Imagination Destination Exhibit Opening Weekend Celebration at The Strong Museum March 10 & 11

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

March 1, 2018

For Immediate Release

Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365,

Noelle McElrath-Hart, 585-410-6325,

Imagination Destination Exhibit
Opening Weekend Celebration
at The Strong® Museum
March 10 & 11

Let your imagination soar and pose for pictures with heroic and fantastical characters during the Imagination Destination Exhibit Opening Weekend Celebration at The Strong museum on Saturday, March 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, March 11 from 1 to 4 p.m. Moonwalk with an astronaut, build with a skilled construction worker, and meet a whimsical woodland fairy.

“Through role-playing, children learn to navigate the adult work and develop crucial social and creative skills,” says Debbie McCoy, The Strong’s assistant vice president for education. “In Imagination Destination, kids have opportunities to take on a variety of roles—from an astronaut, rescue pilot, construction worker, actor, and more.”

In the exhibit, take on a variety of roles and explore inspiring spaces bursting with physical challenges, such as a rescue helicopter, home construction site, rocket ship, and theater. Zip down a slide into the ocean to aid those in need, gather tools and a construction vest to inspect the city pipes, deliver a Tony-worthy, on-stage performance with costumes and stage lights, soar to the moon in a rocket ship, and more.

All Imagination Destination Opening Weekend Celebration activities are included with general museum admission fees. Programs underwritten in part by Delta Air Lines, the official airline of The Strong. Imagination Destination is made possible in part by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services. 



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 $15, under age 2 free, members free. Fees subject to change.

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. Fees subject to change.

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.