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
Special Sunday Hours: Open 10AM-2:30PM October 24

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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Halloween Spooktacular

Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum 130 Main Street

We have a Super Spooktacular Halloween planned with tons of tricks and treats so your ghosts and goblins can have lots of spooky (and safe) fun! Join us from October 24-30 for a super scavenger hunt throughout the museum, find all the clues and go home with a Halloween treat! Don't forget to wear your costume.

Buffalo Autism Project

Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum 130 Main Street

You're invited: to a sensory-friendly trick or treat, brought to you by our friends at Buffalo Autism Project! Join us right here at Explore & More on Sunday, October 24th from 3 pm -6 pm for some sensory-friendly Halloween fun.

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Halloween Spooktacular

Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum 130 Main Street

We have a Super Spooktacular Halloween planned with tons of tricks and treats so your ghosts and goblins can have lots of spooky (and safe) fun! Join us from October 24-30 for a super scavenger hunt throughout the museum, find all the clues and go home with a Halloween treat! Don't forget to wear your costume.

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Halloween Spooktacular

Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum 130 Main Street

We have a Super Spooktacular Halloween planned with tons of tricks and treats so your ghosts and goblins can have lots of spooky (and safe) fun! Join us from October 24-30 for a super scavenger hunt throughout the museum, find all the clues and go home with a Halloween treat! Don't forget to wear your costume.

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Members Only Playtime

Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum 130 Main Street

  Members-only playtime means that our members get access to all the fun and play the museum has to offer, just with other members!  This special members-only playtime is a perk that comes free with every membership.

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Folk Art Fridays

Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum 130 Main Street

Join us at Explore & More for FOLK ART FRIDAYS beginning, Friday, July 9th, and every Friday throughout 2021 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, as we conduct activities that will immerse children and families in different forms of folk art, from dance and movement to songs and storytelling, to costuming and crafts.  Don't miss out on the fun! Participation is FREE with paid Read more about Folk Art Fridays »

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Halloween Spooktacular

Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum 130 Main Street

We have a Super Spooktacular Halloween planned with tons of tricks and treats so your ghosts and goblins can have lots of spooky (and safe) fun! Join us from October 24-30 for a super scavenger hunt throughout the museum, find all the clues and go home with a Halloween treat! Don't forget to wear your costume.

Recurring

Halloween Spooktacular

Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum 130 Main Street

We have a Super Spooktacular Halloween planned with tons of tricks and treats so your ghosts and goblins can have lots of spooky (and safe) fun! Join us from October 24-30 for a super scavenger hunt throughout the museum, find all the clues and go home with a Halloween treat! Don't forget to wear your costume.

‘Leaf’ it to Fall for Fun

Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum 130 Main Street

When school’s out, we’re here to help working families with fun and educational programs for school-age kids! Explore & More's Study & Play Program brings learning and fun together—and the best part? The fun, inspiring activities we have planned will help kids take a breather from screen time, while still having a blast. Join us as we get moving and grooving with Kidding Read more about ‘Leaf’ it to Fall for Fun »

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Folk Art Fridays

Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum 130 Main Street

Join us at Explore & More for FOLK ART FRIDAYS beginning, Friday, July 9th, and every Friday throughout 2021 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, as we conduct activities that will immerse children and families in different forms of folk art, from dance and movement to songs and storytelling, to costuming and crafts.  Don't miss out on the fun! Participation is FREE with paid Read more about Folk Art Fridays »

Superhero Day at the Museum

Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum 130 Main Street

Spend the day with your favorite superheroes! This action-packed day will feature live-action performances as the superheroes lead families on an adventure throughout the museum. Can you help solve the superhero mystery? Plus the day will include: Take photos with your favorite characters Interactive virtual experiences throughout the museum Superhero themed activities Take super photos in the photobooth Every child Read more about Superhero Day at the Museum »

$15