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.

All Day

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 »

Toddler Time: Giving Thanks

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

*Sold Out* Gobble Gobble! Bring your little turkey for some fun including story time, sponge painting and even the turkey pokey! Click here to register! Per our security protocol, guests are required to enter through our staff entrance located on the 1st floor – bypassing the 2nd floor lobby entrance.  Walk underneath the 2nd floor bridge near the canal and you will find this Read more about Toddler Time: Giving Thanks »

Recurring

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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Superhero Weekend at the Museum

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

The superheroes are taking over the museum for a fun-filled, action-packed weekend! Come dressed in your superhero best and take photos with your favorite heroes, craft your very own superhero mask in the Art Studio and then explore your senses with superhero activities in the Tinkering Tank!

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