We are closed to the public, we hope to see you soon for some hands-on play time!
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.
Advance ticket purchases are encouraged but not required. You can purchase tickets here.
Hours of Operation:
Temporarily closed 9/14-10/17
New Hours Beginning October 18
Closed: Monday & Tuesday
Members Only: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 9:30 – 10 AM
Open to the Public: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday 10 AM – 3:30 PM
Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM
The museum is closed on the following holidays: Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.
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 »
Join us in Moving Water every Wednesday from 10 AM - Noon 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! These programs will vary in topic, and subject matter, ranging from arts and crafts to social studies exploration. Supported by Read more about Waterway Wednesdays »
Get those wheels turning for STEM Saturday, September 17 in the Tinkering Tank! We’ll have STEM based activities that power the play throughout the day across the museum and from 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Tinkering Tank. Come play your way through Science, Technology, Engineering & Math based activities that are so fun, kids don’t even know they’re Read more about STEM Saturday presented by National Grid »