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.

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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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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.

Honk for Heroes

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

 Join Explore & More as we celebrate heroes in the Western New York community with Honk for Heroes presented by GEICO. This free event surrounding the museum is open to the public for families to meet first responders and show their appreciation. We will welcome our NYS Trooper, US Coast Guard and Buffalo Fire Department friends among our heroes! Inside the museum Read more about Honk for Heroes »

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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

Grandparents Day

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

Bring your grandparent to play day! We will have fun activities for all family members to enjoy throughout the museum. Guests will receive one free admission per grandparent for every paid child. Click here to purchase tickets. Grandparents Day Special Studio Activities, presented by HSBC: Art Studio (11am – 3pm): Stop by the Art Studio to create a cute canvas tote bag Read more about Grandparents Day »

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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

We are closed to the public!

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

We are closed to the public, we hope to see you soon for some hands-on play time!

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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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We are closed to the public!

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

We are closed to the public, we hope to see you soon for some hands-on play time!

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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

Tips and Tricks to Ease the Transition Back to School

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

 It’s a new school year and SO much has changed! Are you worried about how your children will transition back to school, in a new classroom, an unfamiliar teacher, different classmates, a new bus driver, etc.? Perhaps your child is starting at a completely new school for the first time.  Well, we’ve got you covered! Join us for Tips and Read more about Tips and Tricks to Ease the Transition Back to School »

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