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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Study & Play

October 13, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 29, 2021

Tues & Thurs - Study & Play

Explore & More is a licensed child care facility. Every Tuesday and Thursday you can have your school-age children (grades 1-4) come to experience the museum to learn, grow and play while we are closed the public.  The day consists of Study (School work/Zoom school classes) and Play in the museum, all in the care of our educators.

What: A half-day or full-day program designed to help parents and families during these challenging times. Children will spend half the day with our team of educators to help with their homework assignment while they spend the second half of the day playing in the museum!
Who: Two different sessions for 1st / 2nd grade and 3rd / 4th grade
When: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Cost: Half Day Program $35 non-members and $30 members; Full Day Program $50 non-members; $45 members

Download a flyer to learn more here!

Scholarships available presented by GEICO

Geico Buffalo


October 13, 2020
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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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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Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum
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Explore & More will be closed Sunday, May 26-Tuesday, May 28. We will be open for play again on Wednesday, May 29!