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.

Museum Hours

Hours of Operation:

Temporarily closed 9/14-10/17

New Hours Beginning October 18
Closed: Monday & Tuesday
Members Only: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 9:30 – 10 AM
Open to the Public: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday 10 AM – 3:30 PM
Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM

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

Explore Even More – Plant a Seed of Kindness

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

Get ready to garden! In this Explore Even More class, for ages 3-4, we’ll pretend to be farmers in our Farm to Fork exhibit while scooping, pouring, and playing with real dirt in our sensory bins. We’ll play with puzzles, make cute plant themed arts and crafts, and we’ll take home a seed that we’ve planted during class! Our time Read more about Explore Even More – Plant a Seed of Kindness »

Something new is coming...Explore & More will be closed from 9/14-10/17 while we make updates & improvements.Learn More