Walk among hundreds of breathtaking butterflies in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden.

Welcome to The Strong—the nation's museum of play!

  • Walk among hundreds of breathtaking butterflies in Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden.

  • Welcome to The Strong—the nation's museum of play!

Museum Hours

Monday–Thursday

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday & Saturday

10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Sunday

noon to 5 p.m.

Museum closes 4 p.m. July 4.
Portions of the second floor are under construction.

Museum Admission>

(does not include admission to
Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden)

Age 2 and older: $14

Under age 2: free

Museum members: always free

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Book a Tour

For group price information,
contact Karen Dodson.

Blogs

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Museum News

KidsOutandAbout.com readers vote The Strong museum the Top Place to Take Kids in the Rochester area for the 12th year in a row.
The Strong displays the Florida work desk of inventor Ralph Baer, video game pioneer and inventor of the memory game Simon and other toys, in its eGameRevolution exhibit. Baer’s son, Mark, friend and co-worker Bob Pelovitz, and the museum’s Jon-Paul Dyson pictured at the unveiling ceremony.
Veronika Bulowski, the German representative for the Wine, Waters and Wonders overseas tourism program, joins The Strong’s Karen Dodson for a tour. Pictured with Visit Rochester’s Diana Rapp and Sonia Ascensio.
Psychology Today selects the blog post “Trump Tag” by The Strong’s Scott Eberle, vice president for play studies, as an “Essential Read.”  >
Micha Kapetanovic and Philippe Op de Beeck from the Brussels Conventions and Visitors Bureau take a benchmarking tour of The Strong to inspire new visitor experiences in Belgium. Pictured here with the museum’s Vice President for Exhibits Jon-Paul Dyson (middle). 

In the News

Number One "Family Travel Destination" in the U.S.
FamilyFun Magazine   >
Space Invaders Joins World Video Game Hall
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World Video Game Hall of Fame Inductees 2016
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Calendar

June

23
25
27
Monday, June 27
10:30 & 11:30 a.m.

July

4
Monday, July 4
9
Saturday, July 9
11 a.m.–4 p.m.
10
Sunday, July 10
1–4 p.m.

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