Press Release

The Lost World of Dragons Exhibit Opening Celebration on February 8 and 9

Published January 10, 2020

Friday, January 10, 2020
For Immediate Release

Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365, srhinewald@museumofplay.org

Noelle McElrath-Hart, 585-410-6325, nmcelrath@museumofplay.org

Calling all adventurers! Fly in for The Lost World of Dragons Exhibit Opening Celebration at The Strong museum on Saturday, February 8 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, February 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. Get up close to real-life creatures, encounter a dragon on an adventure, and more.The Lost World of Dragons Exhibit

Meet real reptiles that have inspired stories about dragons with members of REPCO Wildlife Encounters. Create dragon crafts—such as a Chinese dragon spinner—and help fill the dragon’s hoard of treasure by catapulting foam balls into its treasure chest.

Then check out The Lost World of Dragons exhibit. Take pictures with moving dragons and hop into a dragon harness to soar on a virtual flight. Enter “Smaug’s Lair” and view his piles of gold and treasures. Explore the forge and alchemy laboratory, draw your own dragon, and more.

All The Lost World of Dragons Exhibit Opening Celebration activities are included with general museum admission fees. Programs underwritten by Delta Air Lines, the official airline of The Strong.



Museum Hours: Monday–Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

General Admission Fees (does not include admission to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden®): age 2 and older $16, 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 nonmembers, under age 2 free. Entry is by timed ticket only. Fees subject to change.

Parking: Limited parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis in the museum’s parking garage. The garage can be accessed from Howell Street on the south side of the museum. Please note that, on high visitation days, the museum garage may reach capacity early in the day. If space is not available on site at the time of your visit, additional parking is available at neighboring municipal garages for a fee. The Strong is not responsible for fees incurred at off-site locations.