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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 2 days ago

Went with my grandchildren & had a wonderful time watching them discover some of my childhood games. Their laughing at having roller skates that required a key to tighten them on your shoes. This a museum that both the young & old can enjoy. A...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for sharing a great story! We appreciate your kind review.

Reviewed 2 days ago

So much to see and do for ALL ages! Our four grandchildren all found things to interest them. Love how the museum is set up. Everyone had a blast...even us adults!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to share a review. We are pleased that everyone had a great time!

Reviewed 3 days ago

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
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Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are delighted that your family had a good time at the museum! We hope you will visit again soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago

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
Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We appreciate the great support of our members! It is always nice to hear that families find so much to do in the exhibits. Thank you!

Reviewed 4 days ago 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
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Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are so glad you made it back for a visit! We hope you wait so long to come again.

Reviewed 5 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
Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for sharing such a great review. We are so glad to hear that your family enjoys their time at the museum.

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 1 week 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
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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 2 weeks 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
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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 2 weeks 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
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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.

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awinans518
18 September 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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15 September 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
14 September 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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