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.

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 »

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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!

Day Camp: Drop & Shop

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

*Sold Out* We are opening EARLY so that the adults can get a jump start on their Black Friday shopping. Drop off campers in their PJs and they can enjoy some yummy hot chocolate, treats, crafts and play in the museum while you take advantage of the special holiday savings! Explore & More follows New York State Health Department, NYS Read more about Day Camp: Drop & Shop »

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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A Visit from Santa

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

Santa Claus is coming to town!  Get in the festive spirit, take a photo with the jolly old man, and don’t forget to bring a toy to donate to help make a child’s holiday magical this season.  Ho ho ho! Plus, enjoy a very merry Storytime in the Treehouse from 11:30 AM - 12 PM both days.  Join us and Read more about A Visit from Santa »

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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!

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