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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Touch a Truck 2022

August 7, 2022 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Trucks, trucks and more trucks!

Join us for this FREE family friendly event at Canalside on Sunday, August 7th, from 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM, with a quiet hour from 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.  Come see, touch and explore over 30 vehicles with giveaways, activities and surprises for the whole family!

Thanks to our event chair, Sam Savarino!

Presented by our friends at M&T Bank
Family Fun Fridays Sponsor – Fisher-Price
10-4 Sponsor – Savarino Companies
Sustainability Sponsor – NOCO
Activity Sponsor – Tripi’s Landscaping
General Event Sponsors
Kim Tam Logistics
Rusiniaks Service
OSC Charitable
United Materials

If you are interested in a sponsorship or looking for more information, please contact [email protected].


August 7, 2022
10:30 am - 1:30 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!