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The Explore & More Children’s Museum in East Aurora received two gifts from Wegmans on Thursday totaling $1.05 million for its capital campaign to build a facility at Canalside in downtown Buffalo in 2016.

Wegmans Food Markets donated $550,000 to the project, and the Wegman Family Charitable Foundation donated $500,000 to support the new museum’s rooftop garden.

The museum’s “From Farm to Fork” educational play zone and its galley cooking area will carry the Wegman name.

The 20-year-old children’s museum is planning to move from its longtime Southtowns home to a new 40,000-square-foot museum facility on Buffalo’s waterfront on the former Aud Block.