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New Hours!
Advance ticket registration is encouraged.
Open: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10 AM-4 PM
Members Only: Friday 10 AM-11 AM
Special Hours January 17, 10 AM – 4 PM

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
    April 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
    June 6, 2021
  • 5 star review  Such a fun place! 15 month old had a blast and was a great family day! Would highly recommend to anyone looking to spend some time as a family. Everything was very clean and felt safe.

    thumb Mike Stachura
    February 23, 2021
  • 5 star review  I took my 2 year old son for the first time. If he could live here, he would! My son absolutely had a blast, didn't want to leave. We will be coming back frequently. The price is awesome. Next time we will try the cafe

    thumb Katie Taylor
    July 11, 2021
  • 5 star review  Came for the explore, stayed for the more.

    thumb Quinn Reynolds
    August 26, 2020