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 encouraged but not required. You can purchase tickets here.

Featured Upcoming Events

Museum Hours (June 2024)

Open For Play: Wednesday-Saturday: 10am-4pm (Members Only at 9:30am); Sunday, June 30: 10am-4pm (Members Only at 9:30am)
Closed: Monday and Tuesday, Select Sundays (June 9, June 16, June 23)

2024 Holiday Hours:
The museum is closed on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day (Monday and Tuesday), Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

There may be additional closures due to severe weather. Check Explore & More’s social media channels and local news outlets for updates on delays and closings.

Toddler Time: Not-So-Spooky Fun

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

 Toddler Time is a 1 hour program for our little ones ages 18 months up to 3 years, giving them and their caregiver the opportunity to play, learn and grow!   Join us for a morning of Spooktacular fun including a spider craft, story and song time, and even trick-or-treating!  Click here to register!

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Members Only Playtime

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

Members-only playtime means that our members get access to all the fun and play the museum has to offer, just with other members!  This special members-only playtime is a perk that comes free with every membership.

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Whimsical & Witchy Celebration

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

What’s the best way to get into the spooky spirit? Magical Halloween-themed activities with your favorite witches, of course! The Salem Sisters from Wonderland Character Entertainment will put a spell on you when you join them for spirited stories, crafts, and snacks. Come little children, and together we’ll have a Spooktacular Celebration! Ages: 4 and up Cost: $25 per child Read more about Whimsical & Witchy Celebration »

Spooktacular Celebration

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

Come dressed in your Halloween best for safe, indoor trick-or-treating, not-so-spooky art projects, and so much more Halloween fun all week long! We'll have six trick-or-treat stations throughout the museum for ages 12 and under from 11 am - 3:30 pm. While costumes are not required (but recommended) bringing your own trick-or-treat bag is a must! Our studios will be Read more about Spooktacular Celebration »

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Spooktacular Celebration

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

Come dressed in your Halloween best for safe, indoor trick-or-treating, not-so-spooky art projects, and so much more Halloween fun all week long! We'll have six trick-or-treat stations throughout the museum for ages 12 and under from 10 am - 3:30 pm. While costumes are not required (but recommended) bringing your own trick-or-treat bag is a must! Our studios will be Read more about Spooktacular Celebration »

Field trips are back! Please be aware that it will be busier than usual. | Explore & More will be closed on Sunday, June 16.