calendar

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:

Current Hours: Wednesday – Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Baby & Me 9:00 am
Baby & Me
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Baby & Me
What: The Baby & Me class at Explore & More is designed to support the developmental needs of young children through play!  We will provide Read more about Baby & Me »
Pay What You Can 9:30 am
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Oct 1 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Pay What You Can this October at Explore & More thanks to a generous grant from the New Car Dealers of Western New York.  That means Read more about Pay What You Can »
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9:30 am
Oct 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
New! What: A two hour long weekly program to compliment your homeschool academia, focused on STEM. Who: 1st & 2nd grade (6-8 years old) When: Read more about »
Pay What You Can 9:30 am
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Oct 2 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Pay What You Can this October at Explore & More thanks to a generous grant from the New Car Dealers of Western New York.  That means Read more about Pay What You Can »
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Pay What You Can 9:30 am
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Oct 3 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Pay What You Can this October at Explore & More thanks to a generous grant from the New Car Dealers of Western New York.  That means Read more about Pay What You Can »
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Children’s Garden 9:00 am
Children’s Garden
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 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 »
Pay What You Can 9:30 am
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Oct 7 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Pay What You Can this October at Explore & More thanks to a generous grant from the New Car Dealers of Western New York.  That means Read more about Pay What You Can »
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Baby & Me 9:00 am
Baby & Me
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Baby & Me
What: The Baby & Me class at Explore & More is designed to support the developmental needs of young children through play!  We will provide Read more about Baby & Me »
Pay What You Can 9:30 am
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Oct 8 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Pay What You Can this October at Explore & More thanks to a generous grant from the New Car Dealers of Western New York.  That means Read more about Pay What You Can »
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9:30 am
Oct 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
New! What: A two hour long weekly program to compliment your homeschool academia, focused on STEM. Who: 1st & 2nd grade (6-8 years old) When: Read more about »
Pay What You Can 9:30 am
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Oct 9 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Pay What You Can this October at Explore & More thanks to a generous grant from the New Car Dealers of Western New York.  That means Read more about Pay What You Can »
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Pay What You Can 9:30 am
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Oct 10 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Pay What You Can this October at Explore & More thanks to a generous grant from the New Car Dealers of Western New York.  That means Read more about Pay What You Can »
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Chef du Jour with Chef Steve Gedra 7:00 pm
Chef du Jour with Chef Steve Gedra @ Virtual
Oct 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Chef du Jour with Chef Steve Gedra @ Virtual
Chef du Jour is a unique and interactive cooking series taking place throughout October, November & early December.  Join us for a fun evening of Read more about Chef du Jour with Chef Steve Gedra »
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Children’s Garden 9:00 am
Children’s Garden
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 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 »
Pay What You Can 9:30 am
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Oct 14 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Pay What You Can this October at Explore & More thanks to a generous grant from the New Car Dealers of Western New York.  That means Read more about Pay What You Can »
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Baby & Me 9:00 am
Baby & Me
Oct 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Baby & Me
What: The Baby & Me class at Explore & More is designed to support the developmental needs of young children through play!  We will provide Read more about Baby & Me »
Pay What You Can 9:30 am
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Oct 15 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Pay What You Can this October at Explore & More thanks to a generous grant from the New Car Dealers of Western New York.  That means Read more about Pay What You Can »
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9:30 am
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
New! What: A two hour long weekly program to compliment your homeschool academia, focused on STEM. Who: 1st & 2nd grade (6-8 years old) When: Read more about »
Pay What You Can 9:30 am
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Pay What You Can this October at Explore & More thanks to a generous grant from the New Car Dealers of Western New York.  That means Read more about Pay What You Can »
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STEM Saturdays presented by National Grid
STEM Saturdays presented by National Grid
