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.


Advance ticket purchases are required. You can purchase tickets here.

Museum Hours

Hours of Operation:

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

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



Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum 130 Main Street

  Grab your lab coat and goggles and join us this summer at Explore & More’s Tinker Camp! Spend the week exploring STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) topics and design challenges that range from building robots to understanding rocket ships.  Discover the true maker in you!  Ages: 8 – 12 Date: Monday, June 28th – Friday, July 2nd Time: 8:30am – 4:00pm Read more about STEAM Camp »


Growing Me

What: Growing Me is the next step after Children’s Garden. This is a one-hour program for ages 4-5 where we focus on Pre-K and Kindergarten readiness skills. In this class children will grow their confidence by practicing skills independently while still receiving parental supervision. In Growing Me we focus on social and emotional development, language and communication, early literacy, and mathematical thinking. We play with puzzles, write, Read more about Growing Me »


We’re Open

Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum 130 Main Street

Join us for safe, in-person play!

Free Play Fridays

Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum 130 Main Street

Free Play Fridays presented by Wegmans and Project Play Western New York from 11am-1pm outside at Canalside (for children 10 and under). Each week has a special theme: JULY 2 Bubbles, Blocks, & Balls / An introduction to kickball JULY 9  Super Soccer Stars with Algonquin Sports JULY 16 Obstacle Course Extravaganza JULY 23 Balls, Bats, and Baseball Hats JULY Read more about Free Play Fridays »

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