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

Fellowship recipient Benjamin Lindquist, PhD candidate from Princeton University, examines various toy and game collections at The Strong to investigate the growing importance of “fun” in contemporary religion.
Fellowship recipient Koral LaVorgna, PhD candidate from the University of New Brunswick, explores the material culture of post-World War II childhood through examination of cereal box prizes from The Strong’s collections.
Fellowship recipient Emily Aguilo-Perez, PhD candidate from Pennsylvania State University, studies museum collections and archival materials to inform a project titled “Remembering Barbie: A Study of Interactions with Barbie among Puerto Rican Females.”
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.

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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