Calendar

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.

Tickets

Advance ticket purchases are required. You can purchase tickets here.

Museum Hours

Hours of Operation:

New Hours!
Open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10AM-4PM
Members Only: Friday 10AM-11AM

Holiday Hours:
The museum is closed on the following holidays: Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

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Trucking Through the Summer from A to Z

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until August 27, 2021

Free

We are celebrating all things trucks every Wednesday and Friday, all summer long as we work our way through the alphabet. From Ambulance to Zamboni, we will provide truck-themed activities inside the museum, as well as virtually. Additionally, we will have various trucks outside in front of the museum each week for kids to learn about and explore. On these days we’ll have special guests, storytelling and activities – free to all who stop by!

Trucking Wednesdays

Every Wednesday from July 7th to August 25th from 11 am – 2 pm truck your way through this summer with giveaways, activities and of course, trucks!

Wednesday, July 7- Admar’s 40-foot boom lift, Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Bookmobile & more!
Wednesday, July 14 – Tripi Landscaping’s dump truck, Buffalo Crane, United Materials Cement Mixer, Erie County Public Works dump truck
Wednesday, July 21 – OSC Manufacturing & Equipment Service Dieci Material Handler, Price Enterprises, Erie County Public Works excavator, Highmark BlueCross BlueShield Healthy Zone Cruiser
Wednesday, July 28 – Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Bookmobile
Wednesday, August 4- Milk for Health milk truck and friends, Erie County Public Works paint truck
Wednesday, August 11 – Tripi Landscaping skid-steer, Regional International sleeper truck, Erie County Public Works skid-steer, Colton RV
Wednesday, August 18 – NOCO tanker truck, AAA tow truck
Wednesday, August 25 – Fisher-Price fire truck

First Responder Fridays

Every Friday from July 9th to August 27th from 11 am – 2 pm come to see, learn, touch, and explore first responder vehicles, from fire trucks to police cruisers and ambulances!

Friday, July 9 – American Medical Response ambulance, Erie County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit, WNY Heroes Mobile Command Unit
Friday, July 16 – Buffalo Fire Department, Erie County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit
Friday, July 23 – Erie County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit
Friday, July 30 – Buffalo Fire Department, Erie County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit, ConnectLife Blood & Organ Donor Network Blood Mobile
Friday, August 6 – Buffalo Fire Department, Erie County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit
Friday, August 13 – Erie County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit
Friday, August 20 – Fisher-Price fire truck, Erie County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit
Friday, August 27 – Fisher-Price fire truck, Erie County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit

Details

Date:
August 11
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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https://exploreandmore.org/touch-a-truck/

Organizer

Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum
Phone:
(716)655-5131
Email:
info@exploreandmore.org
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