Recent Changes for "Strong National Museum of Play" - Rochester Wikihttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_PlayRecent Changes of the page "Strong National Museum of Play" on Rochester Wiki.en-us http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=diff&version1=33&version2=34&ts=1377978803Strong National Museum of Play2013-08-31T19:53:23ZEileenFRochester Public Library <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Strong National Museum of Play<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 26: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ Membership to the museum provides free admission for a year and access to a number of affiliated museums around the northeast.<br> + <br> + See also information about the associated ["International Center for the History of Electronic Games"].<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 30: </td> <td> Line 34: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Membership to the museum provides free admission for a year and access to a number of affiliated museums around the northeast.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Library'''</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 32: </td> <td> Line 36: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- See also information about the associated ["International Center for the History of Electronic Games"].</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The Museum also contains the [http://www.museumofplay.org/see-do/gelser-library Grada Hopeman Gelser Library], a branch of the ["Rochester Public Library"] system. This is a regular circulating library that specializes in children's books for all ages and reading levels.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=diff&version1=32&version2=33&ts=1358087892Strong National Museum of Play2013-01-13T14:38:12Zlan99Comment added. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Strong National Museum of Play<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 41: </td> <td> Line 41: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ------<br> + ''2013-01-13 09:38:12'' [[nbsp]] Love it, the kids have a great time there. Great even for toddlers that are between crawling and walking. --["Users/lan99"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=diff&version1=31&version2=32&ts=1339777380Strong National Museum of Play2012-06-15T16:23:00Zjgerek- obsolete external links; clean-up <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Strong National Museum of Play<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "''Established in ["1969"] and based initially on the personal collection of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"], the ["Museums" museum] opened to the public in ["1982"]. Since then it has refined and increased its collections, which number more than 500,000 items, and expanded twice, in 1997 and 2006. The museum is part of The Strong which is also h<span>&nbsp;</span>ome to the National Toy Hall of Fame, the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, and the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play and produces the ''American Journal of Play.'' </td> <td> <span>+</span> "''Established in ["1969"] and based initially on the personal collection of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"], the ["Museums" museum] opened to the public in ["1982"]. Since then it has refined and increased its collections, which number more than 500,000 items, and expanded twice, in 1997 and 2006. The museum is part of The Strong which is also home to the National Toy Hall of Fame, the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, and the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play and produces the ''American Journal of Play.'' </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Known originally as the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum and later simply as the Strong Museum, it became the Strong National Museum of Play in ["2006"], after completing renovations and an expansion that nearly doubled its size to 282,000 square feet. It became the National Museum of Play in 2010. It is the only collections-based museum anywhere devoted solely to the study of play.''"<span>&nbsp;[[Footnote(Wikipedia Article)]]</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> Known originally as the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum and later simply as the Strong Museum, it became the Strong National Museum of Play in ["2006"], after completing renovations and an expansion that nearly doubled its size to 282,000 square feet. It became the National Museum of Play in 2010. It is the only collections-based museum anywhere devoted solely to the study of play.<span>[[Footnote(Wikipedia Article)]]</span>''" </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Although it is a history museum, the National Museum of Play is a well-developed ["Life with Kids" children’s museum], making it the second largest museum of that type in the United States. The museum includes exhibits that interpret the key elements of play, as well as allowing kids to explore the worlds of [http://www.sesamestreet.org/ Sesame Street], the [http://www.berenstainbears.com/ Berenstain Bears], Reading Adventureland, and the ["Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden"] The museum is home to the Rainbow Reef salt water aquarium. The final stop before leaving is usually the Elaine Wilson Carousel, built by [wiki:wikipedia:The_Allan_Herschell_Company Allan-Herschel Company] of Tonawanda, NY in 1918. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Although<span>&nbsp;at its heart</span> it is a history museum, the National Museum of Play is a well-developed ["Life with Kids" children’s museum], making it the second largest museum of that type in the United States. The museum includes exhibits that interpret the key elements of play, as well as allowing kids to explore the worlds of [http://www.sesamestreet.org/ Sesame Street], the [http://www.berenstainbears.com/ Berenstain Bears], Reading Adventureland, and the ["Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden"] The museum is home to the Rainbow Reef salt water aquarium. The final stop before leaving is usually the Elaine Wilson Carousel, built by [wiki:wikipedia:The_Allan_Herschell_Company Allan-Herschel Company] of Tonawanda, NY in 1918. