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Explore & More invites grown-ups to come play

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Mon, Aug 5th 2019 03:00 pm
Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum at night. (Photo by Joe Cascio)
Explore & More - The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children's Museum at night. (Photo by Joe Cascio)

The adults take over the museum as Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum holds its first “Grown Up Night of Play” at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 16. Guests ages 21 and over are invited to enjoy food, drinks, music and play across four floors of fun at Canalside.

General admission (6:30-9:30 p.m.) is $35. Activities throughout the museum include:

•DIY barbecue rub in the Cooking Galley

•Paint a wine glass in the Art Studio

•Food and drinks

•Tommyrotter Distillery drink sampling

•Live music on the Rooftop Terrace

•And fun museum play throughout!

Day-of-event general admission tickets at the door are $40.

VIP admission (stay late past 9:30 p.m.) is $50 and includes

•Champagne toast

•Stargazing

•Watch the fireworks on the rooftop terrace (weather permitting)

Tickets and more information can be found at www.exploreandmore.org or by calling 716-655-5131, ext. 7015.

Explore & More Children’s Museum was founded 25 years ago on the principle that play is essential to healthy development in children. Explore & More is a world-class children's museum that uses immersive exhibits to celebrate the power of child-led play and exploration across seven engaging play zones and three educational play studios. The four-story, 43,000-square-foot museum features interactive exhibits that tell the story of Western New York’s waterways, culture, traditions, architecture, agriculture, sports, industries and innovations.

Its mission is to provide best-in-class play experiences where all children, families and the community can explore, learn and develop together. This museum moved from its 6,000 square-foot East Aurora location to this new spot at Canalside in Buffalo.

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