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.

Drop & Shop – Stay & Play: Day Camp

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

The Friday after Thanksgiving is typically a day full of special shopping deals and heavy discounts and is considered the beginning of the holiday shopping season.  If you plan to take on the holiday crowds and are looking for a fun child care option for your kids, look no further.  Explore & More will keep your children exploring and learning Read more about Drop & Shop – Stay & Play: Day Camp »

We are OPEN Late for Play!

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

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

Santa Claus is coming to town!  We’ll have festive, holiday-themed activities throughout the museum.  Don’t forget to bring a toy to donate to help make a child’s holiday magical this season, click here to shop our wishlist!

Field trips are back! Please be aware that it will be busier than usual. | Explore & More will be closed on Sunday, June 23.