Welcome to The Strong museum—the ultimate play destination® for all ages!

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

  • Welcome to The Strong museum—the ultimate play destination® for all ages!

  • 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 Admission>

(does not include admission to
Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden)

Age 2 and older: $15

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 Guide to Making Public History, part of Rowman & Littlefield's American Association for State and Local History book series edited by Bob Beatty, examines The Strong's transformation into the only collections-based museum in the world dedicated to the study of play.
Fellowship recipient Dany Guay-Belanger from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, visits The Strong to inform a project aimed at developing a methodology for studying older video games.
Tim Walsh—game inventor, author, and member of the National Toy Hall of Fame’s National Selection Advisory Committee—tours The Strong’s collections and archives. Pictured here with staff from the museum’s library and some of his materials, including his book Timeless Toys.
Democrat and Chronicle readers name The Strong museum Rochester’s Choice for best museum for the 16th consecutive year. 

Calendar

January

22
Monday, January 22
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.
22
Monday, January 22
11 a.m.–2 p.m.
24
Wednesday, January 24
11:40 a.m. & 1:40 p.m.
25
Thursday, January 25
2–3:30 p.m.
29
Monday, January 29
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.
29
Monday, January 29
11 a.m.–2 p.m.
31
Wednesday, January 31
11:40 a.m. & 1:40 p.m.

February

1
Thursday, February 1
2–3:30 p.m.

Calendar

January

22
Monday, January 22
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.
22
Monday, January 22
11 a.m.–2 p.m.
24
Wednesday, January 24
11:40 a.m. & 1:40 p.m.

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