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.

Featured Upcoming Events

• Eclipse Readiness Days (March 2 and April 6) – Details

Where The Wild Things Art Day Camp (June 19) – Register Today 

• Week-Long Summer Camps (Starting June 24) – Registration is Now Open

Museum Hours

Special Break Week Hours (2/19-2/25):
Monday-Friday: 10am-3:30pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 10am-3:30pm
Members Only: 9:30am-10am
Closed: 2/26-27

Regular Museum Hours:
Open For Play: Wednesday-Friday: 10am-3:30pm, Saturday: 10am-5pm, Sunday: 10am-3:30pm
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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Free Play Fridays Supper Soccer Shots

August 26, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for some fun in the sun every Friday in July & August as we play and make friends! FREE PLAY FRIDAYS take place rain or shine from 11 am-1 pm at the Pierce Lawn, Canalside, and each week features a different activity! Registration is not required!  This free program is presented with the help of our friends at Wegmans and Project Play.

JULY 1 Super Soccer Stars
JULY 8 Putting, Chipping, Driving & Golf Games
JULY 15 Flag Football Fun
JULY 22 Balls, Bats, and Baseball Hats
JULY 29 Super Soccer Stars
AUGUST 5 Fun is in the Air – an introduction to tennis
AUGUST 12 Teamwork Makes the Dream Work with relay races, obstacle courses and cooperative learning games
AUGUST 19 Crazy Kickball
AUGUST 26 Super Soccer Shots

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August 26, 2022
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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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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