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

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Image of Pokemon Collecting Card Album, The Topps Company, Inc., The Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester, New York.

Pokémon Fun

Join us for a day of Pokémon play at the museum! Expert game masters from Just Games will teach guests how to play the Pokémon trading card game. Guests can learn how to draw some of the most recognizable Pokémon in the franchise from a local artist, create their own Pokémon companion, or design a trading card to bring home!

Based in Rochester, Just Games is a community-focused game store carrying a wide range of role-playing games, board and card games, and accessories.


March 2
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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