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The Strong National Museum of Play
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US$14.50*
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The Strong Museum Admission
Ranked #1 of 145 things to do in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children
Reviewed 13 April 2012

Kids loved it! I especially liked the Butterfly Garden.

Thank Kim E
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Reviewed 13 April 2012

Something for everyone-
separate play area for toddlers for safety reasons
areas to "perform" music or plays
Kid size Wegmans shopping area to "shop" or be the cashier
Butterfly exhibit is extra but worth it.
Full size carosel

Thank Kim B
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Reviewed 13 April 2012

with 4 year old in tow, we went all day. Lots to do and see for entertainment and fun

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Reviewed 12 April 2012

The highlight of the experience was the walk in the Butterfly garden. Butterflies from all over the world are all around you. The plants are lovely as well.

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Reviewed 12 April 2012

I last went when they had the Mr. Potato Head exhibit, and brought my sister and her bf when they visited. It was a lot of fun, even as adults, and I could see lots of kiddos and families really enjoying themselves. One negative: there's way more to see and do than you can do in a half-day, and I don't want to spend more than 3-4 hours at a museum. Also, no decent restaurants within walking distance.

Thank KSOHNYPR
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