Explore & More

Rendering of Explore & More Children's Museum with tricycle on roof. Photo via ECHDC
Mike Baggerman
March 11, 2019 - 1:10 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Explore & More Children's Museum at Canalside is expected to finish its construction and open its doors in the coming months. On Monday, the Erie Canal Harbor Development Corporation, which oversees development at Canalside, approved a proposal by Explore & More...
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Explore & More Children's Museum at Canalside. Due to open in late-spring 2019. November 12, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
November 13, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Explore & More Children’s Museum is nearing the completion of its construction at Canalside and officials estimate a late-spring opening for the museum. “We’re moving along and we’re on schedule,” Explore & More CEO Michelle Urbanczyk told WBEN. “We fly in December to...
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Explore & More Children's Museum on March 5, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 05, 2018 - 3:44 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Explore & More Children's Museum is a $35 million project that still has about $7 million left to finish its construction. The museum has received all sorts of funding from members of the public, a challenge grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, and other...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
February 14, 2018 - 1:08 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Canalside's Explore & More Children's Museum announced another major step on Wednesday. The developing museum received a $6 million "challenge grant" from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation, meaning it will match future contributions made by public, private, and...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
November 30, 2017 - 4:42 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Explore & More Children's Museum concluded one of its construction phases on Thursday as crews hoisted the final steel beam onto the structure at Canalside. WATCH: The last steel beam placed on the Explore & More Children's Museum "Today does mark an important...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
August 04, 2017 - 1:21 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - State Senator Chris Jacobs on Friday announced a $1.5 million grant from the state for the Explore & More Children's Museum, the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park, and the Buffalo Heritage Carousel, all located on Buffalo's waterfront. Each organization...
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