Calendar

So much fun, so close to home! Unless otherwise noted, special events typically end by 4 p.m. and are included with general museum admission fees.

Programs underwritten in part by official airline of The Strong.

December

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Friday, December 9
6 p.m.

Enjoy a short concert by Eastman School of Music students featuring Quintensity followed by a question and answer session.

 

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Saturday, December 10
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Celebrate the opening of The Strong’s newest permanent exhibit, America at Play. Trace the history of 300 years of play in America—from the introduction of mass-manufactured toys to the video game revolution. View rare artifacts and national treasures from The Strong’s world-renowned collections, including the first, handmade Monopoly set by Charles Darrow, who popularized the game. See what’s new in The Strong’s collections with rotating displays featuring themes such as Dungeons & Dragons, Japanese video games, and miniature rooms. Play a two-person toy trivia game, watch oral histories of play memories, and enjoy books about toys and play. Saturday only, take a trip back in time and see what play was like in 19th-century America with the Genesee Country Village and Museum. Try your hand at toys of the past, including jackstraws, the whimmy-diddle, and more. Create a cup-and-ball game to take home. 

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.

 
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Monday, December 12
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book!

Reading Adventureland Storybook Theater:

This month: Holiday Joy. Celebrate the season with tales about traditions and treats. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Saturday, December 17

The reindeer Run 5K, a family-friendly foot race at The Strong, is scheduled for Saturday, December 17. Reindeer antlers are available to the firth 300 kid run and 1,200 5K registrants. Register at yellowjacketracing.com/races/reindeer-run

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Saturday, December 24

The museum closes at 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 24.

25
Sunday, December 25

The museum is closed for the Christmas holiday. 

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Monday, December 26

Explore the Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and IceTM exhibit and see what life was like as a dinosaur during the Cretaceous period. Pose for pictures with Fidelisaurus, the mascot of Fidelis Care on Monday through Thursday. Design and build your very own KitRex Dino Head, a puppet craft created from a paper puzzle. Soar a pterodactyl​ down a zip line. Check out the Big, Scary, and Extinct display and view artifacts that uncover why dinosaurs fascinate children and inspire their play. Exhibit sponsored by Fidelis Care. 

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

27
Tuesday, December 27

Explore the Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and IceTM exhibit and see what life was like as a dinosaur during the Cretaceous period. Pose for pictures with Fidelisaurus, the mascot of Fidelis Care on Monday through Thursday. Design and build your very own KitRex Dino Head, a puppet craft created from a paper puzzle. Soar a pterodactyl​ down a zip line. Check out the Big, Scary, and Extinct display and view artifacts that uncover why dinosaurs fascinate children and inspire their play. Exhibit sponsored by Fidelis Care. 

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

28
Wednesday, December 28

Explore the Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and IceTM exhibit and see what life was like as a dinosaur during the Cretaceous period. Pose for pictures with Fidelisaurus, the mascot of Fidelis Care on Monday through Thursday. Design and build your very own KitRex Dino Head, a puppet craft created from a paper puzzle. Soar a pterodactyl​ down a zip line. Check out the Big, Scary, and Extinct display and view artifacts that uncover why dinosaurs fascinate children and inspire their play. Exhibit sponsored by Fidelis Care. 

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

29
Thursday, December 29

Explore the Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and IceTM exhibit and see what life was like as a dinosaur during the Cretaceous period. Pose for pictures with Fidelisaurus, the mascot of Fidelis Care on Monday through Thursday. Design and build your very own KitRex Dino Head, a puppet craft created from a paper puzzle. Soar a pterodactyl​ down a zip line. Check out the Big, Scary, and Extinct display and view artifacts that uncover why dinosaurs fascinate children and inspire their play. Exhibit sponsored by Fidelis Care. 

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

30
Friday, December 30

Explore the Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and IceTM exhibit and see what life was like as a dinosaur during the Cretaceous period. Pose for pictures with Fidelisaurus, the mascot of Fidelis Care on Monday through Thursday. Design and build your very own KitRex Dino Head, a puppet craft created from a paper puzzle. Soar a pterodactyl​ down a zip line. Check out the Big, Scary, and Extinct display and view artifacts that uncover why dinosaurs fascinate children and inspire their play. Exhibit sponsored by Fidelis Care. 

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

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Saturday, December 31

The museum closes at 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 31. 

