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 encouraged but not required. You can purchase tickets here.

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Museum Hours

Open For Play: Wednesday-Sunday: 10am-4pm
Members Only: Wednesday-Sunday: 9:30am-10am
Closed: Monday and Tuesday

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.

Au-Some Evening

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

December’s Au-Some Evening theme is Caring & Sharing! In the Art Studio families can make and wrap “warm fuzzies” as gifts to share with family and friends. Your child can also paint a winter scene to take home. There will be holiday themed sensory activities to explore in the Tinkering Tank, including “snow- dough.” We will feature our Sensitive Santa who will be Read more about Au-Some Evening »

Field trips are back! Please be aware that it will be busier than usual.