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The Strong Museum

Come play all day at upstate New York’s largest year-round family attraction and the only museum in the world devoted solely to the study of play. More than 150,000 square feet of extraordinary exhibits invite you to step onto Sesame Street, walk down the Yellow Brick Road, run a kids market, attend Super Powers school, play your way through the history of video games, visit the Berenstain Bears, and more. The museum is home to the National Toy Hall of Fame® and the world’s most comprehensive collection of toys, dolls, games, and other play-related artifacts. Enjoy a spacious food court, operating indoor train and 1918 carousel, and two museum shops.

Facility Info

  • Reception Capacity 300
  • Banquet Capacity 290

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until February 26, 2017

Race into The Strong for activities celebrating powerful motorcycles. Peddle your way to victory on a special bicycle course. Test your movie-motorcycle knowledge by matching pictures of cinematic

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Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month:

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March 3, 2017

Enjoy a brief concert by Eastman School of Music students followed by a question and answer session in the Caterpillar Atrium. Included with general museum admission fees.

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March 4, 2017 - March 5, 2017

Celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss with silly activities inspired by the beloved author’s tales. Pose for photos with the playful Thing 1 and Thing 2. Watch scenes from Seussical Jr. presented by

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Recurring weekly on Monday until March 27, 2017

Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month:

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March 18, 2017 - March 19, 2017

Back by popular demand, local kinetic art builder StickTrickDominoDude Michael Fantauzzo returns to create a new masterpiece filled with simple machines such as levers, planes, and pulleys. Watch as

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March 31, 2017

Be whisked away on a magical, family friendly adventure with the award-winning Squirrel Stole My Underpants when its international tour stops at The Strong. The whimsical performance, which was

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April 1, 2017 - April 2, 2017

Join beloved princesses as they use the principles of STEM—science, technology, engineering, and math—to solve puzzles, build contraptions, discover chemistry, and more. Join Snow White to uncover

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April 7, 2017

Enjoy a brief concert by Eastman School of Music students followed by a question and answer session in the Caterpillar Atrium. Included with general museum admission fees.

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Readings of classic children’s tales at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Have your Storytime Club passport punched once during each visit. Collect five punches and receive a free children’s book! This month:

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April 14, 2017 - April 23, 2017

Get ready for spring and celebrate bicycle, a 2000 inductee to the National Toy Hall of Fame. Roll in to discover the joy of bicycles. Create handlebar streamers and design a license plate for your

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April 30, 2017 - April 30, 2017

There’s no place like … The Strong! Follow the Yellow Brick Road to meet Dorothy and the Wicked Witch of the West. Craft a wand inspired by the magical Glinda, add a personalized “brick” and colorful,

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The Strong now offers a discount of $2.00 off regular museum admission fees to convention and conference delegates who more