The Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester

4.8
#1 of 46 in Childrens Museums in New York State
Must see · Children’s Museum · History Museum
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Packed with interactive exhibits, The Strong National Museum of Play is devoted to the history and importance of play. You can explore the world of Sesame Street, meet the Berenstain Bears, and witness the evolution of video games. Adults will find plenty of objects they remember from their childhood among the museum's vast collection of toys and activities. Consider taking a walk through the butterfly house, home to 1,000 free-flying butterflies. Younger children can enjoy a ride on the indoor train or carousel. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to The Strong National Museum of Play by using our Rochester online trip itinerary planner.
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  • We've visited 5 years ago and they are currently do reservations you now have to pay for parking $5 in the garage, elevator is a bit slow. The price went up from around $18. The end of the museum is....  more
    We've visited 5 years ago and they are currently do reservations you now have to pay for parking $5 in the garage, elevator is a bit slow. The price went up from around $18. The end of the museum is....  more »
  • This museum, although a bit pricey for families, has something for big kids, little kids and adult kids! Since we are senior citizens, we were there without children and spent 4 hours there, barely.....  more
    This museum, although a bit pricey for families, has something for big kids, little kids and adult kids! Since we are senior citizens, we were there without children and spent 4 hours there, barely.....  more »
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  • This museum is a perfect place to go, it doesn’t matter if you are young or if you are older. It has all the history of all the games we’ve been using growing up. The museum is super clean and organized. It has a lot of activities that you can do including the observatory and the ticket machines that you can play on. I’ve been there twice and I really enjoyed the college nights they would do. It was amazing to learn and enjoy it with people from your school or same age.
  • Fabulous place for a day full of fun. My son is 13 and we visited for his 9 year old cousin's birthday party. We didn't think he'd have much to do, but he spent hours here. Something for everyone. Rochester is truly fortunate to have such a place locally. Family friendly. Restaurants on site.

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