Abracadabra! at The Strong© Museum September 30 & October 1

The Strong News Release
One Manhattan Square Rochester, NY 14607 • 585-263-2700 • museumofplay.org

August 29, 2017

For Immediate Release

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

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

at The Strong® Museum
September 30 & October 1

Now you see it… now you don’t! Enjoy a magical weekend during Abracadabra at The Strong museum on Saturday, September 30 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, October 1 from 1 to 4 p.m. Watch a magic show, dress up like a magician, and more.

Be amazed as Rochester magician Bill Gormont performs astounding illusions and sleight-of-hand feats. For decades, Gormont has entertained people in the Rochester community with his family-friendly magic shows. Join him on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. and Sunday at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. for interactive performances. Then transform into an apprentice magician at the dress-up area, try on a magic cape, and pull a bunny out of a hat.

All Abracadabra 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.