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.

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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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Collection for Harvest House

October 21, 2023 - November 12, 2023

Help Us Help Children in Need

Do you have children’s items that you don’t use or need anymore? Harvest House has a home for it! From October 21-November 12, help our neighbors in need by donating new or gently used children’s items. Drop off a donation item to the collection bin in our Admissions Lobby or shop on Amazon using this link.

Items Needed:

• Diapers – including newborn and up
• Packages of Children’s underwear in sizes newborn to children’s size 14
• Children’s Socks in sizes toddler and kids crew socks

• Children’s clothing in sizes newborn to children’s size 14 including hats, jackets, shoes/boots, and pajamas
• Newborn sleepers
• Educational and developmental toys, puzzles, and games
• Infant and Toddler Car Seats with Base (less than five years old)
• Cribs with stationary sides
• Pack-n-Play portable cribs
• Strollers
• Bedding


October 21, 2023
November 12, 2023
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Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum
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Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum
130 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14202 United States
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Field trips are back! Please be aware that it will be busier than usual.