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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Museum Closed

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

We are closed today in observance of Labor Day! See you on Wednesday!

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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 »

Honk for Heroes

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

Come join us as we honor those who give so much for this great country of ours. This FREE outdoor event will showcase military, law enforcement, and first responder vehicles, aircraft, and personnel. Plus, join us at the Naval Park for a Remembering 9/11 ceremony. Additionally, there will be hands-on activities for the whole family inside and outside of Explore Read more about Honk for Heroes »

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Molina Mondays

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

Join us the 2nd Monday of the month for Molina Mondays, where Molina Healthcare members pay only $5 for admission! There will be fun, hands-on, health, wellness, and safety activities throughout the museum for the children and information and resources for the caregivers.  To reserve your ticket simply call (716)655-5131, be sure to bring your proof of membership and ID card to the museum.

Free Event: Tips and Tricks to Ease the Transition Back to School

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

 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, with a mask, 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 Read more about Free Event: Tips and Tricks to Ease the Transition Back to School »

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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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Incredible Hunt Jr.

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

Join us for the Incredible Hunt, Jr.! Little ones can participate in an exciting scavenger hunt throughout the museum and even go home with a special prize if they find all the clues. This event is included in the cost of museum admission, don't miss the fun!

The Incredible Hunt

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

Grab your friends and some comfy shoes and get ready to compete in this app-based adventure around Canalside, followed by a Finish Line Party. Brought you by your friends at Explore & More, the experts in play. This adults-only scavenger hunt around Canalside (and slightly beyond) will have you searching for clues and answering fun hometown trivia. The hunt will Read more about The Incredible Hunt »

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Incredible Hunt Jr.

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

Join us for the Incredible Hunt, Jr.! Little ones can participate in an exciting scavenger hunt throughout the museum and even go home with a special prize if they find all the clues. This event is included in the cost of museum admission, don't miss the fun!

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Incredible Hunt Jr.

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

Join us for the Incredible Hunt, Jr.! Little ones can participate in an exciting scavenger hunt throughout the museum and even go home with a special prize if they find all the clues. This event is included in the cost of museum admission, don't miss the 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 »

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Incredible Hunt Jr.

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

Join us for the Incredible Hunt, Jr.! Little ones can participate in an exciting scavenger hunt throughout the museum and even go home with a special prize if they find all the clues. This event is included in the cost of museum admission, don't miss the fun!