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.


Advance ticket purchases are encouraged but not required. You can purchase tickets here.

Museum Hours

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.


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 »

Field trips are back, please be aware that it will be busier than usual.