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 37: </td> <td> Line 37: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Notes and References'''<br> - * [http://www.strongmuseum.org/newpress/releaseexpansionoverview.htm Details of 2006, $33M expansion]<br> - * [http://www.rochester-citynews.com/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid%3A4469 Expansion News Article] from ["City Newspaper"]<br> - * [http://www.visitrochester.com/phototour/phototour/index.cfm?action=cover&amp;tourID=27 Photo Tour] via [http://www.visitrochester.com visitrochester.com]<br> - </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=diff&version1=30&version2=31&ts=1308253234Strong National Museum of Play2011-06-16T19:40:34ZShaneDAll of this information is out of date. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Strong National Museum of Play<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[Image(Strong National Museum of Play logo.gif,right,noborder)]]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Strong</span> National Museum of Play''' located in ["Rochester"], documents the history of play in American culture and provides an ''exciting, hand-on, welcoming pace to play, learn, and dream; a place to pretend, wonder, and explore, a place to discover the past and imagine the futur; and a place to rekindle memories and make new ones.''[[Footnote([http://www.museumofplay.org/about_us/index.html Website About Us Page])]] </td> <td> <span>+ '''The</span> National Museum of Play''' located in ["Rochester"]<span>&nbsp;and part of The Strong</span>, documents the history of play in American culture and provides an ''exciting, hand-on, welcoming pace to play, learn, and dream; a place to pretend, wonder, and explore, a place to discover the past and imagine the futur<span>e</span>; and a place to rekindle memories and make new ones.''[[Footnote([http://www.museumofplay.org/about_us/index.html Website About Us Page])]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 23: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> "''Established in ["1969"] and based initially on the personal collection of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"], the ["Museums" museum] opened to the public in ["1982"]. Since then it has refined and increased its collections, which number more than 500,000 items, and expanded twice, in 1997 and 2006. The museum is <span>h</span>ome to the National Toy Hall of Fame, the <span>N</span>ational Center for the History of Electronic Games, and the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play and produces the ''American Journal of Play.'' </td> <td> <span>+</span> "''Established in ["1969"] and based initially on the personal collection of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"], the ["Museums" museum] opened to the public in ["1982"]. Since then it has refined and increased its collections, which number more than 500,000 items, and expanded twice, in 1997 and 2006. The museum is <span>part of The Strong which is also h </span>ome to the National Toy Hall of Fame, the <span>Intern</span>ational Center for the History of Electronic Games, and the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play and produces the ''American Journal of Play.'' </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 25: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Known originally as the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum and later simply as the Strong Museum, it became the Strong National Museum of Play in ["2006"], after completing renovations and an expansion that nearly doubled its size to 282,000 square feet. It is the only collections-based museum anywhere devoted solely to the study of play.''" [[Footnote(Wikipedia Article)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> Known originally as the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum and later simply as the Strong Museum, it became the Strong National Museum of Play in ["2006"], after completing renovations and an expansion that nearly doubled its size to 282,000 square feet. It <span>became the National Museum of Play in 2010. It </span>is the only collections-based museum anywhere devoted solely to the study of play.''" [[Footnote(Wikipedia Article)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 29: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Although it is a history museum, <span>Strong</span> is a well-developed ["Life with Kids" children’s museum], making it the second largest museum of that type in the United States. The museum includes exhibits that interpret the key elements of play, as well as allowing kids to explore the worlds of [http://www.sesamestreet.org/ Sesame Street], the [http://www.berenstainbears.com/ Berenstain Bears], Reading Adventureland, and the ["Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden"] The museum is home to the Rainbow Reef salt water aquarium. The final stop before leaving is usually the Elaine Wilson Carousel, built by [wiki:wikipedia:The_Allan_Herschell_Company Allan-Herschel Company] of Tonawanda, NY in 1918. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Although it is a history museum, <span>the National Museum of Play</span> is a well-developed ["Life with Kids" children’s museum], making it the second largest museum of that type in the United States. The museum includes exhibits that interpret the key elements of play, as well as allowing kids to explore the worlds of [http://www.sesamestreet.org/ Sesame Street], the [http://www.berenstainbears.com/ Berenstain Bears], Reading Adventureland, and the ["Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden"] The museum is home to the Rainbow Reef salt water aquarium. 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. </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ||&lt;class="tablehead"&gt;'''Wikipedia'''||<br> + ||[wiki:wikipedia:Strong_National_Museum_of_Play Wikipedia Article]||</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Strong National Museum of Play''' in ["Rochester"], documents the history of play in American culture. Established in ["1969"] and based initially on the personal collection of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"], the ["Museums" museum] opened to the public in ["1982"]. Since then it has refined and increased its collections, which number more than 500,000 items, and expanded twice, in 1997 and 2006. The museum is home to the National Toy Hall of Fame, the National Center for the History of Electronic Games, and the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play and produces the ''American Journal of Play.''