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, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10 AM-4 PM
Members Only: Friday 10 AM-11 AM
Special Sunday Hours from 10 AM – 2:30 PM, December 5, December 12

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

Recurring

Halloween Spooktacular

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

We have a Super Spooktacular Halloween planned with tons of tricks and treats so your ghosts and goblins can have lots of spooky (and safe) fun! Join us from October 24-30 for a super scavenger hunt throughout the museum, find all the clues and go home with a Halloween treat! Don't forget to wear your costume.

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!

Buffalo Autism Project

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

You're invited: to a sensory-friendly trick or treat, brought to you by our friends at Buffalo Autism Project! Join us right here at Explore & More on Sunday, October 24th from 3 pm -6 pm for some sensory-friendly Halloween fun.

Recurring

Halloween Spooktacular

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

We have a Super Spooktacular Halloween planned with tons of tricks and treats so your ghosts and goblins can have lots of spooky (and safe) fun! Join us from October 24-30 for a super scavenger hunt throughout the museum, find all the clues and go home with a Halloween treat! Don't forget to wear your costume.

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

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

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

Halloween Spooktacular

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

We have a Super Spooktacular Halloween planned with tons of tricks and treats so your ghosts and goblins can have lots of spooky (and safe) fun! Join us from October 24-30 for a super scavenger hunt throughout the museum, find all the clues and go home with a Halloween treat! Don't forget to wear your costume.

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

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

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

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