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.

Cooking Galley

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

Join us in our 4th floor Cooking Galley for fun with food! This program is free and open to visitors of all ages.

Make Ice Cream with the Snow Queen

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

Escape the heat and join the Snow Queen to make your favorite summertime treat in Explore & More’s 4th floor Cooking Galley. Each participant will create their own favor and learn the science behind making ice cream. Click here for tickets! Note: Program contains dairy

$22

Cooking Galley

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

Join us in our 4th floor Cooking Galley for fun with food! This program is free and open to visitors of all ages.

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Cooking Galley

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

Stop by the Cooking Galley to try a healthy snack that is so delicious kids don’t even realize it’s good for them!  This program is free and open to visitors of all ages – no prior registration required.

Cooking Galley

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

Healthy snacking can also be fun! Join us in the 4th floor Cooking Galley to make and EAT “Ants on a Log!”  This program is free and open to visitors of all ages – no prior registration required.

Cooking Galley

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

Join us in our 4th floor Cooking Galley for fun with food! This program is free and open to visitors of all ages.

Play Late Till 8!

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

The play extends late for parents who work, kids who need a night of getting their energy out, or families looking for an excuse to play together! No prior registration required, included with admission.

Cooking Galley

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

Join us in our 4th floor Cooking Galley to celebrate the 4th of July by making a delicious Red, White & Blue Summer Snack Mix. This program is free and open to visitors of all ages.

Ticket Promotion: $4 off the 4th

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

In celebration of the 4th of July, we are taking $4 off of individual admission tickets (normally $11).  Offer valid only 7/4/2019.

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Art Studio

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

Join us in our 4th floor Art Studio for creative activities during our open studio time - no registration required.  

Touch A Truck

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

Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum is bringing the truck action to Canalside for a whole new way to play at Touch A Truck presented by M&T Bank. For the first time - Explore & More is taking over Canalside with a mix of free and fee truck-based activities across the area with over 40 Read more about Touch A Truck »

Fearless Family Play Day presented by BlueCross BlueShield of WNY

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

Fearless Family Play Day presented by BlueCross BlueShield of WNY Join us this Saturday, June 1st from 10 am - 6 pm for a full day of fun and engaging healthy activities located throughout the museum’s play zones and educational studios at Fearless Family Play Day presented by BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York. These family friendly activity days are Read more about Fearless Family Play Day presented by BlueCross BlueShield of WNY »