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.

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.


Winter Break Kids Club

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

Winter Break Kids Club provides daily STEAM lessons that help engage students in observation, measurement, identification of properties, and experimentation involving life, earth, and physical science concepts. The results are “hands-on” activities that campers can enjoy and genuinely learn from. Plus, we’ll have a super fun time playing and learning in the museum’s exhibit spaces. Explore & More follows New Read more about Winter Break Kids Club »


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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STEM-tastic Break Week

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

JOIN US DURING BREAK WEEK! Come join us for a STEM-TASTIC week at the museum on your holiday break! Thanks to our friends at State Farm, we are hosting interactive and hands-on STEM experiences in all three of our studio spaces. Special performance and an invention show-and-tell with Dr. Sparks on Wednesday December 27 from 11:00-2:00 Live Planetarium Shows from Read more about STEM-tastic Break Week »

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