Press Release

National Toy Hall of Fame Celebration Weekend, November 6 & 7

Published October 8, 2021

News release

For more information contact: Shane Rhinewald, The Strong, srhinewald@museumofplay.org;

Celebrate the 2021 National Toy Hall of Fame inductees and past inductees at The Strong on Saturday, November 6, and Sunday, November 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

On Saturday only, enjoy performances of “Playful Music” by local music ensemble fivebyfive. Enjoy a general performance at noon and a special, sensory friendly performance at 1 p.m. in the Paychex Theater. All of the original music was inspired by the toys in the National Toy Hall of Fame.

All weekend long, snap a photo with Mr. Potato Head, create a parachute for a Little Green Army Man, join Barbie at her styling salon, and make a stop-motion movie with LEGO bricks.

Included with general museum admission fees.

Museum Hours: The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day except Fridays, when it is open until 8 p.m.

General Admission Fees: Age 2 and older $19, under age 2 free, members free. Fees subject to change.

Admission to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden: General Admission fee plus $4 for members, $5 for non-members, under age 2 free. Fees subject to change.

Parking: Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis in the museum’s parking garage for free now through the end of July. Parking is $5 for non-members. Members can use one of their six annual parking validations during their visit. Once all validations are used, members may park in the garage for $5. More details at museumofplay.org/visit/directions-and-parking.