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.

Au-Some Evening with Superheroes!

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

This month's event is extra special - the Super Hero Alliance of WNY superheroes will be here for Au-Some Evenings & Halloween Fun. There'll be a photo booth with costumes, backdrops and props, Halloween activities, and more! Bring a bag or pumpkin pail for trick or treating throughout the museum exhibits and wear a costume if you would like. To Read more about Au-Some Evening with Superheroes! »

Family Fun Fall Fest

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

We're celebrating all things Fall! Join us for autumn-themed fun to celebrate the changing of the seasons, we'll pet live farm animals with Milk for Health; create some yummy, and healthy, pumpkin butter with Molina HealthCare, sing songs, play music, cheer on our favorite football team, and more! Don't miss the fun!

Harvest Party

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

No school? No problem! Bring your school-age children to Explore & More on Monday, October 11th for a full day of play from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM! Your children will participate in a jam-packed day of animal discovery and fall-themed fun to celebrate the changing of the seasons both indoors playing and learning in the museum exhibits and outdoors Read more about Harvest Party »

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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.

National Farmer’s Day with Milk for Heatlh

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

Join us for a free activity day as we celebrate National Farmer's Day!  Live farm animals, fun activities and treats for all our friends. Presented by Milk for Health

Free
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Children’s Garden

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

The Children’s Garden is a 1 hour program in our third floor Tinkering Tank for our littlest ones (ages 2-3) along with their parent or caregiver to engage with each other, follow a simple routine and make new friends. 

$12
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Baby & Me

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

What: The Baby & Me class at Explore & More is designed to support the developmental needs of young children through play!  We will provide educator-led, hands on experiences for your child that will encourage their language, social, cognitive and physical skills, all while giving caregivers the opportunity to form friendships with each other.  Join us for some discovery and Read more about Baby & Me »

$12
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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 »

Recurring

Children’s Garden

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

The Children’s Garden is a 1 hour program in our third floor Tinkering Tank for our littlest ones (ages 2-3) along with their parent or caregiver to engage with each other, follow a simple routine and make new friends. 

$12
Recurring

Baby & Me

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

What: The Baby & Me class at Explore & More is designed to support the developmental needs of young children through play!  We will provide educator-led, hands on experiences for your child that will encourage their language, social, cognitive and physical skills, all while giving caregivers the opportunity to form friendships with each other.  Join us for some discovery and Read more about Baby & Me »

$12
Recurring

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 »

Welloween

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

A Halloween Family Health Fair focused on disability awareness and providing family resources. Speak with 10 local organizations on site providing advice and answering questions for caregivers, plus receive resource bags, trick or treat bags and fun activities throughout the museum.