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 required. You can purchase tickets here.

Museum Hours

Hours of Operation:

New schedule: reservations required!
Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9:30AM-4:30PM
Members Only: Friday 9:30AM-10:30AM

Holiday Hours:
The museum is closed on the following holidays: Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

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Free Play Fridays

July 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until August 27, 2021

Free Play Fridays presented by Wegmans and Project Play Western New York from 11am-1pm outside at Canalside (for children 10 and under). Each week has a special theme:

JULY 2 Bubbles, Blocks, & Balls / An introduction to kickball
JULY 9  Super Soccer Stars with Algonquin Sports
JULY 16 Obstacle Course Extravaganza
JULY 23 Balls, Bats, and Baseball Hats
JULY 30 Hula Hooping and Imagination Playground
AUGUST 6 Fun is in the Air / An introduction to tennis
AUGUST 13 Teamwork Makes the Dream Work with relay races and cooperative learning games  AUGUST 20 Aim High with stomp rockets and a jump-roping challenge
AUGUST 27 Sidewalk Chalk Art Fest



July 2
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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