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Saturday, December 31

Explore the Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and IceTM exhibit and see what life was like as a dinosaur during the Cretaceous period. Pose for pictures with Fidelisaurus, the mascot of Fidelis Care on Monday through Thursday. Design and build your very own KitRex Dino Head, a puppet craft created from a paper puzzle. Soar a pterodactyl​ down a zip line. Check out the Big, Scary, and Extinct display and view artifacts that uncover why dinosaurs fascinate children and inspire their play. Exhibit sponsored by Fidelis Care. 

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

January

1
Sunday, January 1

Explore the Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and IceTM exhibit and see what life was like as a dinosaur during the Cretaceous period. Pose for pictures with Fidelisaurus, the mascot of Fidelis Care on Monday through Thursday. Design and build your very own KitRex Dino Head, a puppet craft created from a paper puzzle. Soar a pterodactyl​ down a zip line. Check out the Big, Scary, and Extinct display and view artifacts that uncover why dinosaurs fascinate children and inspire their play. Exhibit sponsored by Fidelis Care. 

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

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Monday, January 2

Explore the Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and IceTM exhibit and see what life was like as a dinosaur during the Cretaceous period. Pose for pictures with Fidelisaurus, the mascot of Fidelis Care on Monday through Thursday. Design and build your very own KitRex Dino Head, a puppet craft created from a paper puzzle. Soar a pterodactyl​ down a zip line. Check out the Big, Scary, and Extinct display and view artifacts that uncover why dinosaurs fascinate children and inspire their play. Exhibit sponsored by Fidelis Care. 

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

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Saturday, January 7
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Say “hello” to mermaids Tory and Katfish and learn about undersea creatures, such as starfish. Meet the Pout-Pout Fish and enjoy story readings of The Pout-Pout Fish and Pout-Pout Fish and the Big, Big Dark. Visit Rainbow Reef and play an eye-spy game. Discover the colorful sea world of the PBS Kids show Splash & Bubbles seen locally on WXXI-TV. Try on scuba gear and learn tricks from staff from the Aquatic Center of Rochester. Create a life-sized drawing of yourself as a fanciful mermaid, pirate, or sea creature. Dig for buried treasure at the Kinetic Sand indoor beach. Use puppets to plan out an under-the-sea adventure. Included with general museum admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

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Sunday, January 8

Last chance to learn how the Star Wars movie franchise revolutionized play and playthings in the exclusive The Force at Play exhibit. View dozens of artifacts from The Strong’s collections, including original Kenner Star Wars action figures and spaceships, LEGO sets, an original video from the making of the first Star Wars video games, and video game design documents. Also, play arcade video games, such as Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, and Star Wars: Battle Pod

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Sunday, January 8
1–4 p.m.

Say “hello” to mermaids Tory and Katfish and learn about undersea creatures, such as starfish. Meet the Pout-Pout Fish and enjoy story readings of The Pout-Pout Fish and Pout-Pout Fish and the Big, Big Dark. Visit Rainbow Reef and play an eye-spy game. Discover the colorful sea world of the PBS Kids show Splash & Bubbles seen locally on WXXI-TV. Try on scuba gear and learn tricks from staff from the Aquatic Center of Rochester. Create a life-sized drawing of yourself as a fanciful mermaid, pirate, or sea creature. Dig for buried treasure at the Kinetic Sand indoor beach. Use puppets to plan out an under-the-sea adventure. Included with general museum admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

9
Monday, January 9
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Things that Go. Zoom through tales about transportation. Included with general museum admission fees.  

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Monday, January 16
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Enjoy special performances celebrating black history presented by Bright Star Theatre. In Heroes of the Underground Railroad, learn about Harriet Tubman, Levi Coffin, and other powerful leaders during the Abolitionist Movement in the United States. Watch Let It Shine: The American Civil Rights Movement and learn about the pivotal moments that took place in the 1950s and 1960s, including the Montgomery bus boycott. Learn how to encourage positive conversations about race, create a craft to use as a symbol of peace, and explore art created by Art Force Five. Included with general museum admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

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Friday, January 20
7 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)

Join author Jean Davidson, granddaughter of founding Harley-Davidson member Walter Davidson, as she presents “Growing Up Harley-Davidson,” a special adult evening offering a personal look into one of the most famous families in motorcycling history. After years of gathering personal family stories and photographs, Davidson recounts her childhood experiences, how she owned the largest Harley-Davidson dealership in Wisconsin, and her memories of meeting world-famous racers, such as Evil Knievel. After the talk, enjoy an exclusive meet-and-greet opportunity with Davidson at a reception sponsored by Marshall Street Bar and Grill. Light refreshments provided.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit museumofplay.org/visit/jean-davidson.