</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Strong National Museum of Play''' located in ["Rochester"], documents the history of play in American culture and provides an ''exciting, hand-on, welcoming pace to play, learn, and dream; a place to pretend, wonder, and explore, a place to discover the past and imagine the futur; and a place to rekindle memories and make new ones.''[[Footnote([http://www.museumofplay.org/about_us/index.html Website About Us Page])]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 23: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> - Known originally as the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum and later simply as the Strong Museum, it became the Strong National Museum of Play in ["2006"], after completing renovations and an expansion that nearly doubled its size to 282,000 square feet. It is the only collections-based museum anywhere devoted solely to the study of play. </td> <td> <span>+ "''Established in ["1969"] and based initially on the personal collection of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"], the ["Museums" museum] opened to the public in ["1982"]. Since then it has refined and increased its collections, which number more than 500,000 items, and expanded twice, in 1997 and 2006. The museum is home to the National Toy Hall of Fame, the National Center for the History of Electronic Games, and the Brian Sutton</span>-<span>Smith Library and Archives of Play and produces the ''American Journal of Play.''<br> + <br> +</span> Known originally as the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum and later simply as the Strong Museum, it became the Strong National Museum of Play in ["2006"], after completing renovations and an expansion that nearly doubled its size to 282,000 square feet. It is the only collections-based museum anywhere devoted solely to the study of play.<span>''" [[Footnote(Wikipedia Article)]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 25: </td> <td> Line 29: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Although it is a history museum, Strong is a well-developed ["Life with Kids" children’s museum], making it the second largest museum of that type in the United States. The museum includes exhibits that interpret the key elements of play, as well as allowing kids to explore the worlds of Sesame Street<span>, the</span> Berenstain Bears, Reading Adventureland, and the ["Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden"] The museum is home to the Rainbow Reef salt water aquarium. The final stop before leaving is usually the Elaine Wilson Carousel, built by Allan-Herschel Company of Tonawanda<span>m</span>, NY in 1918. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Although it is a history museum, Strong is a well-developed ["Life with Kids" children’s museum], making it the second largest museum of that type in the United States. The museum includes exhibits that interpret the key elements of play, as well as allowing kids to explore the worlds of <span>[http://www.sesamestreet.org/ </span>Sesame Street<span>], the [http://www.berenstainbears.com/</span> Berenstain Bears<span>]</span>, Reading Adventureland, and the ["Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden"] The museum is home to the Rainbow Reef salt water aquarium. The final stop before leaving is usually the Elaine Wilson Carousel, built by <span>[wiki:wikipedia:The_Allan_Herschell_Company </span>Allan-Herschel Company<span>]</span> of Tonawanda, NY in 1918. </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=diff&version1=22&version2=23&ts=1237817134Strong National Museum of Play2009-03-23T14:05:34ZBradMandellredo adr for google directions, wiki links restore some deletes add carousel <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Strong National Museum of Play<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ||[[Address("<span>One</span> Manhattan Square, Rochester, NY 14607")]]|| </td> <td> <span>+</span> ||[[Address("<span>1</span> Manhattan Square<span>&nbsp;Dr</span>, Rochester, NY 14607")]]|| </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ||(Closed on Thanksgiving <span>Day </span>and Christmas Day)|| </td> <td> <span>+</span> ||(Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day<span>s</span>)|| </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ||[http://www.<span>m</span>useum<span>o</span>f<span>p</span>lay.org/]|| </td> <td> <span>+</span> ||[http://www.<span>M</span>useum<span>O</span>f<span>P</span>lay.org/]|| </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Strong National Museum of Play''' in ["Rochester"], documents the history of play in American culture. Established in 1969 and based initially on the personal collection of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"], the <span>museum</span> opened to the public in 1982. Since then it has refined and increased its collections, which number more than 500,000 items, and expanded twice, in 1997 and 2006. The museum is home to the National Toy Hall of Fame, the National Center for the History of Electronic Games, and the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play and produces the ''American Journal of Play.'' </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Strong National Museum of Play''' in ["Rochester"], documents the history of play in American culture. Established in <span>["</span>1969<span>"]</span> and based initially on the personal collection of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"], the <span>["Museums" museum]</span> opened to the public in <span>["</span>1982<span>"]</span>. Since then it has refined and increased its collections, which number more than 500,000 items, and expanded twice, in 1997 and 2006. The museum is home to the National Toy Hall of Fame, the National Center for the History of Electronic Games, and the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play and produces the ''American