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
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.

Dinosaur Park: STEAM Family Workshop *Sold Out*

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

*Sold Out!* Welcome to Dinosaur Park! Explore & More has partnered with HSBC to bring you this special Dinosaur Park Workshop. Prepare yourself as we take a look at Paleontology, the study of fossils, explore different dinosaurs that could have lived in the region, and finally create your own dinosaur park to bring home. What sort of habitat will you Read more about Dinosaur Park: STEAM Family Workshop *Sold Out* »

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Pay What You Wish

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

Everyone is invited to pay what you wish,  every Saturday in June! Let's leverage the healing powers of play together.

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Birthday Celebration

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

 Explore & More turns 3 years old this year and we can’t wait to celebrate with you! Join us for a fun-filled, week-long celebration throughout the museum with birthday activities and fun for the whole family. June 25th, 10-11:30 AM – Join Rapunzel and celebrate the best day ever! Explore and More is turning 3, so we are celebrating with cupcake decorating, Read more about Birthday Celebration »

Dino Day

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

Let's explore different dinosaurs that could have lived in our region and create your own dinosaur park to take home, while supplies last! Presented by HSBC. Click here for tickets.

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Birthday Celebration

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

 Explore & More turns 3 years old this year and we can’t wait to celebrate with you! Join us for a fun-filled, week-long celebration throughout the museum with birthday activities and fun for the whole family. June 25th, 10-11:30 AM – Join Rapunzel and celebrate the best day ever! Explore and More is turning 3, so we are celebrating with cupcake decorating, Read more about Birthday Celebration »

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Waterway Wednesdays

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

Join us in Moving Water every Wednesday from 10 AM - Noon as we learn about the Erie Canalway and the surrounding waterways which have crafted Buffalo and the Western New York region into the wonderful place that it is today! These programs will vary in topic, and subject matter, ranging from arts and crafts to social studies exploration. Supported by Read more about Waterway Wednesdays »

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Birthday Celebration

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

 Explore & More turns 3 years old this year and we can’t wait to celebrate with you! Join us for a fun-filled, week-long celebration throughout the museum with birthday activities and fun for the whole family. June 25th, 10-11:30 AM – Join Rapunzel and celebrate the best day ever! Explore and More is turning 3, so we are celebrating with cupcake decorating, Read more about Birthday Celebration »

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Birthday Celebration

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

 Explore & More turns 3 years old this year and we can’t wait to celebrate with you! Join us for a fun-filled, week-long celebration throughout the museum with birthday activities and fun for the whole family. June 25th, 10-11:30 AM – Join Rapunzel and celebrate the best day ever! Explore and More is turning 3, so we are celebrating with cupcake decorating, Read more about Birthday Celebration »

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Birthday Celebration

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

 Explore & More turns 3 years old this year and we can’t wait to celebrate with you! Join us for a fun-filled, week-long celebration throughout the museum with birthday activities and fun for the whole family. June 25th, 10-11:30 AM – Join Rapunzel and celebrate the best day ever! Explore and More is turning 3, so we are celebrating with cupcake decorating, Read more about Birthday Celebration »

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Family Fun Fridays

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

Fisher-Price is bringing the fun with Family Fun Fridays at the Explore & More loading dock. Join us for activities, special presenters and first responders. Every Friday will be something new for the whole family to enjoy leading up to our Touch a Truck event in August!  This event is free and open to the public! 7/1 The Buffalo Police Read more about Family Fun Fridays »

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Museums on Us

Explore & More is pleased to be part of Museums on Us, Bank of America customers enjoy one free general admission ticket on the first weekend of every month.  To register, please call the museum at (716)655-5131. Be sure to present your Bank of America®, Merrill Lynch® or Bank of America Private Bank credit or debit card and a photo Read more about Museums on Us »

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Birthday Celebration

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

 Explore & More turns 3 years old this year and we can’t wait to celebrate with you! Join us for a fun-filled, week-long celebration throughout the museum with birthday activities and fun for the whole family. June 25th, 10-11:30 AM – Join Rapunzel and celebrate the best day ever! Explore and More is turning 3, so we are celebrating with cupcake decorating, Read more about Birthday Celebration »