Family Discounts and Coupons to the Strong Museum 2016
If you are looking for a full day of indoor fun, then buying discount tickets to the Strong Museum of Play is the answer. Located in Rochester, New York the Strong Museum is one of the top family museums in the country. My family and I go every summer while visiting friends and family in upstate New York, and I can vouch that even I do not want to leave!
There are several permanent displays that you will be able to see when you purchase your discount passes. On the upper level there are toys from every decade that will transport you right back to your own childhood. It is the largest collection of its kind! I can personally spend hours there myself-but my kids won't let me!
In addition to the permanent displays, there are also permanent exhibits that your children will love, including Sesame Street, a ship, a post office and an airplane. There are even special play areas for infants and toddlers. Depending on when you go, your discount tickets will also permit you to see the visiting exhibits.
The best part of this family museum is that all of the exhibits are hands-on.
Your children are encouraged to touch and interact with everything!
There are several places to eat within the museum, and all are reasonably priced.Credit: By ×¢×“×™×¨×œ (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
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Become a Member
If you live within an hour of the Rochester area, then a membership is your best bet to getting discount tickets. During the long cold winter months, a day at the museum will be a welcome break. Children never tire of the exhibits, and you can focus on one special area at a time when you are visiting. Even if you go for an hour, it is a fun way to break up a day.
Parking is free and plentiful, so if you live nearby, there is no reason not to go on a regular basis!
There are several levels of memberships, with each succeeding level getting you more freebies and discounts. The Basic Membership offers many extras, including:
- Unlimited FREE general museum admission
- 50% discount on admission to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden
- 10% discount in the Museum Shops
- 6 complimentary carousel or train rides
- FREE members' newsletter and e-mail updates
- Discount on general museum admission for guests Invitations to members-only events (nominal fees apply) Discounts on museum programs
- Members-only express entrance during busy times
If you have a large enough group, then you may be eligible for discount admission. You need to call two weeks in advance to get a group rate. If your group is large enough, then you may also qualify for discounts at the Food Court.
If you are active duty military, then your immediate family and you are eligible for a two dollars off admission tickets. Be sure to bring proper identification.
Your AAA membership will entitle you to admission at a reduced price. Be sure to present your card at the time of purchase.
ACM Reciprocal Admission Policy
If you live outside the Rochester area and are a member of another American Children's Museum, there is a reciprocity program the gives you free general admission to this museum. Just bring your photo membership card to get this fabulous discount!
Become a fan of the museum on Facebook to get the latest news and special discount days.
With so many ways to get discount tickets to the Strong Museum of Play, go ahead and purchase a day of family fun when you are in the area. I know I am this summer!