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.

Recurring

Baby & Me

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

What: The Baby & Me class at Explore & More is designed to support the developmental needs of young children through play!  We will provide educator-led, hands on experiences for your child that will encourage their language, social, cognitive and physical skills, all while giving caregivers the opportunity to form friendships with each other.  Join us for some discovery and Read more about Baby & Me »

$12
Recurring

Children’s Garden

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

The Children’s Garden is a 1 hour program in our third floor Tinkering Tank for our littlest ones (ages 2-3) along with their parent or caregiver to engage with each other, follow a simple routine and make new friends. 

$12
Recurring

Growing Me

What: Growing Me is the next step after Children’s Garden. This is a one-hour program for ages 4-5 where we focus on Pre-K and Kindergarten readiness skills. In this class children will grow their confidence by practicing skills independently while still receiving parental supervision. In Growing Me we focus on social and emotional development, language and communication, early literacy, and mathematical thinking. We play with puzzles, write, Read more about Growing Me »

$12

Mission to Mars: STEAM Family Workshop

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

Mission To Mars: Greetings Space Cadets! Have you ever wanted to go to outer space? Join us as we take a look at modern day space missions that will eventually take humans to Mars. On this mission you will create your own rockets, space buggies, and a Mars base camp all while learning about the science behind these activities. Presented Read more about Mission to Mars: STEAM Family Workshop »

Day Camp: Buffalove

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

Our day camps are perfect for days off from school!  Our licensed School Age Child Care program will keep your little one having fun and smiling! Our programs are led by our professional Educators. Programming is for children in grades 1-4 with a drop-off at 8:30 am and a pick-up at 4:00 pm. We are a New York State Office Read more about Day Camp: Buffalove »

Dinosaur Park: STEAM Family Workshop

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

Welcome to Dinosaur Park! 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 build for your dinosaur? This workshop is perfect for children ages 9-12 and their adult. STEAM Family Read more about Dinosaur Park: STEAM Family Workshop »

$15
It's field trip season! Be advised the museum is generally quieter in the afternoon than the morning.TICKETS