Mascot Madness at The Strong Museum February 4

The Strong News Release
One Manhattan Square Rochester, NY 14607 585-263-2700

January 9, 2017

For Immediate Release

Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365,

Noelle McElrath-Hart, 585-410-6325,

Mascot Madness
at The Strong® Museum
February 4

Show off your team spirit during Mascot Madness at The Strong museum on Saturday, February 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Get up close with favorite mascots, test your athletic skills in a physical course, and put together a craft to root for your favorite team.

Pose for pictures with mascots from local sports teams the Rochester Americans, Red Wings, Razorsharks, and Knighthawks. Meet with university mascots from the State University of New York (SUNY) Alfred State and SUNY Geneseo. Get up close with Fidelisaurus, the mascot of Fidelis Care. Cast your vote for your favorite mascot. Go through an agility course to see how your balance and coordination match up with athletes. Test your sports knowledge with a trivia challenge, predict who will win this year’s Super Bowl, and create your own pennant or pompom to cheer on your favorite team.

All Mascot Madness activities are included with general museum admission fees.  Programs underwritten in part 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 $14.50, under age 2 free, members free.

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.

Parking: Free parking is available at the museum for all guests on a first-come, first-served basis during regular museum hours. Please note that, on high visitation days, the museum lot 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.