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.

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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!

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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 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!

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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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Au-Some Evening

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

Once a month, Au-Some Evenings give children with autism and sensory processing needs, their friends and family an opportunity to play and learn together in an understanding and supportive environment. In addition to a fun night of play with access to the museum space and exhibits, we have special programming for families! The evening features themed Art Studio projects, sensory Read more about Au-Some Evening »

Free

Holidays Around the World Cookie Decorating Class

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

*Sold Out* Holidays Around the World with cookies is a tasty and fun way for children to explore cultures and traditions from around the globe. Join us for a morning of decorating holiday cookies in our Cooking Galley! Each ticket includes a personal cookie decorating kit* and our staff will be on hand to help. We’ll also have Storytime and a holiday craft station to enjoy. Read more about Holidays Around the World Cookie Decorating Class »

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