The museum is closed today, November 23. 

Party Room Rental

Create treasured memories for years to come by celebrating a special occasion at The Strong. The museum’s playful environment provides an ideal setting for birthday, engagement, graduation, and anniversary parties and gatherings such as family reunions and baby showers.

Private Party Room Package

The Strong offers a private party room with capacity for up to 100 guests on Saturdays at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. and Sundays at 12:30 p.m. A museum host will be assigned to every party to assist with all party needs.

Party Room Package: $195

Includes 90 minutes in a private party room, one ride on the carousel or train for each child, and museum admission for 10 people (non-members). Additional guests may be added for $10 each. Members are free with party package purchase.

Party Add-On Options

Enhance any party with one or more of the following add-on options.

Costumed Characters

Enjoy a visit from a Berenstain Bear—either Mama, Papa, Brother, or Sister—for 20 minutes for $50.

Butterfly Garden Admission

Treat guests to a breathtaking experience in Dancing Wings Butterfly GardenButterfly garden admission is available as an add-on to general admission fees at the rate of $5 for nonmembers and $4 for members age two and older. The last entry into the butterfly garden is at 20 minutes before closing.

Food and Beverage

The party room package at The Strong museum allows host to bring their own store-bought refreshments or purchase food and ice cream selections from museum food court vendors. Paper plates, napkins, and flatware are provided only with food court catering.

Inquire about the museum’s unlimited fountain drink package.

Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

Decorations

Hosts may bring table-top decorations to customize the party area. Please note, wall decorations and balloons are not permitted.

Reservations

To reserve the party room, contact Debie Himmelsbach at 585-410-6332 or dhimmelsbach@museumofplay.org.

Parties must be booked at least two weeks in advance. All parties require a 50% non-refundable deposit with reservation. The balance is payable the day of the party.

The Strong also offers a unique and memorable setting for business and association meetings, receptions, and other special events. Learn more about after-hours facility rentals.

The museum is not available for political, religious, or fundraising events.