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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Grandparents Day

September 10, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

It’s bring your grandparents to play day! We will have fun activities for all family members to enjoy throughout the museum. Guests will receive one free admission per grandparent for every paid child.

Grandparents Day Special Activities

ART STUDIO: Make your grandparent a very special mini-hanging basket planter for them to take home!
TINKERING TANK: Let’s get the creative juices flowing with a fun craft.
STORYTIME: Plus, there’ll be a special grandparents themed storytime with Barb’s Book Buddies from 11 am – 1 pm.


September 10, 2023
10:00 am - 3:30 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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