The Strong Museum Admission - Rochester

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Departure Time :
    11/1/2018 - 12/31/2020Monday:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM Tuesday:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM Wednesday:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM Thursday:10:00 AM - 05:00 PM Friday:10:00 AM - 08:00 PM Saturday:10:00 AM - 08:00 PM Sunday:1.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    'The Strong' is conveniently located in downtown Rochester, New York
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


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.

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.


Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden (if option selected)

Limited, free parking is available in the museum lot on a first-come, first-served basis

Entry/Admission - The Strong National Museum of Play


Carousel and train rides, USD $1 per person

Game tokens are 5 for USD $1. Many games are free of charge

These tickets may not be applied toward the purchase of a membership

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