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

Press Release

Sensory Friendly Sunday Returns to The Strong October 17

Published September 29, 2021

News release

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

Enjoy a quiet and play-filled morning during Sensory-Friendly Sunday at The Strong museum on Sunday, October 17, from 8 to 10 a.m. Children with special sensory, developmental, or physical needs can enjoy the museum in a comfortable and accepting environment.

Explore the museum with fewer guests, light and sound reduction, extra visual safety signage, and designated quiet areas that include sensory friendly toys. Also enjoy carousel rides, train rides, and a free visit to the relaxing Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden.

Sensory-Friendly Sunday is limited to 250 guests. Registration is required for both adults and children. Children attending the event must be accompanied by an adult. Visit the museum’s webstore to purchase your tickets.

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.