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Saturday, January 21
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Hit the road with America’s most iconic and beloved motorcycle. Explore a pretend engineering lab and motorcycle dealership, and use science, technology, engineering, and math concepts to dream up a bike design, build a prototype, and hop on for a test drive. Learn the skills needed to become a design engineer, step into an engine bay, and create your own race track to speed to victory. Opening weekend only, create your own motorcycle and meet with children’s author Jean Davidson, granddaughter of founding Harley-Davidson member Walter Davidson. Included with general museum admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

22
Sunday, January 22
1–4 p.m.

Hit the road with America’s most iconic and beloved motorcycle. Explore a pretend engineering lab and motorcycle dealership, and use science, technology, engineering, and math concepts to dream up a bike design, build a prototype, and hop on for a test drive. Learn the skills needed to become a design engineer, step into an engine bay, and create your own race track to speed to victory. Opening weekend only, create your own motorcycle and meet with children’s author Jean Davidson, granddaughter of founding Harley-Davidson member Walter Davidson. Included with general museum admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

23
Monday, January 23
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Things that Go. Zoom through tales about transportation. Included with general museum admission fees.  

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Saturday, January 28
11 a.m.

Delight in a preview performance of Hansel and Gretel presented by the Rochester Association of Performing Arts. Watch as a brother and sister journey through the woods and try to escape an evil witch. Included with general museum admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

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Monday, January 30
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Things that Go. Zoom through tales about transportation. Included with general museum admission fees.  

February

4
Saturday, February 4
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

 Meet with mascots from local sports teams, including the Rochester Americans, Rochester Knighthawks, Rochester Red Wings, State University of New York (SUNY) Alfred State, and SUNY Geneseo. Vote for your favorite mascot, test your skills with a sports trivia challenge, predict who will win this year’s Super Bowl, and create your own pennant or pompom to cheer on your favorite team. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Monday, February 6
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Tropical Tales. Be whisked away with stories set in warm weather climates. Included with general museum admission fees.  

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Saturday, February 11
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Dress in your most regal attire and meet Her Majesty, the Queen of Play. Be whisked away for a day full of dancing and lively music in the royal court. Enjoy sprightly dance tunes and soaring melodies from Nonesuch Early Music Ensemble. Complete a quest and be knighted by the queen, try on real chain mail, and visit Rapunzel’s Hair Salon for a fancy braided up-do. Challenge yourself to a game of croquet with the infamous Queen of Hearts. Enjoy a “feast” at the royal banquet table, visit the Fairy Godmother to receive a special bejeweled gift, and more. Included with general museum admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

12
Sunday, February 12
1–4 p.m.

Dress in your most regal attire and meet Her Majesty, the Queen of Play. Be whisked away for a day full of dancing and lively music in the royal court. Enjoy sprightly dance tunes and soaring melodies from Nonesuch Early Music Ensemble. Complete a quest and be knighted by the queen, try on real chain mail, and visit Rapunzel’s Hair Salon for a fancy braided up-do. Challenge yourself to a game of croquet with the infamous Queen of Hearts. Enjoy a “feast” at the royal banquet table, visit the Fairy Godmother to receive a special bejeweled gift, and more. Included with general museum admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

13
Monday, February 13

Literature comes alive and students get the royal treatment as they make fairy-tale costumes and crafts for the Royal Ball! Students meet the Queen of Play, dance in the banquet hall with lords and ladies from the Queen’s court, play knights and dragons, and practice bow and arrow skills in Sherwood Forest. Students leave the museum happily ever after.

For information and to register, visit museumofplay.org/education/theme-days.

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Monday, February 13
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Tropical Tales. Be whisked away with stories set in warm weather climates. Included with general museum admission fees.  

14
Tuesday, February 14

Literature comes alive and students get the royal treatment as they make fairy-tale costumes and crafts for the Royal Ball! Students meet the Queen of Play, dance in the banquet hall with lords and ladies from the Queen’s court, play knights and dragons, and practice bow and arrow skills in Sherwood Forest. Students leave the museum happily ever after.

