Sesame Street exhibit is closed. The butterfly garden opens at 1 p.m.

Group Tour Packages

General Admission

No minimum number of guests.
Available Monday through Sunday.

Explore America's cultural history at The Strong—the nation's museum of play! Inside discover the world's most comprehensive collection of toy, dolls, and games, and acres of hands-on, intergenerational fun. Experience includes general museum admission.

General Admission Plus

No minimum number of guests.
Available Monday through Sunday.

Add a stop at Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden to your general admission package and walk among hundreds of brilliantly colored, free-flying tropical and native butterflies. ADM-P includes museum orientation (for groups), general admission, butterfly garden admission, 5 game tokens, and a 10% discount to the museum shop.

Guided Tour Plus*

Available for groups of 10 to 80.
Available Monday through Sunday.

Enjoy a 45-minute guided tour of the museum's vast exhibit spaces and learn the history behind some of the world's most iconic artifacts of play such as early, handmade Monopoly sets; Thomas Edison's Talking Doll; the first LEGO sets; Barbie No. 1; and more. Tour the National Toy Hall of Fame, World Video Game Hall of Fame, and Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. Experience includes general museum admission, plus 5 game tokens and a 20% discount to the museum shop.

Behind-the-Scenes Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden Experience*

Maximum group size is 40.
Available Monday through Friday. Some restrictions apply.
Enjoy a 20-minute experience in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden, then enter a private space for a 20-minute presentation about the garden's flora and fauna with museum live collections staff. Experience includes general museum admission, plus 5 game tokens and a 20% discount to the museum shop.

VIP Behind-the-Scenes*

Available for groups of 2 to 20.
Available Monday through Friday. Some restrictions apply.

After a 15-minute museum orientation, explore museum spaces seldom seen by the public. Choose from a 30-minute behind-the-scenes with a museum curator amid the world’s largest collection of toys, dolls, and games or a video-game-lovers expedition that includes access to The Strong’s International Center for the History of Electronic Games laboratory. Experience includes general museum admission, plus 5 game tokens and a 20% discount to the museum shop.

*Advanced reservations required.

In addition to the above mentioned tour packages, The Strong offers customized experiences for special interest groups such as doll collectors, board game and puzzle enthusiasts, art students, video game design students, performing art students, and others.