New Hours!
Advance ticket registration is encouraged.
Open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10 AM-4 PM
Members Only: Friday 10 AM-11 AM
Special Sunday Hours from 10 AM – 2:30 PM, December 5, December 12


Open: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, February break week, Spring break week, Veterans Day, New Year’s Eve

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


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

Buying tickets as a gift? Click here to purchase tickets online, and give the gift of play!

Questions? Call us at (716)655-5131


Advance ticket purchases are required. You can purchase tickets here.

ACM Reciprocal


Members of ACM’s Reciprocal Network receive 50% off regular admission for up to 6 people – including the cardholder, who must be present.  For discount to be valid, present your membership card with the red RN logo upon admission.  Click here to view a list of participating Children’s Museums, or visit our Membership page for information on how to become part of the ACM Reciprocal Network.  Call (716) 655-5131 ext. 7077 to reserve your tickets in advance.

arts access


Arts Access is a program that opens the door to arts and culture for all Western New Yorkers by connecting them to free and low-cost cultural opportunities in their communities. Click here to learn more about signing up for Arts Access.  Already an Arts Access card holder?  Please call (716) 655-5131 ext. 7077 to reserve your tickets. $2 admission per person is due upon check-in.

blue star

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Through the generous support of National Fuel, Explore & More is proud to be a Blue Star Museum. We are proud to offer active military personnel AND their immediate families free admission into the museum, Memorial Day through Labor Day. Call (716) 655-5131 ext. 7077 to reserve your tickets in advance. Please present your military ID for verification upon check in.  Click here to learn more about the Blue Star Museums.

museums on us

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Explore & More is pleased to be part of Museums on Us, Bank of America customers enjoy one free general admission ticket on the first weekend of every month.  To register, please call the museum at (716)655-5131. Be sure to present your Bank of America®, Merrill Lynch® or Bank of America Private Bank credit or debit card and a photo ID when you arrive.  For more info, click here.


explore & more
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

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