due to covid-19 regulations, birthday parties and rentals are being facilitated in an ever-evolving manner. please call (716) 655-5131 ext. 3 or email for details.

Explore & More is an exciting venue for all ages with dynamic room, floor, and whole museum rentals available for a wide range of functions, including meetings, cocktail receptions, reunions, educational programs, holiday events, corporate events, team building, conferences, cultural programs, networking events, and more!

All reservations will be taken on a first come, first served basis. Please fill out the form below to request your date and time. Email for more information.

Catering: Create a playful and memorable menu for your guests through our exclusive, on-site caterer, “Low Bridge Cafe,” a Rich Products Subsidiary. Special dietary options are available. No outside food, beverage or dessert permitted.

available rental spaces

whole museum

Maximize the potential for your large group’s museum experience by renting our full museum for a private visit including all floors and rooftop terrace.


  • space for up to 600 attendees
  • exclusive access to the museum for four exciting hours of play

rental charge: $5,000
additional facilitated activities available

rooftop terrace

rooftop terrace (seasonal)

Enjoy unprecedented views of the Buffalo city skyline in a playful outdoor space. Ideal for cocktail receptions.


  • exclusive use of the rooftop terrace with access to fourth floor exhibit space and facilities
  • space for up to 75 attendees
  • exclusive access of the rooftop terrace for four hours

rental charge: $1,000
additional facilitated activities available


Perry's Ice Cream celebration room

Hold your next group get-together in our ground-level celebration room, featuring great views of the water at Canalside!


  • space for 30 attendees
  • exclusive room access for two hours

rental charge: $300
additional facilitated activities available

the gathering hall at low bridge cafe

Overlook the Erie Canal terminus during your next morning meeting or after-hours get together.


  • space for 30 attendees
  • exclusive room access for two hours

rental charge: $300
additional facilitated activities available

conference room

Inspire your agenda by hosting your next meeting in our sleek yet playful fourth floor conference room.


  • seating for up to 16 attendees
  • exclusive room access for two hours

rental charge: $200
additional facilitated activities available

reserve your room rental package

Dates and times fill up quickly, so book early! The fastest way to book your event is to give us a call today – (716) 655-5131 ext. 2.  You can also have us contact you to discuss an Explore & More rental package and available dates using the form below.

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  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
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  • Desired space for rental * Required
  • Additional Facilitated Activities
  • Please inform us of anything else we should know about your event request.
  • NOTE: This form is merely a request for a date, and not a booking of a rental space. Spaces are not booked until the date has been cleared on the phone and a deposit is made.
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