Beyond the Sea at The Strong Museum January 6 & 7

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

December 8, 2017

For Immediate Release

Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365,

Noelle McElrath-Hart, 585-410-6325,

Beyond the Sea
at The Strong® Museum
January 6 & 7

Dive in for a fun-filled weekend during Beyond the Sea at The Strong museum on Saturday, January 6 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, January 7 from 1 to 4 p.m. Enjoy stage performances, meet a mermaid, delight in island-themed activities, and more.

  • Join the Happy Pirates for interactive performances Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Sing and dance with the fun-loving crew, including Captain Gully, Scuttle, and Sharkbait.
  • Say hello to Mermaid Tory and delight in story readings about underwater adventures.
  • Visit the tropical play area to make decorations for an island party.
  • Meet staff from the Aquatic Center of Rochester and check out scuba gear.
  • Watch episodes of the colorful PBS Kids’ show Splash & Bubbles.
  • Get a temporary tattoo, dig for treasure in the kinetic sand box, and build a boat out of recyclable materials.
  • Try your hand at tropical-themed games such as fruit tic-tac-toe, coconut bean bag toss, and more.

All Beyond the Sea activities are included with general museum admission fees. Presented by Zimmet Group. 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 $15, 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: 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.