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.

Holidays Around the World – Countdown to 2022!

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

Shake off the winter blues and learn more about various holiday celebrations around the world, such as Hanukkah, Christmas, Saint Lucia Day, Kwanzaa, and Saint Nicholas Day while having great fun doing so! Fun, hands-on experiences will spark creativity, imagination, and exploration as school-agers venture throughout the museum to play and learn in the exhibits. We have a jam-packed week of Read more about Holidays Around the World – Countdown to 2022! »

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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

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
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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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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
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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.

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