The Strong Museum Admission - Rochester

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
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  • Duration: Flexible
  • Departure Time :
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 10am to 5pm, Friday and Saturday, 10am to 8pm, Sunday, Noon to 5pm, Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. The museum may close early on holiday eves.
  • Departure Details :
    'The Strong' is conveniently located in downtown Rochester, New York
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Discover a world of fun at the Strong National Museum of Play, a hands-on history center for children and families in Rochester, New York.The museum is the only collections-based museum in the world devoted solely to play. With 100,000 square feet of dynamic, interactive exhibit space, 'the Strong' provides educational, entertaining, and unforgettable family fun. Come see why it has earned TripAdvisors highest rating and why its consistently included in the top 10 lists of best museums not only in the US, but the entire world.

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Editor's Pick
  • Popular choice with kids

Know More about this tour

Well knownas the nations museum of play, 'the Strong' explores the ways in which play encourages learning, creativity, and discovery, and illuminates cultural history. Inside, discover the National Toy Hall of Fame, the World Video Game Hall of Fame, and the world's largest collection of toys, games, and dolls.

Stay for a few hours or an entire day. Check out the museum events, food court, shop, carousel, and the following permanent exhibits:

America at PlayExplore how play illuminates American cultural history through artifact cases and timelines. See rare objects on view only at 'the Strong.'

American Comic Book Heroes: The Battle of Good vs. EvilDiscover Superman, Iron Man, and others in an exhibit that explores the history of superhero comic books in America.

The Berenstain Bears: Down a Sunny Dirt Road Enter the world of the Berenstain Bears, including Main Street, Farmer Bens Farm, and Brother and Sister Bears Club Houses.

Build, Drive, Go (Opens December 6) Design a race track, build skyscrapers, work at a construction site, and more.

Can You Tell Me How to Get to Sesame Street?Go hands-on with the activities seen on television.

Dancing Wings Butterfly GardenExperience 800 free-flying North American and tropical butterflies. (USD $5 additional, 20-minutes)

eGameRevolution Enter a video arcade with operating, historic video games. Play PC and console games, Giant Tetris, Pac-Man Battle Royale, and more.

Field of PlayWalk through a giant kaleidoscope, 'drive' a drag racer, climb a rock wall, and more.

Game Time! Move like a piece on a giant game board through three centuries of American games, puzzles, and public amusements.

Monopoly: An American Icon Discover the surprising story of one of Americas favorite games in this display of rare and historic versions of Monopoly.

Play PalsPlay house, heal a teddy bear, and save the world. Play Pals traces the evolution of dolls, action figures, toy soldiers, and plush animals through three centuries of American history.

Reading Adventureland Follow the Yellow Brick Road into five literary landscapes: Adventure Island, Mystery Mansion, Fairy Tale Forest, the Upside-Down Nonsense House, and the Wizards Workshop.

Toy Halls of FameGo hands-on with the toys beloved by generations in this state-of-the-art exhibit featuring National Toy Hall of Fame and Toy Industry Hall of Fame inductees.

Wegmans Super Kids MarketCruise the aisles, work the cash register, and role play at the kid-sized Market Cafe.

Inclusions

  • Ticket includes general admission
  • Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden (if option selected)
  • Limited, free parking is available in the museum lot on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Weekend activities, unless otherwise noted in museum calendar, are included with general admission

Exclusions

  • Carousel and train rides, USD $1 per person
  • Game tokens are 5 for USD $1. Many games are free of charge

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult

The Butterfly Garden is a 20-minute breathtaking experience. Reserve your timed entry upon arrival

On-site food court featuring pizza, subs, tacos, healthy vending, and ice cream shop. See menu for prices

On-site Skyliner Diner operated by Bill Gray's restaurant. See menu for prices

On-site museum shop