Journal of Play.'' </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Known originally as the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum and later simply as the Strong Museum, it became the Strong National Museum of Play in 2006, after completing renovations and an expansion that nearly doubled its size to 282,000 square feet. It is the only collections-based museum anywhere devoted solely to the study of play<span>, and although it is a history museum, it has the inte</span>ractive ch<span>ara</span>c<span>teristi</span>c<span>s of a children’s museum ma</span>k<span>ing it the second largest museum of that type in the United States. The museum includes exhibits that interpret the</span> k<span>ey elements of play, as well as allow guest</span>s to explore the worlds of Sesame Street, the Berenstain Bears, Reading Adventureland, and the ["Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden<span>. </span>"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> Known originally as the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum and later simply as the Strong Museum, it became the Strong National Museum of Play in <span>["</span>2006<span>"]</span>, after completing renovations and an expansion that nearly doubled its size to 282,000 square feet. It is the only collections-based museum anywhere devoted solely to the study of play<span>.<br> + <br> + '''Major Att</span>racti<span>on for Kids'''<br> + <br> + Although it is a history museum, Strong is a well-de</span>ve<span>loped ["Life with Kids"</span> ch<span>ildren’s museum], making it the se</span>c<span>ond largest museum of that type in the United States. The museum in</span>c<span>ludes exhibits that interpret the </span>k<span>ey elements of play, as well as allowing</span> k<span>id</span>s to explore the worlds of Sesame Street, the Berenstain Bears, Reading Adventureland, and the ["Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden"]<span>&nbsp;The museum is home to the Rainbow Reef salt water aquarium. The final stop before leaving is usually the Elaine Wilson Carousel, built by Allan-Herschel Company of Tonawandam, NY in 1918.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 25: </td> <td> Line 29: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> - * [http://www.strongmuseum.org/newpress/releaseexpansionoverview.htm Details of <span>their current (</span>2006<span>)</span> $33<span>&nbsp;million dollar</span> expansion]<span>&nbsp;(</span>[http://www.rochester-citynews.com/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid%3A4469 <span>Here's] an a</span>rticle from ["City Newspaper"]<span>&nbsp;about the expansion.)</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Awards'''<br> + * Voted "Best Kids Entertainment" in ["City Newspaper"]'s 'Best Of' Awards in 2008.[[Footnote([http://www.rochestercitynewspaper.com/entertainment/guides/2008/11/BEST</span>-<span>OF-ROCHESTER-2008-Readers-choice/ 2008 City Newspaper Award])]]<br> + <br> + '''Notes and References'''<br> +</span> * [http://www.strongmuseum.org/newpress/releaseexpansionoverview.htm Details of 2006<span>,</span> $33<span>M</span> expansion]<span><br> + * </span>[http://www.rochester-citynews.com/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid%3A4469 <span>Expansion News A</span>rticle<span>]</span> from ["City Newspaper"] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 37: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Awards'''<br> - * Voted "Best Kids Entertainment" in ["City Newspaper"]'s 'Best Of' Awards in 2008.[[Footnote([http://www.rochestercitynewspaper.com/entertainment/guides/2008/11/BEST-OF-ROCHESTER-2008-Readers-choice/ 2008 City Newspaper Award])]]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=recall&version=23&ts=1237817134Strong National Museum of Play2009-03-23T14:05:34ZBradMandellMap location(s) modifiedhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=diff&version1=21&version2=22&ts=1237814527Strong National Museum of Play2009-03-23T13:22:07ZShaneD <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Strong National Museum of Play<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Strong National Museum of Play''' in ["Rochester"], documents the history of play in American culture. Established in 1969 and based initially on the personal collection of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"], the museum opened to the public in 1982. Since then it has refined and increased its collections, which number more than 500,000 items, and expanded twice, in 1997 and 2006. The museum is home to the National Toy Hall of Fame, the National Center for the History of Electronic Games, and the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play and produces the American Journal of Play. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Strong National Museum of Play''' in ["Rochester"], documents the history of play in American culture. Established in 1969 and based initially on the personal collection of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"], the museum opened to the public in 1982. Since then it has refined and increased its collections, which number more than 500,000 items, and expanded twice, in 1997 and 2006. The museum is home to the National Toy Hall of Fame, the National Center for the History of Electronic Games, and the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play and produces the <span>''</span>American Journal of Play.