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

• Eclipse Readiness Days (March 2 and April 6) – Details

Where The Wild Things Art Day Camp (June 19) – Register Today 

• Week-Long Summer Camps (Starting June 24) – Registration is Now Open

Museum Hours

Special Break Week Hours (2/19-2/25):
Monday-Friday: 10am-3:30pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Sunday: 10am-3:30pm
Members Only: 9:30am-10am
Closed: 2/26-27

Regular Museum Hours:
Open For Play: Wednesday-Friday: 10am-3:30pm, Saturday: 10am-5pm, Sunday: 10am-3:30pm
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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Total Eclipse of the Heart: Grown Up Night of Play

February 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us for a night at the museum to have a Total Eclipse of the Heart! Celebrate Valentine’s Day weekend with a Solar Eclipse twist as we enjoy curated themed activities, sweet treats, light fare, a signature cocktail and cash bar of wine, cider and beer. Don’t miss out on this unique 21+ event!

 Tickets include signature cocktail, candy station, light fare, and curated activities on all 4 floors of the museum!

Guests will have access to cash bars as well as the Low Bridge Café for purchase of additional tasty snacks.

General Admission: $35 per adult
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. Thank you for your support!


February 16
6:30 pm - 9:30 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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We are open for play today from 10am-3:30pm!