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The museum will be open July 4 from 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Visit the Ultimate Play Destination

The Strong National Museum of Play is a highly interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play.

Open Late!

Open 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays

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Rediscover old memories and make new ones with a trip the family will remember for a lifetime.

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Your Childhood is Closer than You Think.

Must-See Exhibits

The Strong Museum is the ultimate play destination for all ages! With nearly 150,000 square feet of dynamic, interactive exhibit space, The Strong provides entertaining, educational, and unforgettable intergenerational fun.

Hasbro Game Park

Jump into the game at the 17,000-square-foot, outdoor Hasbro Game Park!

ESL Digital Worlds: High Score

Learn about the history and cultural importance of electronic games in ESL Digital Worlds: High Score and see how this medium has changed the way that people play and connect.

ESL Digital Worlds: Level Up

Ready, player! Become part of the game and immerse yourself in video game scenarios at ESL Digital Worlds: Level Up.

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Pride Month Celebration

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Juneteenth Celebration

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Summer Camp: Designers & Explorers
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Summer Camp: Designers & Explorers

Spend the week exploring museum exhibits such as Reading Adventureland, American Comic Book Heroes, and Field of Play. Collaborate with other campers to determine your course of inquiry such as crafting a fairy […]

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Artist at Play: Secret Message Jewelry with Sandi Nenga
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Artist at Play: Secret Message Jewelry with Sandi Nenga

Join Sandi Nenga in The Strong’s Play Lab for a secret message jewelry making workshop. Learn how secret codes are used and incorporate that into your very own piece of jewelry to take […]

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Recent Museum News and Press

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Museum News

The Strong welcomes Asteroids, Myst, Resident Evil, SimCity, and Ultima into the World Video Game Hall of Fame.

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USA Today readers named The Strong one of the Top 3 Pop Culture Museums in the United States.

Explore Our Collections

The Strong owns and cares for the world's most comprehensive collection of toys, dolls, board games, video games, other electronic games, books, documents, and other historical materials related to play.

Online Collections

Access thousands of objects from the museum's online database.

Archives Catalog

Search design documents, personal papers, and other archival materials.

Library Catalog

Explore periodicals, books, comic books, and other holdings from The Strong's research library.

On-site Collections Access

Thousands of artifacts from The Strong’s collections are available to researchers by appointment.

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Make a Donation Today

Become a champion for play and help make a difference in the lives of the children and families who play, learn, and grow with The Strong.

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In play a child always behaves beyond his average age, above his daily behavior. In play it is as though he were a head taller than himself.”

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Lev Vygotsky, Russian psychologist, 1896-1934

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Visit a highly interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play.