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.

Museum Hours

Hours of Operation:

Temporarily closed 9/14-10/17

New Hours Beginning October 18
Closed: Monday & Tuesday
Members Only: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday 9:30 – 10 AM
Open to the Public: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday 10 AM – 3:30 PM
Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM

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

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Open House Weekend and Toy Drive Kick Off

November 18, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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One event on November 19, 2022 at 10:00 am

 Pay what you wish during our Open House presented by State Farm! On Friday, November 18th and Saturday, November 19th join us at an admission price of your choosing, either $5, $7, $9 or $13.

Plus, this holiday season, we need your help to ensure every child has a magical holiday season! Shop our Amazon Wishlist to have your toy donation sent to Explore & More! We are especially hoping to collect LEGO sets in honor of Kevin Hays, a longtime friend of the museum. All toys will be donated to Resurrection Life a member of the WNY Holiday Partnership.  Click here to shop our wishlist!


November 18, 2022
10:00 am - 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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Something new is coming...Explore & More will be closed from 9/14-10/17 while we make updates & improvements.Learn More