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The Strong National Museum of Play

1 Manhattan Sq, Rochester, New York 14607 USA

298 Reviews
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Opens Sat 10a
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“pretend, wonder, explore!”

The Strong is a highly interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play. It is one of the largest history museums in the United States and one of the leading museums serving families. The Strong houses the world's largest and most comprehensive collection of historical materials related to play and is home to the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, the National Toy Hall of Fame, the World Video Game Hall of Fame, the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, the Woodbury School, and the American Journal of Play. Together, these enable a multifaceted array of research, exhibition, and other interpretive and educational activities that serve a diverse audience of adults, families, children, students, teachers, scholars, collectors, and others around the globe.

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Rachel L.

I can't begin to say how amazing this museum is. It is a museum for EVERYONE. Even adults will be caught playing, and getting nostalgic thinking of their favorite childhood toys. Some important... Read more

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I am a fan of the Strong Museum. Season membership is a must have for Rochester residents with kids. Even if you're visiting Rochester, I think it's a good way to spend a full day with small... Read more

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Juliet V.

Really fun place even without the kids! If you love toys and/or games this is the place for you! Definitely plan to spend a while because it is vast. I wish I had known the layout a little better... Read more

The Strong National Museum of Play

1 Manhattan Sq
Rochester, New York
14607 USA
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  • Sun - Thu: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri, Sat: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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