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 hours!
Monday 10 AM – 4 PM
Wednesday – Saturday 10 AM – 4 PM
Members Only:
Saturday 9:30 AM – 10 AM

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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Holidays Around the World – Countdown to 2022!

December 27, 2021 @ 8:30 am - December 31, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

Shake off the winter blues and learn more about various holiday celebrations around the world, such as Hanukkah, Christmas, Saint Lucia Day, Kwanzaa, and Saint Nicholas Day while having great fun doing so! Fun, hands-on experiences will spark creativity, imagination, and exploration as school-agers venture throughout the museum to play and learn in the exhibits. We have a jam-packed week of fun. Join us for a Meet & Greet with Santa, Holiday Sing Along/Parade, African Dancers/Drummers, Cooking Experiences and Gingerbread Houses, Face Painters, Storytelling by B is for Books, and Holiday “Fit-mas” (Yoga). In addition, on December 31st, we will Countdown to 2022 by providing face painting, a DJ-led dance party and a few ball drops to kick off and conclude the year-ending party. Spaces are limited, so register today!


Explore & More’s Study & Play programs are offered on designated school holidays and school break weeks. Our programs are led by our professional Educators. Programming is for children in grades 1-4 with a drop-off at 8:30 am and a pick-up at 4:00 pm. We are a New York State Office of Child & Family Services licensed and regulated School Age Child Care program. Fun, hands-on experiences will spark creativity, imagination, and exploration as students participate in planned thematic academic activities and venture throughout the museum to play and learn in the exhibits.

Grades 1 – 4 / 8:30 AM- 4:00 PM

Members $250 | Non-members $275
Food, snacks and drinks not provided. 

In the event that schools are forced to close, causing a remote school schedule or schools go into a hybrid teaching model during the Covid-19 Pandemic, Explore & More will offer full day, full week Study & Play programming at the museum.


December 27, 2021 @ 8:30 am
December 31, 2021 @ 4:00 pm
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Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum
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