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 (Summer 2024)

☀️ Open: Monday and Wednesday-Saturday: 10am-4pm (Members Only at 9:30am)
☀️ Super Sweet Sundays – Open: June 30, July 14, July 21, July 28, August 11, August 25: 10am-4pm (Members Only at 9:30am)
🕙 Closed: Tuesdays, July 4, July 7, August 4, August 18, September 2

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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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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Cookies & Cocoa with Santa

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

The day will be happy and bright with a deluxe hot cocoa bar, jumbo sugar cookie decorating, and a station to write letters to the North Pole. The magic wouldn’t be complete without our guest of honor: Santa Claus! He’ll be spreading seasonal cheer with storytime and photo opportunities. Kids will also enjoy a guest appearance Sprinkles the Elf! This Read more about Cookies & Cocoa with Santa »

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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

Upcoming Hours - OPEN: 7/17-22 | CLOSED: 7/23, 7/30