<span>''</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=recall&version=21&ts=1237814459Strong National Museum of Play2009-03-23T13:20:59ZShaneDMap location(s) modifiedhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=diff&version1=20&version2=21&ts=1237814459Strong National Museum of Play2009-03-23T13:20:59ZShaneD <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Strong National Museum of Play<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ||[[Address("<span>1</span> Manhattan Square, Rochester, NY 14607")]]|| </td> <td> <span>+</span> ||[[Address("<span>One</span> Manhattan Square, Rochester, NY 14607")]]|| </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ||Friday: 10:00AM to 8:00PM||<span><br> - ||Saturday: 10:00AM to 5:00PM||</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> ||Fri<span>day &amp; Satur</span>day: 10:00AM to 8:00PM|| </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 20: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The '''Strong National Museum of Play''', located in ["Rochester"], formally known as Strong Museum, is a ["Museums" museum] dedicated to documenting the history of play in America. Founded in 1982 to display the amazing collections of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"] (dolls, furniture, stamps, etc.), the museum mainly focused on Victorian life. Around 1987, the mission changed somewhat, to focus on children, and to document the history of play in the United States. It now houses the [http://www.strongmuseum.org/NTHoF/NTHoF.html National Toy Hall of Fame], tons of amazing hands-on exhibits for little kids, some wonderful "pop-culture" exhibits, and exhibits about Rochester, for all ages. The new ["Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden"] addition houses a live butterfly collection with habitat and a chamber where the kids can see the chrsalids and watch them go free. The museum is also home to the 1,200 gallon Rainbow Reef salt water aquarium.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Strong National Museum of Play''' in ["Rochester"], documents the history of play in American culture. Established in 1969 and based initially on the personal collection of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"], the museum opened to the public in 1982. Since then it has refined and increased its collections, which number more than 500,000 items, and expanded twice, in 1997 and 2006. The museum is home to the National Toy Hall of Fame, the National Center for the History of Electronic Games, and the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play and produces the American Journal of Play.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Membership in the museum provides discounted tickets and access to a number of affiliated museums around the northeast.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Known originally as the Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum and later simply as the Strong Museum, it became the Strong National Museum of Play in 2006, after completing renovations and an expansion that nearly doubled its size to 282,000 square feet. It is the only collections-based museum anywhere devoted solely to the study of play, and although it is a history museum, it has the interactive characteristics of a children’s museum making it the second largest museum of that type in the United States. The museum includes exhibits that interpret the key elements of play, as well as allow guests to explore the worlds of Sesame Street, the Berenstain Bears, Reading Adventureland, and the ["Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. "]<br> + <br> + Membership to the museum provides free admission for a year and access to a number of affiliated museums around the northeast.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=diff&version1=19&version2=20&ts=1237500270Strong National Museum of Play2009-03-19T22:04:30ZBradMandelladd Flat Stanley photo shoot. edit the award and make footnote b4 comment <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Strong National Museum of Play<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(StrongReadingLand.jpg,right,300,noborder,thumbnail,"Reading Adventureland with [http://www.flickr.com/photos/mandellb/3339422977/in/set-72157614873489133 Flat Stanley]")]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(StrongCarousel.jpg,right,300,noborder,thumbnail,"Carousel Ride for [http://www.flickr.com/photos/mandellb/3340258130/in/set-72157614873489133 Flat Stanley]")]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 25: </td> <td> Line 27: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- == </span>Awards<span>&nbsp;==</span><br> <span>- The Strong National Museum of Play was v</span>oted "Best Kids Entertainment" in ["City Newspaper"]'s 'Best Of' Awards in 2008.[[Footnote(http://www.rochestercitynewspaper.com/entertainment/guides/2008/11/BEST-OF-ROCHESTER-2008-Readers-choice/)]]<br> <span>- </span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''</span>Awards<span>'''</span><br> <span>+ * V</span>oted "Best Kids Entertainment" in ["City Newspaper"]'s 'Best Of' Awards in 2008.[[Footnote(<span>[</span>http://www.rochestercitynewspaper.com/entertainment/guides/2008/11/BEST-OF-ROCHESTER-2008-Readers-choice/<span>&nbsp;2008 City Newspaper Award]</span>)]]<br> <span>+ '''Photos'''<br> + * [http://www.flickr.com/photos/mandellb/3339408139/in/set-72157614873489133/ See Flat Stanley's Visit in March 2009] - Flickr photo album by ["Users/BradMandell"].<br> + [[Footnote]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=recall&version=19&ts=1237500051Strong National Museum of Play2009-03-19T22:00:51ZBradMandellUpload of image <a href="http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=Files&do=view&target=StrongCarousel.jpg">StrongCarousel.jpg</a>.http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=recall&version=19&ts=1237499685Strong National Museum of Play2009-03-19T21:54:45ZBradMandellUpload of image <a href="http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=Files&do=view&target=StrongReadingLand.jpg">StrongReadingLand.jpg</a>.http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=diff&version1=18&version2=19&ts=1234305776Strong National Museum of Play2009-02-10T22:42:56Zpetebinstalled headers <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Strong National Museum of Play<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - 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. </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ||585<span>-</span>263<span>-</span>2700|| </td> <td> <span>+</span> ||585<span>&nbsp;</span>263<span>&nbsp;</span>2700|| </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The '''Strong National Museum of Play<span>®</span>''', located in ["Rochester"], formally known as Strong Museum, is a ["Museums" museum] dedicated to documenting the history of play in America. Founded in 1982 to display the amazing collections of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"] (dolls, furniture, stamps, etc.), the museum mainly focused on Victorian life. Around 1987, the mission changed somewhat, to focus on children, and to document the history of play in the United States. It now houses the [http://www.strongmuseum.org/NTHoF/NTHoF.html National Toy Hall of Fame<span>®</span>], tons of amazing hands-on exhibits for little kids, some wonderful "pop-culture" exhibits, and exhibits about Rochester, for all ages. The new ["Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden<span>®</span>"] addition houses a live butterfly collection with habitat and a chamber where the kids can see the chrsalids and watch them go free. The museum is also home to the 1,200 gallon Rainbow Reef salt water aquarium. