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 (Summer 2024)

☀️ Open: Monday and Wednesday-Saturday: 10am-4pm (Members Only at 9:30am)
☀️ Super Sweet Sundays – Open: June 30, July 14, July 21, July 28, August 11, August 25: 10am-4pm (Members Only at 9:30am)
🕙 Closed: Tuesdays, July 4, July 7, August 4, August 18, September 2

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.

Collection for Harvest House

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

Help Us Help Children in Need Do you have children's items that you don’t use or need anymore? Harvest House has a home for it! From October 21-November 12, help our neighbors in need by donating new or gently used children’s items. Drop off a donation item to the collection bin in our Admissions Lobby or shop on Amazon using Read more about Collection for Harvest House »

Recurring

We are OPEN for play!

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

Come play into possibilities with hands-on, engaging fun & learning!

Recurring

We are OPEN for play!

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

Come play into possibilities with hands-on, engaging fun & learning!

Recurring

We are OPEN for play!

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

Come play into possibilities with hands-on, engaging fun & learning!

Recurring

We are OPEN for play!

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

Come play into possibilities with hands-on, engaging fun & learning!

Holiday Toy Drive

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

This holiday season, we need your help to ensure every child has a little something special to unwrap!  That's why we're collecting new, unwrapped toys to benefit Resurrection Life, a member of the WNY Holiday Partnership. Drop off a toy to the collection bin in our Admissions Lobby or shop on Amazon using this link. Plus, when you donate a Read more about Holiday Toy Drive »

Recurring

We are OPEN for play!

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

Come play into possibilities with hands-on, engaging fun & learning!

STEM Saturday

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

Get those wheels turning this weekend with STEM based activities power the play across the museum the third Saturday of each month. Come play your way through Science, Technology, Engineering & Math based activities that are so fun, kids don’t even know they’re learning! Calling all creators and builders! Come join us in the Tinkering Tank this month for STEM Read more about STEM Saturday »

Recurring

We are OPEN for play!

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

Come play into possibilities with hands-on, engaging fun & learning!

Family Gratitude Kidding Around Yoga

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

Have an attitude of gratitude! Let’s cultivate the beautiful feeling of gratitude in this fun filled yoga class that will include a thankful story with lots of yoga poses, mindfulness activities with turkey feathers, a gratitude game, and a special guided relaxation time that will leave everyone feeling thankful. Join your child for a family friendly yoga session! For Adults Read more about Family Gratitude Kidding Around Yoga »

Upcoming Hours - OPEN: 7/17-22 | CLOSED: 7/23, 7/30