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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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1 Manhattan Square Dr, Rochester, NY 14607-3941
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

This place is absolutely AMAZING! My kids (9, 6 & 4) has such a wonderful time! We spent the whole day there and were able to see everything, but I would have loved to go back a second day; there is just SO MUCH to...More

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Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed so many of the exhibits and Wegmans Super Kids Market in particular. We look forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 8 August 2018

My son wanted to go here when we visited him at RIT. It wasn't high on my list to visit but I was pleasantly surprised at how much fun I had. Seeing some of the toys that I had a kid brought back some very...More

Thank Earl C
Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you for providing a review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we hope you will visit again!

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

We love this museum and come every time we’re in town visiting family. It’s excellent for our 2 and 5 year old and we enjoy it too.

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Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

We are glad to be a part of your Rochester experience. We look forward to seeing you the next time you are in town!

Reviewed 8 August 2018

It's just an amazing place to go with kids and even adults alike, there is just so much there to do with the entire family.

Thank HOWARD C
Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Thank you for sharing a review. We love hearing that the whole family had fun!

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to visit with children it’s worth the money you paid. You do so many things with the children.

Thank Olympia S
Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

We appreciate your review. Thank you for spending the day with us!

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Great museum! Plenty of things for toddlers and older children alike! The upper floor even has a whole collection of classic video games. My husband and I occasionally go there for a date night and try to beat each other at air hockey, racing, etc....More

Thank Alexis C
Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

We are delighted to hear that you and your family enjoy so much time at the museum. Membership is a great value for families who wish to visit the museum regularly. We appreciate your continued support and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 5 August 2018

We visit the Strong yearly and often try to coordinate it with some of their special events. Their favorite one is Star Wars weekend where they have had a chance to meet all of their favorite characters and pose on a speeder bike. The exhibits...More

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Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

We are delighted to hear that you enjoy visiting us regularly! We look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you for your review!

Reviewed 5 August 2018

This place was so much fun. Every toy you ever had as a child you can find in this Museum. They have an arcade and pinball room with original games. The TOY Hall of Fame when toys where simple and fun, because you used your...More

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Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you for sharing a review. We are so glad that you enjoyed the National Toy Halls of Fame. We hope you will be able to to visit us again soon.

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

My kids love this place. There is so much to do. My kids really liked the wegmans supermarket and Sesame Street. The butterfly exhibit was phenomenal, smaller than I thought but still nice. Admission is $15 per person. The butterfly exhibit is an additional $5....More

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Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you for posting a review.We are happy to learn that you and your family enjoyed so many of our exhibits.

Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We visited the Strong for the first time and it was a blast! There was so much to see and do. A lot of hands on activities for yong children AND adults. Some hi lights were the Wegmans grocery store, Sesame Street, and the arcade...More

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Strong M, Manager at The Strong National Museum of Play, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thank you for providing such a great review. We are so glad to hear that your family enjoyed so many of our exhibits. We hope to see you again soon!

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urayoan79
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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 barbaraaN7592HS | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! Lots of hands-on displays; they can also push a tiny shopping cart around a grocery store; fill the cart and then check themselves out. Also there is a theatre where they can dress up, stop onto a tiny stage... More
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