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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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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Mother Goose on the Loose

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

Who is on the loose? Mother Goose, that’s who! She’s visiting from Wonderland Character Entertainment and is ready to play, sing songs, share classic fables and nursery rhymes. What a fun way to develop an appreciation for literature! Families can also visit the Art Studio for Mother Goose themed crafts. Don’t be a silly goose and miss out on all Read more about Mother Goose on the Loose »

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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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Mother Goose on the Loose

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

Who is on the loose? Mother Goose, that’s who! She’s visiting from Wonderland Character Entertainment and is ready to play, sing songs, share classic fables and nursery rhymes. What a fun way to develop an appreciation for literature! Families can also visit the Art Studio for Mother Goose themed crafts. Don’t be a silly goose and miss out on all Read more about Mother Goose on the Loose »

World Travelers Cooking: Week Camp

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

*Sold Out!* Pack your bag and let’s get exploring! Children will travel the world and encounter a different country every day of the week through maker projects, artistic masterpieces, traditional games, and authentic foods, as they gain math, science, and cooking skills. Hands-on cooking lessons are built into the daily schedule. This isn’t your typical make-pizza-bagels-and-ice-cream-sundaes kiddie “cooking” class, either. Read more about World Travelers Cooking: Week Camp »

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April Break Week

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

Let’s make memories! This break week, join us for hands-on, minds-on play!

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