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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October 25, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

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One event on October 26, 2023 at 10:00 am

One event on October 27, 2023 at 10:00 am

One event on October 29, 2023 at 10:00 am

One event on October 28, 2023 at 10:00 am

Calling all little ghouls and goblins, join us for a Spooktacular celebration as we transform the entire museum into a not-so-spooky Halloween extravaganza! Wear your costume, bring your trick-or-treat bag and get ready for some thrilling indoor fun!

We have a wide variety of trick-or-treat items for everyone including candy, nut free options, gluten free options & non-candy options!

Activities throughout the museum include: trick-or-treat stations, make your own pumpkin launchers, face painting, temporary tattoo station, sensory touch mysteries at our Mobile Fun Unit, and more!

Plus meet & greet with special character guests…

Saturday, October 28th from 10 AM – 1 PM:
Puppy Patrol & a princess!

Sunday, October 29th from 10 AM – 1 PM:
Not-so-scary Salem Sisters

All Explore & More members receive a special prize just for visiting!

All of these activities are included in the price of admission!



October 25, 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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Field trips are back! Please be aware that it will be busier than usual. | Explore & More will be closed on Sunday, June 16.