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The Strong is easily accessible from the NYS Thruway and regional expressways.

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  • Don Bookman and Gail Berwald, son and daughter of Abe Bookman, the creator of the Magic 8 Ball, visit The Strong's National Toy Hall of Fame. The hall inducted the Magic 8 Ball in 2018. 
  • American Council of the Blind
    The Strong welcomes guests from the American Council of the Blind for guided tours of the museum.
  • Mark Lesser, programmer and designer of Mattel's Auto Race and Football 1 handheld games, and Dr. Mary Ellin Logue, professor emerita at the University of Maine, visit The Strong. Pictured here with the museum's Jeremy Saucier (left). 
  • Lual Mayen (center), South Sudanese game developer and founder of Junub Games, shares his story with The Strong's staff about of growing up in a refugee camp and self-teaching himself to make video games. 
  • The Original Mobile Games, a free minigame collection developed jointly by The Strong museum, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), and Second Avenue Learning, earns a silver medal at the International Serious Play Awards. 
  • Fellowship recipient Peter Licari, PhD candidate at the University of Florida, visits The Strong to research the influence of video games on political attitudes.