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A Trip to the Strong Museum in Rochester - The February Fox
Before moving back to Western New York, we would visit my family there at least once per year. The trips involved big family gatherings, wings, and most importantly, a trip to The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester. No matter how packed our trips were, there was always a full day set aside to visit our favorite museum. Even at less than a year old in 2015, Fox’s first visit was filled with infant playgrounds, toys that made his eyes light up, and fun interactions with other babies his size. New York’s largest indoor butterfly garden is at The Strong and was a huge hit with him in these early years. Fast forwarding to last weekend, our most recent trip involved many more jungle gyms, interactive displays and even some video game playing. We were lucky enough to take in a full dose of nostalgia wandering through the Toy Halls of Fame, the massive exhibits and collections of artifacts from the worlds of pop culture, games, and toys. As we wandered from the Sesame Street set re-creation and past the kid-sized Wegmans Super Kids Market (complete with shopping carts and cash registers), we realized that every trip to The …