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 (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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Tips and Tricks to Ease the Transition Back to School

September 14, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 It’s a new school year and SO much has changed! Are you worried about how your children will transition back to school, in a new classroom, an unfamiliar teacher, different classmates, a new bus driver, etc.? Perhaps your child is starting at a completely new school for the first time. 

Well, we’ve got you covered! Join us for Tips and Tricks for Returning to School. During our Zoom presentation, we will provide practical and easy strategies to implement in September to make the journey back to school an easier one. One lucky attendee will also win our fabulous door prize! Hope to see you on September 14! 

Register for this free virtual event here.

 Presented By:

Kathy Ralabate Doody, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Associate Chair of Graduate Programs
Coordinator, Early Childhood (Birth-2nd)
Students with Disabilities Program
SUNY Buffalo State Exceptional Education 

Jana Mertz, MBA
Program Coordinator Autism Center
Oishei Children’s Hospital 

Click here to download the flyer.


September 14, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 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.