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.

Tickets

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

Museum Hours

Hours of Operation:

New hours!
Open:
Monday 10 AM – 4 PM
Wednesday – Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM
Closed: September 19th-23rd
Members Only:
Saturday 9:30 AM – 10 AM

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

Ongoing

Sports Camp

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

sports camp Fun is in the air at Sports Camp! Children will build friendships and engage in physical activity in a safe and healthy environment, both indoors at Explore & More and outdoors at nearby Canalside. With the aid of some outside program partners who will supply various sports-themed materials and activities, children will play, explore, learn, and develop their athletic Read more about Sports Camp »

Art Explorers Pre-k Camp

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

Every day is a new adventure when you are an Art Explorer! Campers will become immersed in beloved books that correspond with the various Play Zones at Explore & More. We will explore these stories through hands-on art projects that will challenge our imagination and encourage creativity. Campers will need to provide a snack and a water bottle daily.  Ages: For Read more about Art Explorers Pre-k Camp »

Art Voyagers Camp

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

Every day is a new adventure when you are an Art Voyager! Campers will become immersed in even more beloved books that correspond with the various Play Zones at Explore & More. We will explore these stories through hands-on art projects that will challenge our imagination and encourage creativity. Campers will need to provide a snack and a water bottle daily.  Ages: 5 Read more about Art Voyagers Camp »

Recurring

Waterway Wednesdays

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

Join us in Moving Water every Wednesday from 10 AM - Noon as we learn about the Erie Canalway and the surrounding waterways which have crafted Buffalo and the Western New York region into the wonderful place that it is today! These programs will vary in topic, and subject matter, ranging from arts and crafts to social studies exploration. Supported by Read more about Waterway Wednesdays »