The Top Five Museums In Rochester New York

1. Strong Museum of Play

The Strong Museum of Play is a child’s paradise. Tons of hands on exhibits, like the every popular like-real grocery store where kids can play cashier, or shopper.

They have a huge collection of toys from every era and induct a few toys into their “National Toy Hall of Fame” each year. 2009 saw the “Big Wheel” and “Game Boy” receiving the honors.

 

2. Rochester Museum of Science Center

This museum chronicles the contributions that Rochester has made to the world of science and technology, as well as exhibits on ever popular topics like dinosaurs.

Always engaging, it is a favorite of kids and adults alike.

 

3. George Eastman House

The George Eastman House was the home of the inventor of Kodak camera. The mansion is immaculate in Victorian splendor, with lavishly decorated rooms and lush gardens.

It is also home to thousands of movies and photographs that are archived on the premises.

 

4. Susan B Anthony House

The famed civil rights and suffragette leader called Rochester, NY her home. Learn about her and the influence she had on our country at her lovely home.

 

5. Genesee Country Village and Museum

A fabulous real-life visit to the 1800’s. Homes on the museum grounds are populated with cobblers, smiths and bakers making bread or hammering nails on their anvil.

A few chosen families can have a taste of pioneer life by living on the premises for a weekend, working in the garden, chopping wood and cooking over an open fire, just like real families in of old.

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