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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Summer Campout with Barb’s Book Buddies

August 11, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 7, 2023 at 11:00 am

One event on July 14, 2023 at 11:00 am

One event on August 11, 2023 at 11:00 am

One event on August 18, 2023 at 11:00 am

Grab your happy little camper for an outdoor, interactive, family reading experience! Gather at Barb’s Book Buddies camper and discover new stories from local children’s book authors and take home a Book Buddy surprise! (while supplies last)


August 11, 2023
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum
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Pierce Lawn, Canalside
44 Prime St
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 23.