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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  • Fun Fun Fun! I my granddaughters ages 3, 9, 12. There was something to do for all of them. We spent over four hours at the museum and still wasn't able to see the entire museum. I paid the extra fee for us to visit the butterfly exhibit. Although we didn't stay long because of the amount of people in such a small space, it was worth the extra money. The restaurant was busy, but the line went fast! If you're visiting Rochester, I recommend you put this on your 'must-see' list
  • What an amazing place for all ages! Fun nostalgia for adults and just plain fun for kids. A wide range of activities and learning are available for everyone and my niece keeps insisting we continue to go back! Just go and you’ll have a great day!

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