Explore & More Children's Museum

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

A popular family-oriented Canalside attraction is getting ready to reopen as Western New York enters Phase Four of economic reopening Tuesday. But it will be a slower reopening process for Explore & More Children's Museum, whose leaders say is being done in order to do it properly and safely in an environment where touching is encouraged.

Explore & More Children's Museum

As the four stories of Explore & More's new $29 million home take shape at Canalside, the children's museum has launched its first crowdfunding effort to help shape its inside.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

The next phase of construction of Explore & More Children's Museum's future home will start later this summer. As the exterior of the multi-story building comes together, the organization has chosen the contractor who will be responsible for assembling the interior.


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At Canalside in Buffalo Monday, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer said he is pushing to get financing for the new Explore & More Children's Museum over the finish line.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

The future Explore & More Children's Museum at Buffalo's Canalside will have a late local icon's name added to the building when it opens next winter. The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation is providing a $6 million challenge grant to help complete construction and support its long-term sustainability.


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A West Seneca woman whose work has focused on serving families and children will help guide the completion of one of the region's most highly-anticipated projects.

Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Explore & More Children's Museum has received another large cash gift to help build its planned new facility in Buffalo's Canalside district. The charitable foundations from the Buffalo Bills, Buffalo Sabres and New Era Cap have teamed up to provide a $1 million gift for the introduction of a local sports themed exhibit.


Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Explore and More's new children's museum is a step closer to reality. Ground was broken Wednesday morning on the site of its future home in Buffalo's Canalside.


Michael Mroziak, WBFO

Explore and More Children's Museum is receiving a significant cash gift for its capital campaign, as it moves forward with plans to build a new home on Buffalo's waterfront.


Michael Mroziak, WBFO

An existing partnership between Explore & More Children's Museum and M&T Bank is expanding, with the latter announcing additional funding for use in the museum's capital and curriculum needs.


Michael Mroziak, WBFO

How do you get local families excited about a new downtown Buffalo children's museum that isn't scheduled to open for two more years? Let kids touch a truck. It's just one activity to be held in early June, as Explore and More looks forward to their upcoming new interactive museum in Canalside.


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The new chief executive officer of the Explore & More Children's Museum is looking forward to leading the institution's construction of a new downtown Buffalo center, and providing the same interactive learning experiences that helped him remain interested in learning as a youngster.

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Investing in kid-friendly cultural institutions is good for both families and the economy according to Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw, who is proposing $3 million in capital investments for the Buffalo Museum of Science and the future Explore & More Children's Museum at Canalside.