Families (and kids of all ages) can travel with style and fun to the National Toy Hall of Fame and National Museum of Play at the Strong in Rochester. Ride with us on our Fun Bus where we provide the breakfast, games, and movies on the way. We arrive 150,000 square feet of pure fun for everyone where you can spend the day exploring and get by bedtime!
Tickets are $30 per person (includes breakfast on the way, activities and movies.)
Tickets are available Monday, December 17 to Loyalty Members ONLY (code will be emailed); General admission begins Tuesday, December 18.
Fun Bus Itinerary
Breakfast by Bagel Grove will be provided at the Townsquare Studios before we depart Saturday!
7:30 a.m. Depart from Townsquare Media, 9418 River Road, Marcy
10 a.m. Approximate arrival at the National Toy Hall of Fame and Strong Museum of Play
6 p.m. Depart from National Toy Hall of Fame and Strong Museum of Play
8:30 p.m. Approximate arrival at Townsquare Media in Marcy.
The National Toy Hall of Fame® at The Strong, established in 1998, recognizes toys that have inspired creative play and enjoyed popularity over a sustained period. Each year, the prestigious hall inducts new honorees and showcases both new and historic versions of classic toys beloved by generations.
Anyone can nominate a toy to the National Toy Hall of Fame. Final selections are made on the advice of historians, educators, and other individuals who exemplify learning, creativity, and discovery through their lives and careers.
Situated at The Strong
The Strong is a highly interactive, collections-based educational institution devoted to the study and exploration of play. Through the National Toy Hall of Fame and its other Play Partners—the National Museum of Play, the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, and theAmerican Journal of Play—The Strong explores play and the ways in which it encourages learning, creativity, and discovery and illuminates cultural history.
The National Toy Hall of Fame collections
The classic toys of the National Toy Hall of Fame sit alongside, and complement, the collections of The Strong’s National Museum of Play, which holds the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of dolls, toys, games, and other materials related to play.
To date, 51 toys have been inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame. The most recent honorees are Dominoes and Star Wars Action Figures! View examples of these and other inductees by browsing the Online Collections. Or read the biographies of all these classic icons of play as described by The Strong’s curators.
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