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The '''Strong National Museum of Play''', located in ["Rochester"], formally known as Strong Museum, is a ["Museums" museum] dedicated to documenting the history of play in America. Founded in 1982 to display the amazing collections of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"] (dolls, furniture, stamps, etc.), the museum mainly focused on Victorian life. Around 1987, the mission changed somewhat, to focus on children, and to document the history of play in the United States. It now houses the [http://www.strongmuseum.org/NTHoF/NTHoF.html National Toy Hall of Fame], tons of amazing hands-on exhibits for little kids, some wonderful "pop-culture" exhibits, and exhibits about Rochester, for all ages. The new ["Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden"] addition houses a live butterfly collection with habitat and a chamber where the kids can see the chrsalids and watch them go free. The museum is also home to the 1,200 gallon Rainbow Reef salt water aquarium. </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=diff&version1=16&version2=17&ts=1227623793Strong National Museum of Play2008-11-25T14:36:33ZShaneR <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Strong National Museum of Play<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The '''Strong National Museum of Play®''', located in ["Rochester"], formally known as Strong Museum, is a ["Museums" museum] dedicated to documenting the history of play in America. Founded in 1982 to display the amazing collections of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"] (dolls, furniture, stamps, etc.), the museum mainly focused on Victorian life. Around 1987, the mission changed somewhat, to focus on children, and to document the history of play in United States. It now houses the [http://www.strongmuseum.org/NTHoF/NTHoF.html National Toy Hall of Fame®], tons of amazing hands-on exhibits for little kids, some wonderful "pop-culture" exhibits, and exhibits about Rochester, for all ages. The new ["Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden®"] addition houses a live butterfly collection with habitat and a chamber where the kids can see the chrsalids and watch them go free. The museum is also home to the 1,200 gallon Rainbow Reef salt water aquarium. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The '''Strong National Museum of Play®''', located in ["Rochester"], formally known as Strong Museum, is a ["Museums" museum] dedicated to documenting the history of play in America. Founded in 1982 to display the amazing collections of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"] (dolls, furniture, stamps, etc.), the museum mainly focused on Victorian life. Around 1987, the mission changed somewhat, to focus on children, and to document the history of play in<span>&nbsp;the</span> United States. It now houses the [http://www.strongmuseum.org/NTHoF/NTHoF.html National Toy Hall of Fame®], tons of amazing hands-on exhibits for little kids, some wonderful "pop-culture" exhibits, and exhibits about Rochester, for all ages. The new ["Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden®"] addition houses a live butterfly collection with habitat and a chamber where the kids can see the chrsalids and watch them go free. The museum is also home to the 1,200 gallon Rainbow Reef salt water aquarium. </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=diff&version1=15&version2=16&ts=1227623746Strong National Museum of Play2008-11-25T14:35:46ZShaneR <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Strong National Museum of Play<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ||585<span>&nbsp;</span>263<span>&nbsp;</span>2700|| </td> <td> <span>+</span> ||585<span>-</span>263<span>-</span>2700|| </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ||http://www.<span>StrongM</span>useum.org/|| </td> <td> <span>+</span> ||http://www.<span>m</span>useum<span>ofplay</span>.org/|| </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The '''Strong National Museum of Play''', located in ["Rochester"], formally known as <span>the </span>Strong Museum is a ["Museums" museum] dedicated to documenting history of play in America. Founded in 1982 to display the amazing collections of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"]<span>.</span> (dolls, furniture, stamps, etc.)<span>&nbsp;and</span> mainly focused on Victorian life<span>, heavy on the toys</span>. Around 1987, the mission changed somewhat, to focus on children, and to document the history of play in United States. It now houses the [http://www.strongmuseum.org/NTHoF/NTHoF.html National Toy Hall of Fame], tons of amazing hands-on exhibits for little kids,<span>&nbsp;and also</span> some wonderful "pop-culture" exhibits, and exhibits about Rochester, for all ages. The new ["Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden"] addition houses a live butterfly collection with habitat and a chamber where the kids can see the chrsalids and watch them go free. The <span>M</span>useum is also home to the 1200 gallon Rainbow Reef salt water aquarium. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The '''Strong National Museum of Play<span>®</span>''', located in ["Rochester"], formally known as Strong Museum<span>,</span> is a ["Museums" museum] dedicated to documenting<span>&nbsp;the</span> history of play in America. Founded in 1982 to display the amazing collections of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"] (dolls, furniture, stamps, etc.)