BUFFALO, NY-- The Explore and More Children's museum at Canalside made a big announcement Tuesday morning.

The museum announced they will receive a one million dollar capital campaign gift from New Era Cap Co., New Era Cap Foundation, the Buffalo Bills Foundation and the Buffalo Sabres' Foundation.

“At New Era, we’re best known for our partnerships with the major sports leagues. But equally as important is our desire to fuel a passion for sports in the next generation,” said Chris Koch, president and CEO, New Era in a released statement. “We’re proud to support this educational play zone at Explore & More Children’s Museum and to invest in our community’s children through a sports experience they can appreciate and learn from - whether they’re an athlete or a fan.”

The donation will be used to sponsor an educational play zone. The museum is on track to open next year.

You can watch the full press conference here: