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

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

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

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

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.

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

Museum News

The Strong’s World Video Game Hall of Fame names the inductees for 2016: Grand Theft Auto III, The Legend of Zelda, The Oregon Trail, The Sims, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Space Invaders.
Computer scientists from Malmo University in Sweden tour The Strong’s electronic games collections with Jeremy Saucier, assistant director of the museum’s International Center for the History of Electronic Games.
Fellowship recipient Nancy Callahan, emeritus art professor at the State University of New York at Oneonta, explores The Strong’s collection of educational toys from the late 1900s to inspire a forthcoming sculpture related to the history of toymakers.
Debbie McCoy, The Strong’s assistant vice president for education, speaks to Empire State College students about the use of block play in early childhood classrooms.

Calendar

May

9
Monday, May 9
10 a.m.–2 p.m.
14
Saturday, May 14
11 a.m.–4 p.m.
15
Sunday, May 15
1–4 p.m.
16
Monday, May 16
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.
23
Monday, May 23
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

June

4
Saturday, June 4
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

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