Walk among hundreds of breathtaking butterflies in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden.

Welcome to The Strong—the nation's museum of play!

The Strong's electronic games collection is one of the largest in the world.

  • Walk among hundreds of breathtaking butterflies in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden.

  • Welcome to The Strong—the nation's museum of play!

  • The Strong's electronic games collection is one of the largest in the world.

Museum Hours

Monday–Thursday

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday & Saturday

10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sunday

noon to 5 p.m.

Museum closes 4 p.m. July 4.
Portions of the second floor are under construction.

Museum Admission>

(does not include admission to
Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden)

Age 2 and older: $14

Under age 2: free

Museum members: always free

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Book a Tour

For group price information,
contact Karen Dodson.
585-410-6359
kdodson@museumofplay.org

Museum News

The Strong’s Scott Eberle talks about why play is important for adults in the article “Think Like a Kid” published this month in Parents magazine.
The producer of the iconic game The Oregon Trail donates a collection of materials to The Strong that documents the history of the pioneering company and illuminates the ways that it integrated its educational products into school curricula around the nation. 
KidsOutandAbout.com readers vote The Strong museum the Top Place to Take Kids in the Rochester area for the 12th year in a row.
The Strong displays the Florida work desk of inventor Ralph Baer, video game pioneer and inventor of the memory game Simon and other toys, in its eGameRevolution exhibit. Baer’s son, Mark, friend and co-worker Bob Pelovitz, and the museum’s Jon-Paul Dyson pictured at the unveiling ceremony.
Veronika Bulowski, the German representative for the Wine, Waters and Wonders overseas tourism program, joins The Strong’s Karen Dodson for a tour. Pictured with Visit Rochester’s Diana Rapp and Sonia Ascensio.

Calendar

July

4
Monday, July 4
9
Saturday, July 9
11 a.m.–4 p.m.
10
Sunday, July 10
1–4 p.m.
15
Friday, July 15
7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)

Calendar

July

4
Monday, July 4
9
Saturday, July 9
11 a.m.–4 p.m.
10
Sunday, July 10
1–4 p.m.

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