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Location: Rochester, USA

Date: 1962

Architect: unknown

Purpose: museum

Rating: (55 votes, average: 3.16 out of 5)

More info: 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.Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York, USA, is a Smithsonian Affiliate museum that documents the history of play in American culture. Established in 1969 and based initially on the personal collection of Rochester, NY native 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

(Image credits: 1,2 Mike.Hanlon, 3: TW Collins)

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