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.
Closed: Monday & Tuesday
Members Only: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 9:30 – 10 AM
Open to the Public: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday 10 AM – 3:30 PM
Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM
The museum is closed on the following holidays: Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
Join us at Explore & More for FOLK ART FRIDAYS every Friday from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, as we conduct activities that will immerse children and families in different forms of folk art, from dance and movement to songs and storytelling, to costuming and crafts. Don't miss out on the fun! Participation is FREE with paid admission. Better yet, become a member Read more about Folk Art Fridays »
This holiday season, the New Car Dealers of Western New York are pleased to partner with Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum to offer PAY WHAT YOU CAN admission! That means families can play at a price of their choosing! Treat yourself to some safe, hands-on holiday fun December 1 - 17, including Sundays, thanks Read more about Pay What You Can »
Gingerbread House Workshop - Presented by Patti Green Celebrate the holidays with this fun and engaging Gingerbread House Workshop! Children will tap into their creativity while decorating pre-built gingerbread houses with lots of candy and other food items. Together we’ll learn how to make a pretzel fence, a chimney with smoke, a pebble walkway, windows, trees, and more! Presented by Read more about Virtual Family Fun Night: Gingerbread House Workshop »