Castle Play at The Strong Museum January 26 & 27

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

December 19, 2018

For Immediate Release

Shane Rhinewald, 585-410-6365,

Noelle McElrath-Hart, 585-410-6325,

Castle Play
at The Strong® Museum
January 26 & 27

Explore the majesty of castles during Castle Play at The Strong museum on Saturday, January 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, January 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. Construct a castle from blocks, save your kingdom from a dragon, and more.     

  • Build a giant fortress using Builder Blox or cardboard Archiquest blocks.
  • Create a paper castle and personalize it with doors, windows, and flags.
  • Act out an adventure using puppets.
  • Catapult foam balls at a dragon to save the day.
  • Visit the museum’s Build, Drive, Go exhibit to create soaring towers with king-size blocks.

All Castle Play activities are included with general museum admission fees. Programs underwritten 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 $16, 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. 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.