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

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Event Series Event Series: Villian Takeover



Maleficent standing by blown-up stack of jack-o-lanterns

Villain Takeover

Join us as famous comic book, fairy tale, and movie villains take-over The Strong Museum and dress up like your favorite villain!

  • Face comic book foes in the Nerf Blaster Zone in activity room D.
  • Take a music lesson from a pair of silly stepsisters in the Storybook Theater.
  • Show off your skills at hero training with Gaston in activity room D.
  • Learn about the Magic of Science with a sea witch and an evil fairy in the Adams Atrium at 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
  • Get creative and make your own dancing skeleton to take home in the Play Lab.
  • Enjoy a dance party in the Adams Atrium at 1:30 p.m.

This event occurs on October 28 & 29 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.


October 28, 2023
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Visitor Information

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