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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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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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!

Power Players Networking Event

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

Join us for a unique FREE networking event at Explore & More Children’s Museum that will allow professionals from all industries to explore the museum and open their network to new contacts. Hosted by the museum's emerging professionals group! Built on the historic footprint of the terminus of the Erie Canal, the Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Read more about Power Players Networking Event »

Paper Airplane Day

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

Fold, Launch, and Fly! Join us in the Tinkering Tank as we design and fold our own paper airplanes and then test them in the Fun is in the Air exhibit!

Explore Even More: Teddy Bear Picnic

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

Bears, bears and more bears! We’ll start our day playing in the Tree House and Farm to Fork. There will be puzzles and sensory bins to play with, and new friends to make! We’ll make bear themed crafts and read bear themed stories. We’ll end our day with story time and snack- picnic style! Don’t forget to bring your teddy Read more about Explore Even More: Teddy Bear Picnic »

$15

We are OPEN for play!

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

Free Admission for Veterans

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

In honor of Memorial Day, all veterans, active military members and their dependents will receive free admission on Saturday, May 27th. Simply show proof of service at the Admissions Desk and enjoy a day of play.

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