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

Museum Hours (June 2024)

Open For Play: Wednesday-Saturday: 10am-4pm (Members Only at 9:30am); Sunday, June 30: 10am-4pm (Members Only at 9:30am)
Closed: Monday and Tuesday, Select Sundays (June 9, June 16, June 23)

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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Mothers Day

May 8, 2021 @ 10:00 am - May 9, 2021 @ 4:00 pm

Visit us Mother‘s Day weekend for special activities to honor the special women in “our” children’s lives, activities include:
  • Storytelling by Barbara Sanchez from Barb’s Book Buddies from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
  • Make a gift for mom in the Tinkering Tank and Art Studio
  • Plus, The Low Bridge Cafe will provide a free scoop of ice cream
Come play and celebrate! All activities are included with your special discounted admission price of $7.16 but tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance.


May 8, 2021 @ 10:00 am
May 9, 2021 @ 4:00 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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Field trips are back! Please be aware that it will be busier than usual. | Explore & More will be closed on Sunday, June 16.