The Strong National Museum of Play

1 Manhattan Sq, Rochester, New York 14607 USA

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Opens Mon 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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Juan S.

Like what other reviews said. Place is large. A lot of space. We didn't make it up to the second floor and ended up just staying around the first floor. They have a good eating area. One... Read more

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Ashley H.

My kiddos love this place. I love this place. I don't know anyone who doesn't! The colors are so fun and bright and the changing themes is great for keeping visits new and exciting every time. I... Read more

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Jenny X.

I came here for the Women in Gaming Festival and loved this place as a gamer and as a professional in the gaming industry. This place is just a treasure trove of the best of play and it's so fun... Read more

The Strong National Museum of Play

1 Manhattan Sq
Rochester, New York
14607 USA

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  • Fri, Sat: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Mon - Thu: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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