Step right up! Boardwalk Arcade is back by popular demand!

Experience entertaining, educational, and unforgettable family fun!

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.

Boardwalk Arcade
  • Step right up! Boardwalk Arcade is back by popular demand!

  • Experience entertaining, educational, and unforgettable family fun!

  • 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.

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 will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, September 17.

Toy Hall of Fame gallery is closed for renovation.

Museum Admission>

(does not include admission to
Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden)

Age 2 and older: $13.50

Under age 2: free

Museum members: always free

Museum News

University of Rochester students volunteer in The Strong's outdoor gardens as part of Wilson Day 2015, a day of community service.
Terry Marks-Tarlow, prominent psychotherapist and contributor to The Strong's American Journal of Play, tours the museum’s library and archives with Jeremy Saucier, assistant director for the International Center for the History of Electronic Games.
Sarah Kemp (third from right), Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs, U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China, tours The Strong during a recent visit to Rochester. Pictured with I Love New York's Gavin Landry, U.S. Department of Commerce's Rosanna Masucci and Tim McCall, and The Strong's Suzanne Seldes and Rollie Adams.
GUND, a subsidiary of Enesco and preeminent maker of plush toys, donates a comprehensive collection of plush figures and soft toys to The Strong.
Ward Stare (left), music director for the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, examines The Strong’s sheet music collection with Curator Nic Ricketts.

Calendar

September

14
Monday, September 14
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.
17
Thursday, September 17
10 a.m.
17
Thursday, September 17
19
Saturday, September 19
20
Sunday, September 20
21
Monday, September 21
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.
23
Wednesday, September 23
7 p.m.

Calendar

September

14
Monday, September 14
10:30 and 11:30 a.m.
17
Thursday, September 17
10 a.m.
17
Thursday, September 17

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