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 Hours!
Open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10 AM-4 PM
Members Only: Friday 10 AM-11 AM
Special Sunday Hours from 10 AM – 2:30 PM, December 5, December 12

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

STEM Saturdays presented by National Grid

  Get those wheels turning this weekend with STEM based activities that power the play across the museum the third Saturday of each month presented by National Grid. Come play your way through Science, Technology, Engineering & Math based activities that are so fun, kids don’t even know they’re learning! This STEM Saturday powered by National Grid is going to Read more about STEM Saturdays presented by National Grid »


Open House

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

Join us on November 19th & 20th for our Open House weekend & Toy Drive Kickoff, presented by State Farm where everyone receives $5 admission to the museum!  Plus, drop off a new, unwrapped toy to benefit Resurrection Life Food Pantry, a member of the WNY Holiday Partnership, and you can enter to win an Explore & More prize pack Read more about Open House »


Magic on the 4th Floor!

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

Now appearing on the Fourth Floor! Milk For Health presents Rob & Carol Allen for a live and interactive performance. An exciting mix of amazing magic & game show with surprises for your entire family to enjoy. They appear at 11:00 and will disappear at 1:00 --don't miss them!