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.

Toddler Time: Jingle Bell Jam

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

*Sold out* Join us for a toddler time filled with holiday cheer! Storytime, crafts and a jingle bell jam to celebrate the season! Click here to register! Per our security protocol, guests are required to enter through our staff entrance located on the 1st floor – bypassing the 2nd floor lobby entrance.  Walk underneath the 2nd floor bridge near the Read more about Toddler Time: Jingle Bell Jam »

Holiday Tea Party with the Snow Sisters

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

*Sold Out* Pinkies up for a royally fun tea party at Explore & More! What a fun way to spend time with kids— trying new drinks and foods, dressing up, and feeling like a princess or prince. Enjoy finger sandwiches (remind your kiddos no actual fingers were used) and the best desserts ever! This festive event is geared towards children ages Read more about Holiday Tea Party with the Snow Sisters »

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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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The Magic of Rob and Carol

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

Don't miss the holiday magic with Rob & Carol Allen for a live & interactive performance. Join them for an exciting mix of amazing magic, and game show excitement- with surprises for the entire family to enjoy! They appear at 11:00 and will disappear at 1:00-don’t miss them! Presented by our friends at Milk for Health

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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! Presented by our friends at National Grid

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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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The Magic of Rob and Carol

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

Don't miss the holiday magic with Rob & Carol Allen for a live & interactive performance. Join them for an exciting mix of amazing magic, and game show excitement- with surprises for the entire family to enjoy! They appear at 11:00 and will disappear at 1:00-don’t miss them! Presented by our friends at Milk for Health

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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!

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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!

Field trips are back! Please be aware that it will be busier than usual.