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The Strong National Museum of Play

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1 Manhattan Square Dr, Rochester, NY 14607-3941
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Reviewed today

I like this kind of museums. Interesting to see my childhood games and my first computer here. Lovely to see children playing and enjoying it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lucia_away
Reviewed yesterday

We are at the museum just about every week (we are members) and it seems like we are always finding something new. Our 2 young sons love going and playing the variety of areas that the museum has. My 9-year-old nephew enjoyed some of the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Will S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is simply amazing!! The kids really enjoyed themselves. It was soooooo worth the wait. I remember taking trips here as a kid.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Williams58500
Reviewed 2 days ago

My grandson goes to pre school here and I wish they had kindergarten. This is such an amazing place for adults and children. Great place to visit any time of year. the Wegmans shopping for kids is a hoot. Thank you Margaret Strong for your...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PedroandDixie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is awesome! The first time me and my husband went to the strong Museum was a few years ago. When we got to the museum we thought it was just for children so we drove away and decided that we'll come back with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We are so pleased that you and your husband decided to visit. It is always great to hear that the museum offers something for everyone! Thank you for sharing a great review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Grandparents, Parents, and a one year old and 3 year old spent the better part of a day there'd LOVED the place, Definitely something of interest for anyone, from an infant play area to Sesame Street to interactive toys and video games throughout history. This...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David D
Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to provide such a thoughtful review. We are delighted to hear that your family enjoyed so many of the exhibits. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Although you think this place is only for children, adults will be blown away by the memories from their childhood! It's an incredible museum of play and toys. Very cool history! And there are lots of "hands on" stuff for kids and adults! We were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank royski69
Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We appreciate your feedback. It is great to hear that your enjoyed so many exhibits!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best place for kids of all ages. Lots to do. Fun learning and play. Not a moment of boredom. Enjoyed a lot.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank aadityamanickam
Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are pleased to learn that your family had a good time at the museum. Thank you for sharing a review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming each year since we've had our little ones (4 & 2.5). They love it, there is more than enough to see and do. Stroller accessible, coat racks, changing tables, places to nurse/feed quietly, handsantizers on the walls & family restrooms all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank michepi
Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are delighted to hear that you and your family continue to enjoy visiting the museum. We appreciate the great review. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The National Museum of Play My daughter wanted to take my grandson to the Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, NY. We drove up to Rochester from Buffalo with my two daughters, wife and son in law. I was not sure I wanted to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johnsA3073BZ
Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are so glad you and your family were able to make the trip to visit the museum. Thank you for sharing such a great review. I will be sure to share your comments with our guest services team. We hope you will be able...More

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awinans518
September 18, 2018|
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Response from Olympia S | Reviewed this property |
No there’s many things to do for all ages
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urayoan79
September 15, 2018|
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Response from womenfly_1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. There are quite a few things for toddlers to do.
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lisa g
September 14, 2018|
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Response from michelledJ4188MO | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are tons of stuff for a 2 year old to do. They will be so busy. There are areas throughout the museum. Have fun and be prepared to run around chasing them as there is so much to explore.
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