Fairy Festivities at The Strong Museum This Summer

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

June 28, 2018

For Immediate Release

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

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

Fairy Festivities
at The Strong® Museum
This Summer

Wednesday, July 18–Thursday, July 26: Fairy House Award Winner Display

Flutter in to view magical fairy houses as part of the Fairy Houses Award Winner Display from Wednesday, July 18 through Thursday, July 26. Marvel at 10 award-winning fairy houses from the annual Corn Hill Arts Festival Fairy Houses Tour. The display features winners from categories including Best Use of Natural Materials, Most Unique, Most Whimsical, and the People’s Choice Award. Visit fairyhouses.com to learn how to create your own fairy house next year.

Fairy House Award Winner Display activities are included with general museum admission fees.


Wednesday, July 18–Sunday, September 16: Fairy Magic

Take a stroll through a fantastical land during Fairy Magic in The Strong’s Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden from Wednesday, July 18 through Sunday, September 16. Listen to spritely music as you walk among hundreds of butterflies and whimsical flowers, including orchids and begonia. Marvel at past winners of the Corn Hill Arts Festival Fairy Houses Tour and get up close to charming fairy dwellings donated by artist Chris Pallace.

Garden fees apply for Fairy Magic. Guests may purchase general museum admission plus butterfly garden tickets online or at the museum’s admissions desk. Presented in memory of Carol D. Simmons. 

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.