Take the Translocation Capsule (or climb the stairs) to The Strong’s second floor and travel through time as you explore changing American trends in toys, music, popular culture, and more. This unique learning laboratory brims with objects from America’s past and present including historic toys, sports gear, video games, and television and movie clips.

  • Operate the only working Time Machine in North America.
  • Marvel at a display of historic Parker Brother board games from from The Strong’s renowned collection including Rook (1906) and Derby Day (1959).
  • View video games and other artifacts from Broderbund Software, the company that published popular games such as Myst, Prince of Persia, and Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?
  • Test out your skills at Pac-Man on the original Atari 2600 video game system.
  • Spin the Wheel of Toys and play the Toy Trivia game.

TimeLab is produced by The Strong.