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

• Eclipse Readiness Days (March 2 and April 6) – Details

Where The Wild Things Art Day Camp (June 19) – Register Today 

• Week-Long Summer Camps (Starting June 24) – Registration is Now Open

Museum Hours

Special Break Week Hours (2/19-2/25):
Monday-Friday: 10am-3:30pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 10am-3:30pm
Members Only: 9:30am-10am
Closed: 2/26-27

Regular Museum Hours:
Open For Play: Wednesday-Friday: 10am-3:30pm, Saturday: 10am-5pm, Sunday: 10am-3:30pm
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.

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Collection for Harvest House

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

Help Us Help Children in Need Do you have children's items that you don’t use or need anymore? Harvest House has a home for it! From October 21-November 12, help our neighbors in need by donating new or gently used children’s items. Drop off a donation item to the collection bin in our Admissions Lobby or shop on Amazon using Read more about Collection for Harvest House »

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Spooktacular

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

Calling all little ghouls and goblins, join us for a Spooktacular celebration as we transform the entire museum into a not-so-spooky Halloween extravaganza! Wear your costume, bring your trick-or-treat bag and get ready for some thrilling indoor fun! We have a wide variety of trick-or-treat items for everyone including candy, nut free options, gluten free options & non-candy options! Activities Read more about Spooktacular »

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We are OPEN for play!

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

Come play into possibilities with hands-on, engaging fun & learning!

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The Magic of Rob and Carol

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

Don’t miss the magic with Rob & Carol Allen for a live & interactive performance. Join them for an exciting mix of amazing magic, and game show excitement- with surprises for the entire family to enjoy! Thanks to our friends at Milk for Health

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Face Painting

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

Embrace the Halloween spirit by getting your face painted!

We are open for play today from 10am-3:30pm!