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:
Monday & Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 10 AM – 4 PM
Saturday: 10 AM – 5 PM
Sunday: 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Members Only: Sunday, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

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

Recurring

We are closed to the public!

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

We are closed to the public, we hope to see you soon for some hands-on play time!

Recurring

We are closed to the public!

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

We are closed to the public, we hope to see you soon for some hands-on play time!

Epicurean Event

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

Come explore cuisines from around the world with the top chefs in Western New York featuring chefs: Shana Maldonado - Built Without Guilt Lloyd Ligao - Pinoy Boi Smita Chutke - Smita's Cookery Brent & Caitlin Esposito - Espo's Catering Zelalem Gemmeda - Abyssinia Ethiopian Diego Castillo - Breva Kitchen Mary Ruth Rera - Guest Chef Ian Wortham - Guest Read more about Epicurean Event »

$250

Au-Some Evening

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

The theme for February Au-Some Evening is Friendship and Kindness. In addition to a fun night of play on all of our inclusive exhibits, we have special programming for families! In the Art Studio, families can make a Hanging Hearts Collage or Doily Heart Print. There will be sensory activities to explore in the Tinkering Tank including Valentine’s Day glitter playdough, Read more about Au-Some Evening »

Free
Recurring

Valentine’s Day Cookie & Craft Experience

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

Let’s bake with love! Join us for a special Valentine’s Day cookie & craft experience hosted by the Wonderland Princesses! Cost is $25/child with accompanied adult, pre-registration is required! Register today at exploreandmore.org - space is limited and is sure to sell out! February 11, 10am-11am & 11:30am-12:30pm » featuring Frog Princess and Rapunzel February 12, 10am-11am & 11:30am-12:30pm » Read more about Valentine’s Day Cookie & Craft Experience »

Inventors Day and International Day of Women and Girls in Science

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

The Tinkering Tank will have a fun science activity that experiments with separating all the pigments of color in a black marker design. Then there will also be information about the inventor of the modern felt tip marker, Sidney Rosenthal!

Valentine’s Day Cookie & Craft Experience

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

Let’s bake with love! Join us for a special Valentine’s Day cookie & craft experience hosted by the Wonderland Princesses! Cost is $25/child with accompanied adult, pre-registration is required! Register today at exploreandmore.org - space is limited and is sure to sell out! February 11, 10am-11am & 11:30am-12:30pm » featuring Frog Princess and Rapunzel February 12, 10am-11am & 11:30am-12:30pm » Read more about Valentine’s Day Cookie & Craft Experience »

$25
Recurring

Members Only Playtime

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

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.