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 required. You can purchase tickets here.

Museum Hours

Hours of Operation:

New hours!
Open:
Monday 10 AM – 4 PM
Wednesday – Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM
Closed: September 19th-23rd
Members Only:
Saturday 9:30 AM – 10 AM

Holiday Hours:
The museum is closed on the following holidays: Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

Recurring

Break Week

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

 JOIN US DURING BREAK WEEK! Spend your winter break week at Explore & More! Fun, hands-on experiences will spark creativity, imagination, and exploration for the whole family. We have a jam-packed week of fun with holiday-themed activities, giveaways, listen to stories by Barb’s Book Buddies, get lost in a magic show, African dance & drumming...and more!  Presented by AT&T.

$11
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Magic on the 4th Floor!

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

Now appearing on the Fourth Floor! Milk For Health presents Rob & Carol Allen for a live and interactive performance. An exciting mix of amazing magic & game show with surprises for your entire family to enjoy. They appear at 11:00 and will disappear at 1:00 --don't miss them!

Recurring

Break Week

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

 JOIN US DURING BREAK WEEK! Spend your winter break week at Explore & More! Fun, hands-on experiences will spark creativity, imagination, and exploration for the whole family. We have a jam-packed week of fun with holiday-themed activities, giveaways, listen to stories by Barb’s Book Buddies, get lost in a magic show, African dance & drumming...and more!  Presented by AT&T.

$11
Recurring

Break Week

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

 JOIN US DURING BREAK WEEK! Spend your winter break week at Explore & More! Fun, hands-on experiences will spark creativity, imagination, and exploration for the whole family. We have a jam-packed week of fun with holiday-themed activities, giveaways, listen to stories by Barb’s Book Buddies, get lost in a magic show, African dance & drumming...and more!  Presented by AT&T.

$11
Recurring

Magic on the 4th Floor!

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

Now appearing on the Fourth Floor! Milk For Health presents Rob & Carol Allen for a live and interactive performance. An exciting mix of amazing magic & game show with surprises for your entire family to enjoy. They appear at 11:00 and will disappear at 1:00 --don't miss them!

Recurring

Break Week

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

 JOIN US DURING BREAK WEEK! Spend your winter break week at Explore & More! Fun, hands-on experiences will spark creativity, imagination, and exploration for the whole family. We have a jam-packed week of fun with holiday-themed activities, giveaways, listen to stories by Barb’s Book Buddies, get lost in a magic show, African dance & drumming...and more!  Presented by AT&T.

$11
Recurring

Magic on the 4th Floor!

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

Now appearing on the Fourth Floor! Milk For Health presents Rob & Carol Allen for a live and interactive performance. An exciting mix of amazing magic & game show with surprises for your entire family to enjoy. They appear at 11:00 and will disappear at 1:00 --don't miss them!

Solstice Storytime with Barb’s Book Buddies

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

Need a little winter warm up?  Join Barb from Barb's Book Buddies as she reads "Share Some Kindness, Bring Some Light ''  by April Stott.  Make and take your own paper lantern as we learn about celebrating the Winter Solstice.  Free with admission!

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Members Only Playtime

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

Members-only playtime means that our members get access to all the fun and play the museum has to offer, just with other members!  This special members-only playtime is a perk that comes free with every membership.

Recurring

Members Only Playtime

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

Members-only playtime means that our members get access to all the fun and play the museum has to offer, just with other members!  This special members-only playtime is a perk that comes free with every membership.

Recurring

Folk Art Fridays

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

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 »

Countdown to Noon

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

Ring in the New Year at a kid-friendly hour at Explore & More’s annual Countdown to Noon!  Our studios will be activated throughout the day with New Year activities for the whole family to enjoy. Don't miss the New Years countdown, taking place at Noon and again at 3:30. Plus, children will go home with fun giveaways, dance the day Read more about Countdown to Noon »