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The Strong National Museum of Play

One Manhattan Square, Rochester, New York 14607 USA

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Sat 10a-8p
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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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Lesli Peterson

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April 15, 2022
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From education to adventure, see how multiple exhibits cater to all ages and explore the creative outlook it takes to instill and inspire play time. Get lost in the Imagination Destination, reflect in the indoor Butterfly Garden, and put these unique playtime activities into everyday life. Kids will love exploring the Sesame Street exhibit, or playing in the world of Daniel Tiger!

We think this museum is one of the best things to do in Rochester, NY!

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The Strong National Museum of Play

One Manhattan Square
Rochester, New York
14607 USA

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Open now until 8:00 pm
  • Sun: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Fri, Sat: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Mon - Thu: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
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