Over the Rainbow Weekend at The Strong Museum April 29 & 30

The Strong News Release
One Manhattan Square Rochester, NY 14607 585-263-2700 museumofplay.org

April 7, 2017

For Immediate Release

Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365, srhinewald@museumofplay.org

Noelle McElrath-Hart, 585-410-6325, nmcelrath@museumofplay.org

Over the Rainbow Weekend
at The Strong® Museum
April 29 & 30

There’s no place like… The Strong! Click your heels and journey to Oz for Over the Rainbow Weekend at The Strong museum on Saturday, April 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, April 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. Meet iconic characters and create special crafts inspired by The Wizard of Oz.

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to meet Dorothy, Glinda, and the Wicked Witch of the West. Craft a magic wand made out of colorful paper. Add a personalized “brick” and paper flower to the 3-D Munchkinland mural. Visit The Strong’s Pinball Playfields exhibit to defeat the Wicked Witch on the Emerald City Limited Edition Wizard of Oz pinball machine.

All Over the Rainbow Weekend activities are included with general museum admission fees. Programs underwritten in part by Delta Air Lines, the official airline of The Strong.



Museum Hours: Monday–Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

General Admission Fees (does not include admission to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden®): age 2 and older $14.50, under age 2 free, members free.

Admission to Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden: General Admission fee plus $4 for members, $5 for nonmembers, under age 2 free. Entry is by timed ticket only.

Parking: Free parking is available at the museum for all guests on a first-come, first-served basis during regular museum hours. Please note that, on high visitation days, the museum lot may reach capacity early in the day. If space is not available on site at the time of your visit, additional parking is available at neighboring municipal garages for a fee. The Strong is not responsible for fees incurred at off-site locations.