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.

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Detective Challenge Summer Camp

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

During Detective Camp, kids (aka detectives) will go on a scavenger hunt to discover the prize at the end from June 24-28, 2024 at Explore & More.

$325
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Explore & More’s 5th Birthday Celebration

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

Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum is celebrating its 5th birthday at Canalside from June 26-30. Kids can enjoy: Birthday Crafts and Activities (All Week Long) 5-Year-Olds Get in Free! (All Week Long) Appearances by STEMbot • Storytimes with Alice, Ever After and Barb’s Book Buddies Animal Friends from The Buffalo Zoo (June 26 & Read more about Explore & More’s 5th Birthday Celebration »

Free Play Fridays: Super Soccer Stars

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

Join us for some fun in the sun starting June 28th as we play and make friends! FREE PLAY FRIDAYS take place rain or shine from 11 am-1 pm at the Pierce Lawn, Canalside. Registration is not required!

Field trips are back! Please be aware that it will be busier than usual. | Explore & More will be closed on Sunday, June 23.