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The Strong

One Manhattan Square
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585-263-2700
43° 9' 9.8784" N, 77° 36' 2.5524" W
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Mary Missall
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Visit the Ultimate Play Destination: The Strong is a highly interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play. Voted a top place to take kids in Rochester by KOAA readers.

The Strong National Museum of Play is the region’s largest year-round family attraction and the only museum in the world devoted to the importance of play.

Fun for all ages, the museum was voted on the list of Top 20 Places to Bring Kids in Rochester!

The museum has more than 150,000 square feet of dynamic, hands-on exhibits space.

Guests can save the metropolis from evil-doers in the American Comic Book Heroes exhibit, shop in a kid-sized Wegmans Super Kids Market, meet Big Bird and Elmo on Sesame Street, travel Down a Sunny Dirt Road to meet The Berenstain Bears®, and enjoy so much more.

The Strong museum also features family-friendly activities, outstanding guest service, and amenities including the Elaine Wilson Carousel, the Strong Express Train, and a shop.

For more information or to plan your visit, call 585-263-2700.

Open hours: 
Sunday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Monday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-8:00 pm