<span>, the museum</span> mainly focused on Victorian life. Around 1987, the mission changed somewhat, to focus on children, and to document the history of play in United States. It now houses the [http://www.strongmuseum.org/NTHoF/NTHoF.html National Toy Hall of Fame<span>®</span>], tons of amazing hands-on exhibits for little kids, some wonderful "pop-culture" exhibits, and exhibits about Rochester, for all ages. The new ["Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden<span>®</span>"] addition houses a live butterfly collection with habitat and a chamber where the kids can see the chrsalids and watch them go free. The <span>m</span>useum is also home to the 1<span>,</span>200 gallon Rainbow Reef salt water aquarium. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 20: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Membership in the <span>M</span>useum provides discounted tickets and access to a number of affiliated museums around the northeast. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Membership in the <span>m</span>useum provides discounted tickets and access to a number of affiliated museums around the northeast. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * Smithsonian affiliated? - (note - not confirmed via web resources)</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=diff&version1=14&version2=15&ts=1226507660Strong National Museum of Play2008-11-12T16:34:20Zalexandergartleyadded awards section and added City Newspaper award <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Strong National Museum of Play<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 26: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ == Awards ==<br> + The Strong National Museum of Play was voted "Best Kids Entertainment" in ["City Newspaper"]'s 'Best Of' Awards in 2008.[[Footnote(http://www.rochestercitynewspaper.com/entertainment/guides/2008/11/BEST-OF-ROCHESTER-2008-Readers-choice/)]]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=diff&version1=13&version2=14&ts=1222142169Strong National Museum of Play2008-09-23T03:56:09Zpeteb <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Strong National Museum of Play<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=diff&version1=12&version2=13&ts=1222137873Strong National Museum of Play2008-09-23T02:44:33Zbjybjy <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Strong National Museum of Play<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The '''Strong National Museum of Play''', located in ["Rochester"], formally known as the Strong Museum is a ["Museums" museum] dedicated to documenting history of play in America. Founded in 1982 to display the amazing collections of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"]. (dolls, furniture, stamps, etc.) and mainly focused on Victorian life, heavy on the toys. Around 1987, the mission changed somewhat, to focus on children, and to document the history of play in United States. It now houses the [http://www.strongmuseum.org/NTHoF/NTHoF.html National Toy Hall of Fame], tons of amazing hands-on exhibits for little kids, and also some wonderful "pop-culture" exhibits, and exhibits about Rochester, for all ages. The new ["Butterfly <span>Building</span>"] addition houses a live butterfly collection with habitat and a chamber where the kids can see the <span>larva and watch them go free.</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> The '''Strong National Museum of Play''', located in ["Rochester"], formally known as the Strong Museum is a ["Museums" museum] dedicated to documenting history of play in America. Founded in 1982 to display the amazing collections of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"]. (dolls, furniture, stamps, etc.) and mainly focused on Victorian life, heavy on the toys. Around 1987, the mission changed somewhat, to focus on children, and to document the history of play in United States. It now houses the [http://www.strongmuseum.org/NTHoF/NTHoF.html National Toy Hall of Fame], tons of amazing hands-on exhibits for little kids, and also some wonderful "pop-culture" exhibits, and exhibits about Rochester, for all ages. The new ["<span>Dancing Wings </span>Butterfly <span>Garden</span>"] addition houses a live butterfly collection with habitat and a chamber where the kids can see the <span>chrsalids and watch them go free. The Museum is also home to the 1200 gallon Rainbow Reef salt water aquarium.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=diff&version1=11&version2=12&ts=1218401112Strong National Museum of Play2008-08-10T20:45:12ZDottieHoffmannadded photo <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Strong National Museum of Play<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[image(Strong.jpg,right,thumbnail,300,"Strong, hard to get it all in one shot! 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Founded in 1982 to display the amazing collections of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"]. (dolls, furniture, stamps, etc.) and mainly focused on Victorian life, heavy on the toys. Around 1987, the mission changed somewhat, to focus on children, and to document the history of play in United States. It now houses the [http://www.strongmuseum.org/NTHoF/NTHoF.html National Toy Hall of Fame], tons of amazing hands-on exhibits for little kids, and also some wonderful "pop-culture" exhibits, and exhibits about Rochester, for all ages. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The <span>'''</span>Strong National Museum of Play<span>''', located in ["Rochester"],</span> formally known as the Strong Museum is a ["Museums" museum] dedicated to documenting history of play in America. Founded in 1982 to display the amazing collections of ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"]. (dolls, furniture, stamps, etc.) and mainly focused on Victorian life, heavy on the toys. Around 1987, the mission changed somewhat, to focus on children, and to document the history of play in United States. It now houses the [http://www.strongmuseum.org/NTHoF/NTHoF.html National Toy Hall of Fame], tons of amazing hands-on exhibits for little kids, and also some wonderful "pop-culture" exhibits, and exhibits about Rochester, for all ages.<span>&nbsp;The new ["Butterfly Building"] addition houses a live butterfly collection with habitat and a chamber where the kids can see the larva and watch them go free.<br> + <br> + Membership in the Museum provides discounted tickets and access to a number of affiliated museums around the northeast.