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

Winter 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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Holiday Toy Drive

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

This holiday season, we need your help to ensure every child has a little something special to unwrap!  That's why we're collecting new, unwrapped toys to benefit Resurrection Life, a member of the WNY Holiday Partnership. Drop off a toy to the collection bin in our Admissions Lobby or shop on Amazon using this link. Plus, when you donate a Read more about Holiday Toy Drive »

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Holidays Around the World Cookie Decorating Class

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

Holidays Around the World with cookies is a tasty and fun way for children to explore cultures and traditions from around the globe. Join us for a morning of decorating holiday cookies in our Cooking Galley! Each ticket includes a personal cookie decorating kit* and our staff will be on hand to help. We’ll also have Storytime and a holiday craft station to enjoy. *Each kit Read more about Holidays Around the World Cookie Decorating Class »

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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 holiday 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! They appear at 11:00 and will disappear at 1:00-don’t miss them! Presented by our friends at Milk for Health

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