fridays 9:30AM-10:30AM

Admission

Adults & Children (ages 1 & up): $11
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

  • 5 star review  My kids loved it. Great exhibits, tons of fun! Cool building with great views. Car wash, tree house and water play area were my favorite! There are 4 floors, first floor has a cafe. There are multiple family style bathrooms on each floor. Staff is very friendly.

    thumb Dea Minnick
    4/23/2021
  • 5 star review  This is an amazing place for kids of all ages. There are four floors of fun. The kids can run and play and touch everything without a problem. This places really engages your child's mind and physical ability too. I would recommend anyone with kid(s) to check it out asap.

    thumb Ashley Gostomski
    6/06/2021
  • 5 star review  Very kid friendly place that is very contious of keeping everyone safe. I saw cleaners at multiple levels and at multiple stations. Lots for kids to do and kept them engaged the whole time we were there. Only thing you need to know is to make a reservation. We didn't but thankfully they were not at max capacity and let us in.

    thumb Tim Fuest
    4/17/2021
  • 5 star review  Came for the explore, stayed for the more.

    thumb Quinn Reynolds
    8/26/2020
  • 5 star review  I took my 5 and 6 year old yesterday for the first time. They LOVED it!! The exhibits were interactive and engaging and kept them busy for hours! In terms of COVID - workers were CONSTANTLY sanitizing everything and there were rules for social distancing, which made us feel safe. We especially loved the crafting rooms - lots of unlimited supplies for creating and recreating. Overall, the place was gorgeous, the lay out was great, and the activities were a great mix of play and education. We will definitely be going back! The kids are curious to see what the rooftop set up is all about during the warmer weather months. 😁😁

    thumb Luanne Strusa
    2/18/2021
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