For information and to register, visit museumofplay.org/education/theme-days.

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Wednesday, February 15

Literature comes alive and students get the royal treatment as they make fairy-tale costumes and crafts for the Royal Ball! Students meet the Queen of Play, dance in the banquet hall with lords and ladies from the Queen’s court, play knights and dragons, and practice bow and arrow skills in Sherwood Forest. Students leave the museum happily ever after.

For information and to register, visit museumofplay.org/education/theme-days.

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Thursday, February 16

Literature comes alive and students get the royal treatment as they make fairy-tale costumes and crafts for the Royal Ball! Students meet the Queen of Play, dance in the banquet hall with lords and ladies from the Queen’s court, play knights and dragons, and practice bow and arrow skills in Sherwood Forest. Students leave the museum happily ever after.

For information and to register, visit museumofplay.org/education/theme-days.

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Saturday, February 18

Race into The Strong to peddle your way to victory in a fun bicycle course, test your movie-motorcycle knowledge with a fun quiz, and design and draw your own motorcycle in conjunction with the Hands-on Harley-DavidsonTM exhibit. Included with general museum admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

19
Sunday, February 19

Race into The Strong to peddle your way to victory in a fun bicycle course, test your movie-motorcycle knowledge with a fun quiz, and design and draw your own motorcycle in conjunction with the Hands-on Harley-DavidsonTM exhibit. Included with general museum admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

20
Monday, February 20

Race into The Strong to peddle your way to victory in a fun bicycle course, test your movie-motorcycle knowledge with a fun quiz, and design and draw your own motorcycle in conjunction with the Hands-on Harley-DavidsonTM exhibit. Included with general museum admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

21
Tuesday, February 21

Race into The Strong to peddle your way to victory in a fun bicycle course, test your movie-motorcycle knowledge with a fun quiz, and design and draw your own motorcycle in conjunction with the Hands-on Harley-DavidsonTM exhibit. Included with general museum admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

22
Wednesday, February 22

Race into The Strong to peddle your way to victory in a fun bicycle course, test your movie-motorcycle knowledge with a fun quiz, and design and draw your own motorcycle in conjunction with the Hands-on Harley-DavidsonTM exhibit. Included with general museum admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

23
Thursday, February 23

Race into The Strong to peddle your way to victory in a fun bicycle course, test your movie-motorcycle knowledge with a fun quiz, and design and draw your own motorcycle in conjunction with the Hands-on Harley-DavidsonTM exhibit. Included with general museum admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

24
Friday, February 24

Race into The Strong to peddle your way to victory in a fun bicycle course, test your movie-motorcycle knowledge with a fun quiz, and design and draw your own motorcycle in conjunction with the Hands-on Harley-DavidsonTM exhibit. Included with general museum admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

25
Saturday, February 25

Race into The Strong to peddle your way to victory in a fun bicycle course, test your movie-motorcycle knowledge with a fun quiz, and design and draw your own motorcycle in conjunction with the Hands-on Harley-DavidsonTM exhibit. Included with general museum admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

26
Sunday, February 26

Race into The Strong to peddle your way to victory in a fun bicycle course, test your movie-motorcycle knowledge with a fun quiz, and design and draw your own motorcycle in conjunction with the Hands-on Harley-DavidsonTM exhibit. Included with general museum admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

27
Monday, February 27
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Tropical Tales. Be whisked away with stories set in warm weather climates. Included with general museum admission fees.  

March

3
Friday, March 3
6 p.m.

Join Eastman School of Music students for a short concert followed by a question and answer session in the Caterpillar Atrium. Included with general admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

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Saturday, March 4

The museum closes at 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 4. 

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Saturday, March 4
11 a.m.–3 p.m.

Celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss with silly activities inspired by the beloved author’s tales. Join Healthi Kids for a story walk, a new and interactive way to exercise your brain and your body. Fish for red and blue fish, play Hop on Pop hopscotch, take a journey with the feet from The Foot Book, and other great physical and brain games. Pose for photos with the playful Thing 1 and Thing 2. Craft a miniature book from a single sheet of paper and come up with poems and stories to fill the pages. Included with general admission fees.

