The Strong National Museum of Play, Rochester

4.8
#1 of 45 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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  • There is a myriad of options for children of all ages to play here. A couple of times we felt lost going from section to sections, there are activities for kids ages 3-16. Families may need longer... 
    There is a myriad of options for children of all ages to play here. A couple of times we felt lost going from section to sections, there are activities for kids ages 3-16. Families may need longer...  more »
  • We were in town over Easter and decided to stay a few extra days to enjoy our new Grandson. As the weather turned cold and rainy we decided to check out the Museum of Play as it sounded like... 
    We were in town over Easter and decided to stay a few extra days to enjoy our new Grandson. As the weather turned cold and rainy we decided to check out the Museum of Play as it sounded like...  more »
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  • We are members went on Saturday ,don’t go on that day!!! My grand daughter was playing in sand I told 4 kids several times don’t throw the sand , they did not stop. Supervision should’ve been there in that area parents just let their kids go play and don’t watch them , Supervisor just said that that’s what you get on a busy day like that they have no Control !!! My husband has be member for several years to take the grand kids ,I get kids are there to have fun but have employees should check that type of area ! San that what you get on a busy day!
  • 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.

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