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 23: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Smithsonian affiliated? - (note - not confirmed via web resources)</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=diff&version1=9&version2=10&ts=1208877727Strong National Museum of Play2008-04-22T15:22:07Zalexandergartleymoved Margaret Woodbury Strong wiki link to in the description <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Strong National Museum of Play<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 17: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The Strong National Museum of Play formally known as the Strong Museum is a Smithsonian affiliated ["Museums" museum] dedicated to documenting history of play in America. Founded in 1982 to display the amazing collections of Margaret Strong. (dolls, furniture, stamps, etc.) and mainly focused on Victorian life, heavy on the toys. Around 1987, the mission changed somewhat, to focus on children, and to document the history of play in United States. It now houses the [http://www.strongmuseum.org/NTHoF/NTHoF.html National Toy Hall of Fame], tons of amazing hands-on exhibits for little kids, and also some wonderful "pop-culture" exhibits, and exhibits about Rochester, for all ages. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The Strong National Museum of Play formally known as the Strong Museum is a Smithsonian affiliated ["Museums" museum] dedicated to documenting history of play in America. Founded in 1982 to display the amazing collections of <span>["</span>Margaret <span>Woodbury </span>Strong<span>"]</span>. (dolls, furniture, stamps, etc.) and mainly focused on Victorian life, heavy on the toys. Around 1987, the mission changed somewhat, to focus on children, and to document the history of play in United States. It now houses the [http://www.strongmuseum.org/NTHoF/NTHoF.html National Toy Hall of Fame], tons of amazing hands-on exhibits for little kids, and also some wonderful "pop-culture" exhibits, and exhibits about Rochester, for all ages. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- See also: ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"], founder of the Strong Museum and Rochester native.<br> - </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=diff&version1=8&version2=9&ts=1208877674Strong National Museum of Play2008-04-22T15:21:14Zalexandergartleyadded hours from website <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Strong National Museum of Play<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF'&gt;'''Hours'''||<br> + ||Monday – Thursday: 10:00AM to 5:00PM||<br> + ||Friday: 10:00AM to 8:00PM||<br> + ||Saturday: 10:00AM to 5:00PM||<br> + ||Sunday: Noon to 5:00PM||<br> + ||(Closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day)||</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=diff&version1=7&version2=8&ts=1208877551Strong National Museum of Play2008-04-22T15:19:11Zalexandergartleyadded Comments box <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Strong National Museum of Play<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - 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Founded in 1982 to display the amazing collections of Margaret Strong. (dolls, furniture, stamps, etc.) and mainly focused on Victorian life, heavy on the toys. Around 1987, the mission changed somewhat, to focus on children, and to document the history of play in United States. It now houses the [http://www.strongmuseum.org/NTHoF/NTHoF.html National Toy Hall of Fame], tons of amazing hands-on exhibits for little kids, and also some wonderful "pop-culture" exhibits, and exhibits about Rochester, for all ages. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The Strong National Museum of Play formally known as the Strong Museum is a Smithsonian affiliated <span>["Museums" museum]</span> dedicated to documenting history of play in America. Founded in 1982 to display the amazing collections of Margaret Strong. (dolls, furniture, stamps, etc.) and mainly focused on Victorian life, heavy on the toys. Around 1987, the mission changed somewhat, to focus on children, and to document the history of play in United States. It now houses the [http://www.strongmuseum.org/NTHoF/NTHoF.html National Toy Hall of Fame], tons of amazing hands-on exhibits for little kids, and also some wonderful "pop-culture" exhibits, and exhibits about Rochester, for all ages. </td> </tr> </table> </div> http://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Playhttp://rocwiki.org/Strong_National_Museum_of_Play?action=diff&version1=0&version2=1&ts=1178031483Strong National Museum of Play2007-05-01T14:58:03Zadamdewitzcontent from Strong Museum; grammar edit <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Strong National Museum of Play<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ The Strong National Museum of Play formally known as the Strong Museum is a Smithsonian affiliated museum dedicated to documenting history of play in America. Founded in 1982 to display the amazing collections of Margaret Strong. (dolls, furniture, stamps, etc.) and mainly focused on Victorian life, heavy on the toys. Around 1987, the mission changed somewhat, to focus on children, and to document the history of play in United States. It now houses the [http://www.strongmuseum.org/NTHoF/NTHoF.html National Toy Hall of Fame], tons of amazing hands-on exhibits for little kids, and also some wonderful "pop-culture" exhibits, and exhibits about Rochester, for all ages.<br> + <br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0FFE0'&gt;'''Handicap accessible'''||<br> + <br> + * [http://www.strongmuseum.org/ Official site]<br> + * [http://www.strongmuseum.org/newpress/releaseexpansionoverview.htm Details of their current (2006) $33 million dollar expansion] ([http://www.rochester-citynews.com/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid%3A4469 Here's] an article from ["City Newspaper"] about the expansion.)<br> + * [http://www.visitrochester.com/phototour/phototour/index.cfm?action=cover&amp;tourID=27 Photo Tour] via [http://www.visitrochester.com visitrochester.com]<br> + <br> + See also: ["Margaret Woodbury Strong"], founder of the Strong Museum and Rochester native.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>