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

Open For Play: Wednesday-Sunday: 10am-4pm
Members Only: Wednesday-Sunday: 9:30am-10am
Closed: Monday and Tuesday

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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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!

Au-Some Evening

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

Once a month, Au-Some Evenings give children with autism and sensory processing needs, their friends and family an opportunity to play and learn together in an understanding and supportive environment. In addition to a fun night of play with access to the museum space and exhibits, we have special programming for families! The evening features themed Art Studio projects, sensory Read more about Au-Some Evening »

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Toddler Time: Barnyard Boogie

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

*Sold out* This fun Toddler Time is all about farm animals! Join us as we practice colors, try some animal sounds and jam to a fun beat with musical instruments. An amooosing cow craft and story time will complete this fun class! Boogie on over to Explore & More to join us! $15/child – includes one caregiver per paying participant, Read more about Toddler Time: Barnyard Boogie »

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Celebration of Love

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

Everyone can feel the love this Mother’s Day weekend with pay what you wish admission, choose either $5, $7, $9, or $13! Create a card, plant a flower and read along with special storytimes to honor that special someone in our life! Schedule of special events: - Saturday, May 13th, 11 AM - 2 PM: The Botanical Gardens will be Read more about Celebration of Love »

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Mother’s Day with Barb’s Book Buddies

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

Join Barb from Barb’s Book Buddies in the Art Gallery to SOAK up stories and create a special “make and take” bath salt for mom. We will then gift wrap the bath salt in a Unicorn coloring page. Continue spoiling mom once you get home and treat her to a game of Tic Tac Toe Housework!

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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.

Explore & More will be closed Sunday, May 26-Tuesday, May 28. We will be open for play again on Wednesday, May 29!