Oct 17 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 »
Pay What You Can 9:30 am
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Oct 17 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Pay What You Can this October at Explore & More thanks to a generous grant from the New Car Dealers of Western New York.  That means Read more about Pay What You Can »
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Children’s Garden 9:00 am
Children’s Garden
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 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 »
Pay What You Can 9:30 am
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Oct 21 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Pay What You Can this October at Explore & More thanks to a generous grant from the New Car Dealers of Western New York.  That means Read more about Pay What You Can »
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Baby & Me 9:00 am
Baby & Me
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Baby & Me
What: The Baby & Me class at Explore & More is designed to support the developmental needs of young children through play!  We will provide Read more about Baby & Me »
Pay What You Can 9:30 am
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Oct 22 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Pay What You Can this October at Explore & More thanks to a generous grant from the New Car Dealers of Western New York.  That means Read more about Pay What You Can »
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9:30 am
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
New! What: A two hour long weekly program to compliment your homeschool academia, focused on STEM. Who: 1st & 2nd grade (6-8 years old) When: Read more about »
Pay What You Can 9:30 am
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Pay What You Can this October at Explore & More thanks to a generous grant from the New Car Dealers of Western New York.  That means Read more about Pay What You Can »
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Pay What You Can 9:30 am
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Oct 24 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Pay What You Can this October at Explore & More thanks to a generous grant from the New Car Dealers of Western New York.  That means Read more about Pay What You Can »
superhero night at the museum 3:30 – 6:00 3:30 pm
superhero night at the museum 3:30 – 6:00
Oct 24 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
superhero night at the museum 3:30 - 6:00
Join us for a one day only special program….Superhero Night at the Museum with the Superhero Alliance of WNY! The superheroes are making an appearance Read more about superhero night at the museum 3:30 – 6:00 »
superhero night at the museum 6:30-9:00 6:30 pm
superhero night at the museum 6:30-9:00
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
superhero night at the museum 6:30-9:00
Join us for a one day only special program….Superhero Night at the Museum with the Superhero Alliance of WNY! The superheroes are making an appearance Read more about superhero night at the museum 6:30-9:00 »
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Children’s Garden 9:00 am
Children’s Garden
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 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 »
Pay What You Can 9:30 am
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Oct 28 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Pay What You Can this October at Explore & More thanks to a generous grant from the New Car Dealers of Western New York.  That means Read more about Pay What You Can »
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Baby & Me 9:00 am
Baby & Me
Oct 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Baby & Me
What: The Baby & Me class at Explore & More is designed to support the developmental needs of young children through play!  We will provide Read more about Baby & Me »
Pay What You Can 9:30 am
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Oct 29 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Pay What You Can this October at Explore & More thanks to a generous grant from the New Car Dealers of Western New York.  That means Read more about Pay What You Can »
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9:30 am
Oct 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
New! What: A two hour long weekly program to compliment your homeschool academia, focused on STEM. Who: 1st & 2nd grade (6-8 years old) When: Read more about »
Pay What You Can 9:30 am
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Oct 30 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Pay What You Can this October at Explore & More thanks to a generous grant from the New Car Dealers of Western New York.  That means Read more about Pay What You Can »
Chef du Jour with Chef Mansi Demla from Tulsi and Pastry Chef Lauren Baynes from Bread by Baynes 7:00 pm
Chef du Jour with Chef Mansi Demla from Tulsi and Pastry Chef Lauren Baynes from Bread by Baynes
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chef du Jour with Chef Mansi Demla from Tulsi and Pastry Chef Lauren Baynes from Bread by Baynes
Friday, October 30, 7 p.m. Chef Mansi Demla from Tulsi and Pastry Chef Lauren Baynes from Bread by Baynes Vegetarian option available Lauren Baynes and Mansi Demla are Read more about Chef du Jour with Chef Mansi Demla from Tulsi and Pastry Chef Lauren Baynes from Bread by Baynes »
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Pay What You Can 9:30 am
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Oct 31 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Pay What You Can @ Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum
Pay What You Can this October at Explore & More thanks to a generous grant from the New Car Dealers of Western New York.  That means Read more about Pay What You Can »