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The Strong National Museum of Play is a highly interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play.
1/2 Price Friday Evenings
Half off museum admission every Friday 4–8 p.m.
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.
Jump into the game at the 17,000-square-foot, outdoor Hasbro Game Park!
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.
Ready, player! Become part of the game and immerse yourself in video game scenarios at ESL Digital Worlds: Level Up.
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Come explore your dreams in a collage workshop with artist Erica Bryant. Learn about the art of collage and the science of dreams while making collages of your own inspired by night visions. This […]Continue Reading
Learn how to make handmade jewelry in a jewelry class offered by local artist, Rashad Parker. By the end of the class, you will have crafted a unique piece of jewelry that is […]Continue Reading
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The Strong’s National Toy Hall of Fame inducted baseball cards, Cabbage Patch Kids, Fisher Price Corn-Popper, and NERF. The Fisher-Price Corn Popper is the special, fourth inductee in honor of the hall’s 25th anniversary.
The Strong launches digital map with location awareness technology for guests to explore the nearly 150,000 sq. ft. of galleries.
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.
Access thousands of objects from the museum's online database.
Search design documents, personal papers, and other archival materials.
Explore periodicals, books, comic books, and other holdings from The Strong's research library.
Thousands of artifacts from The Strong’s collections are available to researchers by appointment.
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.”