5
Sunday, March 5
1–4 p.m.

Celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss with silly activities inspired by the beloved author’s tales. Join Healthi Kids for a story walk, a new and interactive way to exercise your brain and your body. Fish for red and blue fish, play Hop on Pop hopscotch, take a journey with the feet from The Foot Book, and other great physical and brain games. Pose for photos with the playful Thing 1 and Thing 2. Craft a miniature book from a single sheet of paper and come up with poems and stories to fill the pages. Included with general admission fees.

6
Monday, March 6
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Silly Seuss Stories. Honor Dr. Seuss's birthday with book featuring tongue twisters and silly rhymes. Included with general museum admission fees.  

13
Monday, March 13
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Silly Seuss Stories. Honor Dr. Seuss's birthday with book featuring tongue twisters and silly rhymes. Included with general museum admission fees.  

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Saturday, March 18
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Back by popular demand, local kinetic art builder StickTrickDominoDude Michael Fantauzzo returns to The Strong to build a masterpiece and detonate it in the museum. Marvel at intricate devices built by the Rochester LEGO User’s Group and more. Included with general admission fees.

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Sunday, March 19
1–4 p.m.

 Back by popular demand, local kinetic art builder StickTrickDominoDude Michael Fantauzzo returns to The Strong to build a masterpiece and detonate it in the museum. Marvel at intricate devices built by the Rochester LEGO User’s Group and more. Included with general admission fees.

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Monday, March 20
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Silly Seuss Stories. Honor Dr. Seuss's birthday with book featuring tongue twisters and silly rhymes. Included with general museum admission fees.  

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Saturday, March 25
11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Spider-Man swings in for superhero fun! Pose for a picture with a superhero at a designated time by picking up a free ticket in the Caterpillar Atrium the day of the event. (Tickets are available one hour prior to designated superhero appearance times while supplies last.) All weekend long, visit with two members PBS Kids' Super Why! and his newest "super reader" friend, Woofster. Learn how you can be a hero for the environment with Larry the H2O Hero. Receive drawing and writing tips from professional artists. Included with general museum admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

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Sunday, March 26
1–4 p.m.

Captain America muscles into the museum for superhero fun! Pose for a picture with a superhero at a designated time by picking up a free ticket in the Caterpillar Atrium the day of the event. (Tickets are available one hour prior to designated superhero appearance times while supplies last.) All weekend long, visit with two members PBS Kids' Super Why! and his newest "super reader" friend, Woofster. Learn how you can be a hero for the environment with Larry the H2O Hero. Receive drawing and writing tips from professional artists. Included with general museum admission fees.

Purchase general museum or general museum admission with butterfly garden tickets now.​

27
Monday, March 27
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month: Silly Seuss Stories. Honor Dr. Seuss's birthday with book featuring tongue twisters and silly rhymes. Included with general museum admission fees.  

May

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Tuesday, May 9

Explore the wonders of life science through engaging hands-on activities throughout the museum. Observe plants and animals and develop questions and theories about the living things. Using non-fiction texts as inspiration, learn how record observations with drawings and labels. Stroll through the museum’s outdoor Discovery Garden or add a Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden tour. (Butterfly garden tours are $4 additional per person.)

For more information, visit museumofplay.org/education/theme-days.

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Wednesday, May 10

Explore the wonders of life science through engaging hands-on activities throughout the museum. Observe plants and animals and develop questions and theories about the living things. Using non-fiction texts as inspiration, learn how record observations with drawings and labels. Stroll through the museum’s outdoor Discovery Garden or add a Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden tour. (Butterfly garden tours are $4 additional per person.)

For more information, visit museumofplay.org/education/theme-days.

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Thursday, May 11

Explore the wonders of life science through engaging hands-on activities throughout the museum. Observe plants and animals and develop questions and theories about the living things. Using non-fiction texts as inspiration, learn how record observations with drawings and labels. Stroll through the museum’s outdoor Discovery Garden or add a Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden tour. (Butterfly garden tours are $4 additional per person.)

For more information, visit museumofplay.org/education/theme-days.

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Friday, May 12

Explore the wonders of life science through engaging hands-on activities throughout the museum. Observe plants and animals and develop questions and theories about the living things. Using non-fiction texts as inspiration, learn how record observations with drawings and labels. Stroll through the museum’s outdoor Discovery Garden or add a Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden tour. (Butterfly garden tours are $4 additional per person.)

For more information, visit museumofplay.org/education/theme-days.