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The Strong offers your family so much fun, so close to home!
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New Blog Post: “True Hollywood” Toy Stories: Tales of the Games and Toys We Love

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As part of Google Arts & Culture's American Democracy project, The Strong launches an online exhibit that explores the satirical side of presidential campaigning and politics through the lens of toys and play. http://ow.ly/bgN83093YSE
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New Blog Post: The Strong Launches Women in Games Initiative

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New Blog Post: “Down at Fraggle Rock!” - While pursuing my undergraduate degree, I worked as a DJ for the college radio station. One spring semester, I had a timeslot of 2 to 4 p.m. on Friday afternoons. I remember the sun often shining, and everyone being in a good mood as they prepared for the weekend. That’s when I started a tradition...

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New Blog Post: Fun at the Drive-In - My favorite artifact in America at Play, an exhibit that opened on The Strong’s second floor in December 2016, isn’t the oldest, the biggest, or the showiest. But it’s one that transports me to another place and time. Which artifact has such magical powers? It’s the Remco Movieland Drive-In Theater play set from 1959. Today,...

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New Blog Post: But We Play It Like This: House Rules for Games

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New Blog Post: Following The Bouncing Ball: Tennis for Two…at The Strong!

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New Blog Post: Have You Hugged a Troll Doll Lately? - I first encountered troll dolls in the mid-1970s. My younger sister had one that she loved greatly and played with all the time. In fact, she played with her troll doll (named “Sloppy Joe Head”) so much that eventually all of his hair fell out and his felt clothes were torn to shreds. When we...

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New Blog Post: Rare! Weird! Collectible! A Great Donation of Board Games

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Woodbury School at The Strong offers a preschool program for three- and four-year-old children and an early kindergarten program for four- and five-year-old children. Both programs are Reggio Emilia-inspired and are therefore responsive to the interests of the children. Applications for the 2017-2018 school year are now being accepted! http://www.museumofplay.org/education/woodbury-school
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