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The Strong Museum Admission provided by The Strong National Museum of Play

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Explore more than 200,000 square-feet of fun at the Strong Museum in Rochester. Hands-on exhibits inspired by popular culture, including Sesame Street, Monopoly, and Dorothy’s yellow brick road, are sure to keep children (and grownups) occupied for hours on end. Countless other interactive activities provide an educational experience in addition to non-stop entertainment. The museum also includes an impressive historical display of American toys and amusement.
Highlights
  • Visit a museum that the whole family can enjoy
  • Explore the museum independently at your own pace
  • Arrive when it works for your busy schedule
  • Upgrade your ticket to include the butterfly exhibit
Important Information
Duration
24h
Inclusions
  • Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden (if option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - The Strong National Museum of Play
Exclusions
  • Carousel and train rides, USD $1 per person
  • Game tokens are 5 for USD $1. Many games are free of charge
  • These tickets may not be applied toward the purchase of a membership
  • Parking is $5 in the museum garage and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult
  • The Butterfly Garden is a 20-minute breathtaking experience. Reserve your timed entry upon arrival
  • On-site food court featuring pizza, subs, tacos, healthy vending, and ice cream shop. See menu for prices
  • On-site Skyliner Diner operated by Bill Gray's restaurant. See menu for prices
  • On-site museum shop
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Museum entrance and parking garage are located off Howell Street.
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Rads12342015 wrote a review Aug. 2020
New York34 contributions11 helpful votes
We visited this Museum on Tuesday morning. We booked our admission tickets one day in advance on line, there are two sessions available, 9-12 and 1-4. We booked the morning session. Parking is additional (small) charge. The covered parking lot was behind the museum on Howell
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Nicole H wrote a review Jul. 2020
2 contributions4 helpful votes
Kids had a blast plenty to do!! Fun for the whole family. I enjoyed watching the kids run from exhibit to exhibit laughing and just having fun!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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BlondieMom wrote a review Apr. 2020
Toronto, Canada19 contributions4 helpful votes
Took the drive to visit. Kids (7&9) loved it. Butterfly area is beautiful. We will be back! Very loud so expect that.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Bev C wrote a review Mar. 2020
St. Catharines, Canada1 contribution
Went with daughter and grandchildren. So much fun and energy in the building. Thought-provoking, memory making and overwhelming reactions from old toys and shows, carousel ride, interactive games, pinball machines to Dragon exhibit and air hockey, dollhouses, displays etc. You
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Stephen L wrote a review Mar. 2020
Rochester, New York10 contributions3 helpful votes
Great interactive play place for children. Check out the unique butterfly pavilion that you walk through with the butterflies all around you. Easy to spend 2-3 hours entertaining the children. Don’t miss out on the adult pinball games section.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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By: The Strong National Museum of Play
thewoodygirls
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A walk back memory lane when it comes to toys
Interesting for adults as well as children. From 100-year-old wooden toys to the latest video games. Fun for the wh
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M3349ZSjasonp
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Children’s Museums Don’t Get Better Than This
One of the main reasons we came to Rochester was to visit this museum for our kids. We have been to many kids muse
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C2605SEscottt
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Absolutely fabulous destination!
Have a membership for our family and it's a great place to explore. Kids adore "shopping" at Wegmans!
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eddiem466
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Nice museum - expensive considering restrictions
The kids enjoyed the museum but didn’t think that it was great value with so many restrictions in place. With a num
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PalmTreeGirlGrimsby
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Great family day
Wonderful place to spend the day with family. Lots to do for children and adults. Our granddaughter especially li
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Carla A
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Fun at the museum
Great place to visit. Our grandkids loved it there. We were there over 5 hours and still had not done everything.
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barbarakG8195ZU
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WOW!
I visited with my daughter and her four children, ages 10, 5 year old twins and 2. It is unusual to find a place th
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royalchubsta
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Loved it!
This place is awesome! Our kids had fun and us adults reminisced about our childhood! Easily there for over 2hrs an
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627herbe
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Butterfly
Fun history on toys. Butterfly 🦋 visit was fun. Exhibitions were well laid out. Fun seeing larger than life life s
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The802
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Kids love this place, bring hanitizer!
It’s the museum of play, what is there to say? A germy place where kids laugh and play. Christmas, no not open tod
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NHAVR
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An experience worth repeating!
What an amazing interactive experience! You don't have to have kids with you in order to enjoy it! Our grandkids ha
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canuck4960
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AMAZING
Family of 3 adults and 1 8 year old visited . Beyond expectations!!! So much fun for all of us. Well worth the visi
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BeLaZe
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They do not budge
But I do: I have a second star based on our latest visit. We severed our membership years ago because they had ou
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spabkay
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Not Just For Kids
Great museum. A real trip down memory lane. Fun for all ages. If you had kids you could spend the whole day here
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shaina0707
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Huge, and so fun for a toddler!
We brought our 2 year old daughter, and we were a little worried about whether there would be enough activities to
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