The Strong National Museum of Play

The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York City, USA, opened in 1982, is a social and cultural history museum. The museum mainly houses Mrs. Strong's collection of toys, dolls, paintings, prints, advertisements, European and American decorative arts, Japanese crafts, etc., which enthrall the tourists. Aimed at playing, encouraging discovery and creativity, the museum attracts over a million visitors annually.


Exhibition of museum

There is many exciting exhibits available in the museum. One of these is the Play Lab, which occupies an area of 800 square feet on the first floor of the museum. Here you advance the educational pace of the game. In Skyline Climb, you can jump from the zipline platform by climbing with the help of ropes. Also on display are the Raceway Arcade, Joy Hall of Fame, Material Girl, Butterfly Garden, Reading Adventure Land, Play Pals, Pinball Playfield, etc.


Museum Collections

It is amazing to see the huge collection of the museum like toys, dolls, games, play games, and many more. There is also an extensive collection of board games, electronic games, books, documents, other historical materials related to the game, and trade catalogs. Come visit the Strong Museum and immerse yourself in everything it has to offer. Don’t miss the paper dolls, comic books, and game prototypes.

Sports of the Strong National Museum

You can enjoy a variety of recreational sports at this museum dedicated to sports and history. Spot Play promotes physical and mental health for visitors of all ages, helping adults and children stay healthier, smarter, and happier. Every year thousands of people are provided entertainment and education through sports in this excellent museum.


  1. The museum was founded on the personal collection of Margaret Woodbury Strong, a native of Rochester.
  2. Home to the American General of Play, Electronics Games, National Toys, the Brian Sutton Smith Library, and the archive of All Play, the museum is one of five Play partners.

Activities:- One of the largest historical museums in the USA, the Strong Museum captivates visitors with immersive programs and interactive exhibits. Here you get to see the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of historical material related to sports. Seeing everything in the museum gives me a new experience. Books, Games, Press- Rooms, Press- Kits, Press-B-Rolls, Press- Images, etc. look very exciting to watch. Plan a trip to visit this astonishing museum.

What to expect:-Dedicated to the history and exploration of the sport, The Strong Museum has many things to do and see for all ages. Explore cultural attractions and interactive exhibits at the museum. Play pinball and video games as well as read American comic books. There is a small train for children to travel cross-country by sitting in the museum. Stroll through the lush green lawns with hundreds of beautiful butterflies, birds, and colorful flowering plants.

Plan to visit: The visit to this wonderful museum in Rochester is truly an adventure. Make sure to travel with your family, kids, and friends to come here. The museum is open to visitors seven days a week. It is open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Saturday to Thursday and 10:00 am to 8:00 pm on Friday. The admission fee is free for up to 2 years and $19 for those after 2 years and is free for members.

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