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.

Museum Hours

Hours of Operation:

Temporarily closed 9/14-10/17

New Hours Beginning October 18
Closed: Monday & Tuesday
Members Only: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 9:30 – 10 AM
Open to the Public: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday 10 AM – 3:30 PM
Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM

Holiday Hours:
The museum is closed on the following holidays: Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

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Architects of Air Patrons receive Half Price Admission

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

 As a proud sponsor of this Buffalo Waterfront exhibit, we are pleased to offer discount admission to patrons of Architects of Air! Show your Architects of Air admission ticket and receive half off an Explore & More admission ticket, valid through September 10. 

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Waterway Wednesdays

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

Join us in Moving Water every Wednesday from 10 AM - Noon as we learn about the Erie Canalway and the surrounding waterways which have crafted Buffalo and the Western New York region into the wonderful place that it is today! These programs will vary in topic, and subject matter, ranging from arts and crafts to social studies exploration. Supported by Read more about Waterway Wednesdays »

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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
Recurring

Architects of Air Patrons receive Half Price Admission

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

 As a proud sponsor of this Buffalo Waterfront exhibit, we are pleased to offer discount admission to patrons of Architects of Air! Show your Architects of Air admission ticket and receive half off an Explore & More admission ticket, valid through September 10. 

Recurring

We are OPEN for Play!

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

Architects of Air Patrons receive Half Price Admission

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

 As a proud sponsor of this Buffalo Waterfront exhibit, we are pleased to offer discount admission to patrons of Architects of Air! Show your Architects of Air admission ticket and receive half off an Explore & More admission ticket, valid through September 10. 

Recurring

We are OPEN for Play!

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

Au-Some Evening

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

Once a month, our special Au-Some Evenings give children with autism spectrum disorder and sensory processing disorder, their friends and family an opportunity to play and learn together in an understanding and supportive environment. Families will have access to the museum space and play zones, including our cafe. Featured activities include therapy dogs, “Back to School” themed art projects and Read more about Au-Some Evening »

Free
Recurring

Architects of Air Patrons receive Half Price Admission

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

 As a proud sponsor of this Buffalo Waterfront exhibit, we are pleased to offer discount admission to patrons of Architects of Air! Show your Architects of Air admission ticket and receive half off an Explore & More admission ticket, valid through September 10. 

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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.

Honk for Heroes

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

 Join Explore & More as we celebrate heroes in the Western New York community with Honk for Heroes presented by GEICO. This free event surrounding the museum is open to the public for families to meet first responders and show their appreciation. We will welcome our NYS Trooper, US Coast Guard and Buffalo Fire Department friends among our heroes! Inside the museum Read more about Honk for Heroes »

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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
Something new is coming...Explore & More will be closed from 9/14-10/17 while we make updates & improvements.Learn More