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Check out our calendar below for special programs and activities to plan your fun-filled adventure, or just pop by any day we’re open during our regular museum hours—we promise you’ll always find something to do.

museum hours

Hours of Operation:
Monday, Wednesday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday: Closed for reserved school groups
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Holiday Hours
The museum is closed on the following holidays: Memorial Day, Labor Day Week, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

Annual Cleaning & Maintenance
Explore & More will be closed to visitors from Monday, February 3rd – Friday, February 7th for exhibit installation and maintenance. The museum will reopen on Saturday, February 8th. The museum will also be closed Labor Day week for annual cleaning and exhibit maintenance.

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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 1 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
Fearless Family Play Day presented by BlueCross BlueShield of WNY 9:00 am
Fearless Family Play Day presented by BlueCross BlueShield of WNY
Feb 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Fearless Family Play Day presented by BlueCross BlueShield of WNY
Join us for a full day of fun and engaging healthy activities located throughout the museum’s play zones and educational studios at Fearless Family Play Read more about Fearless Family Play Day presented by BlueCross BlueShield of WNY »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 2 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
Sketchtown Exhibit Unavailable for Play
Sketchtown Exhibit Unavailable for Play
Feb 2 all-day
Notice to Visitors: On Sunday, February 2nd, our Sketch Town exhibit will unavailable for play due to exhibit maintenance.
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Museum Closed
Museum Closed
Feb 3 – Feb 7 all-day
Museum Closed
Explore & More will be closed to visitors from Monday, February 3rd – Friday, February 7th for exhibit installation and maintenance.  The museum will reopen Read more about Museum Closed »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 8 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 9 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 10 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
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Closed to General Public
Closed to General Public
Feb 11 all-day
Closed to General Public
On Tuesdays, Explore & More is closed to the general public so that we can better accommodate large school groups for field trips.  If you Read more about Closed to General Public »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 12 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
Children’s Garden 10:30 am
Children’s Garden
Feb 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Children's Garden
The Children’s Garden is a 1 hour program in our third floor Tinkering Tank for our littlest ones (ages 2-3) along with their parent or Read more about Children’s Garden »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 13 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
Explore Even More 9:30 am
Explore Even More
Feb 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Explore Even More
Looking for that special drop-off program for your 4-5 year old this Fall? How about a little EXPLORE EVEN MORE in our brand new children’s Read more about Explore Even More »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 14 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
Au-Some Evenings 5:00 pm
Au-Some Evenings
Feb 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Au-Some Evenings
Once a month, our special Au-Some Evenings give children with autism spectrum disorder and sensory processing disorder, their friends and family an opportunity to play Read more about Au-Some Evenings »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 15 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
STEM Saturdays presented by National Grid
STEM Saturdays presented by National Grid
Feb 15 all-day
STEM Saturdays presented by National Grid
  Get those wheels turning this weekend with STEM based activities power the play across the museum the third Saturday of each month presented by Read more about STEM Saturdays presented by National Grid »
STEM Saturdays presented by National Grid 9:00 am
STEM Saturdays presented by National Grid
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
STEM Saturdays presented by National Grid
Get those wheels turning this weekend with STEM based activities power the play across the museum the third Saturday of each month presented by National Read more about STEM Saturdays presented by National Grid »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 16 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 17 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
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Closed to General Public
Closed to General Public
Feb 18 all-day
Closed to General Public
On Tuesdays, Explore & More is closed to the general public so that we can better accommodate large school groups for field trips.  If you Read more about Closed to General Public »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 19 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
Children’s Garden 10:30 am
Children’s Garden
Feb 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Children's Garden
The Children’s Garden is a 1 hour program in our third floor Tinkering Tank for our littlest ones (ages 2-3) along with their parent or Read more about Children’s Garden »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 20 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
Explore Even More 9:30 am
Explore Even More
Feb 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Explore Even More
Looking for that special drop-off program for your 4-5 year old this Fall? How about a little EXPLORE EVEN MORE in our brand new children’s Read more about Explore Even More »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 21 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 22 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 23 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 24 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
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Closed to General Public
Closed to General Public
Feb 25 all-day
Closed to General Public
On Tuesdays, Explore & More is closed to the general public so that we can better accommodate large school groups for field trips.  If you Read more about Closed to General Public »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 26 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
Children’s Garden 10:30 am
Children’s Garden
Feb 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Children's Garden
The Children’s Garden is a 1 hour program in our third floor Tinkering Tank for our littlest ones (ages 2-3) along with their parent or Read more about Children’s Garden »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 27 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
Explore Even More 9:30 am
Explore Even More
Feb 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Explore Even More
Looking for that special drop-off program for your 4-5 year old this Fall? How about a little EXPLORE EVEN MORE in our brand new children’s Read more about Explore Even More »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 28 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »
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Open Studio Hours
Open Studio Hours
Feb 29 all-day
Join us in our Art Studio, Cooking Galley, and Tinkering Tank for our daily open studio hours!  Check below to learn when your favorite studio Read more about Open Studio Hours »