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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HSBC Family Fun Day – Ladybug Painting

March 27, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


Join us for Family Fun Day, presented by HSBC, with a fun painting project, to get the creative juices flowing. This event will be held in-person in our Art Studio and feature a local professional artist leading your children into creating a masterpiece. This activity will be paired with a kit that will have everything your little artist will need to take part in the class; an 8×10 canvas, assorted paint, and a selection of brushes.


March 27, 2022
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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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Explore & More will be closed Sunday, May 26-Tuesday, May 28. We will be open for play again on Wednesday, May 29!