Party Package

Create treasured memories for years to come by celebrating a special occasion at The Strong. The museum’s playful environment provides an ideal setting for birthday, engagement, graduation, and anniversary parties and gatherings such as family reunions and baby showers. Masks are required for everyone over age 2 who is medically able. Learn more about The Strong's Play Safe policy.

The Strong offers a party package with a capacity for up to 32 guests Monday through Sunday, at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. A museum host will be assigned to every party to assist with all party needs.

Party Package: $195

Includes 90 minutes in a private area, one ride on The Strong Express train for each child, and museum admission for 10 people (non-members). Additional guests may be added for $13 each. Members are free with party package purchase.

Party Add-On Options

Enhance any party with one or more of the following add-on options.

Costumed Characters

Enjoy a visit from a Berenstain Bear—either Mama, Papa, Brother, or Sister—for 20 minutes for $50.

Butterfly Garden Admission

Treat guests to a breathtaking experience in Dancing Wings Butterfly GardenButterfly garden admission is available as an add-on to general admission fees at the rate of $5 for non-members and $4 for members age two and older. The last entry into the butterfly garden is at 20 minutes before closing.

Food and Beverage

The party package at The Strong museum allows host to bring their own store-bought refreshments. Delivery of catered food, such as pizza, is permitted.

Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.


Hosts may bring table-top decorations to customize the party area. Please note, wall decorations and balloons are not permitted.


To reserve the party package, contact Debie Himmelsbach at 585-410-6332 or

Reservations must be made at least two weeks prior to rental date. Date restrictions may apply. All parties require a 50% non-refundable deposit with reservation. The balance is payable one day before the party.

The Strong also offers a unique and memorable setting for business and association meetings, receptions, and other special events. Learn more about after-hours facility rentals.

The museum is not available for political, religious, or fundraising events.