If you plan to visit us on Sunday, May 19th, please be aware that both the Hospice Memorial Walk and annual Go Bike Buffalo SkyRide are taking place in and around Canalside during the morning, so some nearby roads are closed and parking is limited.

We are looking forward to your visit!


Soft Opening/Sneak Peek Hours: 

Saturday & Sunday: 10 a.m – 6 p.m.

Additional days and times to be added, check back!


adults & children (ages 1 & up): $11
children under age 1: free
explore & more members: free*

$15 admission on Super Sundays/special activity days (*$4 for members)

Ticket sales are temporarily closed. Please check back later to purchase tickets.


birth-12 years of age


Open: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, February break week, Easter, Spring break week, Fourth of July, Indigenous Peoples Day (Columbus Day), Veterans Day, Christmas Eve (10:00 am – 3:00 pm), New Year’s Eve (10:00 am – 2:00 pm), New Year’s Day

Closed: Memorial Day, Labor Day Week, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
There may be additional closures due to severe weather. Check your local news for updates on delays and closings.


explore & more children’s museum
130 main street
buffalo, ny 14202

(716) 655-5131

With the new, centrally located facility, Explore & More is now accessible to over 225,000 children under the age of 15, and more than 1.3 million total people in the 50 miles surrounding the museum. Just a 3.5 mile drive on the I-190 from the Peace Bridge or a 38 minute train ride from Niagara Falls, Explore & More is easily accessible. Find your way via car, bus, metro-rail or train and let the fun begin!

Source: Alteryx, 2019. Population figures include Southern Ontario

Map of Explore & More at Canalside