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 encouraged but not required. You can purchase tickets here.

Featured Upcoming Events

Museum Hours (June 2024)

Open For Play: Wednesday-Saturday: 10am-4pm (Members Only at 9:30am); Sunday, June 30: 10am-4pm (Members Only at 9:30am)
Closed: Monday and Tuesday, Select Sundays (June 9, June 16, June 23)

2024 Holiday Hours:
The museum is closed on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day (Monday and Tuesday), Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

There may be additional closures due to severe weather. Check Explore & More’s social media channels and local news outlets for updates on delays and closings.

Waterway Day

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

Join us in Moving Water along with the Buffalo Maritime Center 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!  The Buffalo Maritime Center will be bringing their boat building trailer to help lead in the construction of a working Read more about Waterway Day »

Incredible Hunt

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

Grab your friends and some comfortable shoes and get ready to compete in this app-based adventure around Canalside, brought to you by your friends at Explore & More, the experts in play. This adults-only scavenger hunt around Canalside (and slightly beyond) will have you searching for clues and answering fun hometown trivia.  The hunt will conclude with a Finish Line Read more about Incredible Hunt »

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Architects of Air Patrons receive Half Price Admission

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

 As a proud sponsor of this Buffalo Waterfront exhibit, we are pleased to offer discount admission to patrons of Architects of Air! Show your Architects of Air admission ticket and receive half off an Explore & More admission ticket, valid through September 10. 

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We are OPEN for Play!

Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum 130 Main Street, Buffalo, NY, United States
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Architects of Air Patrons receive Half Price Admission

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

 As a proud sponsor of this Buffalo Waterfront exhibit, we are pleased to offer discount admission to patrons of Architects of Air! Show your Architects of Air admission ticket and receive half off an Explore & More admission ticket, valid through September 10. 

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We are OPEN for Play!

Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum 130 Main Street, Buffalo, NY, United States
Recurring

Architects of Air Patrons receive Half Price Admission

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

 As a proud sponsor of this Buffalo Waterfront exhibit, we are pleased to offer discount admission to patrons of Architects of Air! Show your Architects of Air admission ticket and receive half off an Explore & More admission ticket, valid through September 10. 

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Members Only Playtime

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

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.

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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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We are OPEN for Play!

Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum 130 Main Street, Buffalo, NY, United States
Recurring

Architects of Air Patrons receive Half Price Admission

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

 As a proud sponsor of this Buffalo Waterfront exhibit, we are pleased to offer discount admission to patrons of Architects of Air! Show your Architects of Air admission ticket and receive half off an Explore & More admission ticket, valid through September 10. 

Museum is Open for Play

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

We're open for play!

Field trips are back! Please be aware that it will be busier than usual. | Explore & More will be closed on Sunday, June 16.