Enjoy 12 months of free admission to the museum, discounts, and access to special events with your basic museum membership.
If you enjoy your museum experience and plan to return throughout the year, membership provides a great value. A membership to The Strong offers free general museum admission for twelve months and represents a cost-effective way for families to visit the museum frequently.
Buy your membership before paying general admission to enjoy your free-admission benefit immediately, or purchase general admission and decide to become a member before leaving and apply some of your admission fee toward the cost of an annual membership—you just need to hand in today’s dated receipt when you join.
- Free museum admission for 1 year for 2 named adults and up to 4 children age 18 and younger
- 6 parking validations
- Punch card with 4 free rides on the train or carousel
- $1 discount on guest admission
- $1 discount on butterfly garden admission
- 10% discount in the museum shop
- ACM Reciprocal Network Discount of 50% off admission for up to 6 people at participating ACM museums
- Member-only exhibit previews
- Discounts and presale offers on select museum programs
Learn more about Upper Level Memberships.
Become a Member!
Membership at The Strong gives you access to two floors of world-class exhibits.
Buy a New Membership
New members! Select a membership level that’s right for you.
Renew a Membership
Renew your current membership and don’t miss a minute of the fun!
Buy a Gift Membership
Give the gift of membership—the gift that gives all year long!
Frequently Asked Questions
Have questions? Check out member FAQs.
Call 585-263-2700 (Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
Email firstname.lastname@example.org new email
Memberships can also be purchased at the museum admission desk ( opens in a new windowprint an applicationopens PDF file for quicker service).
Terms and Conditions of Membership
Membership is non-refundable, non-transferable, and cannot be placed on hold. Fees and benefits are subject to change without notice. Membership may not be shared by multiple households or used by daycare or babysitting services. Photo ID and membership cards are required at each museum visit. Name changes will incur a $5 processing fee along with proof of residency and old membership cards (limit one).
This membership is a revocable license for the member and permitted guests. Members and permitted guests are subject to the rules and regulations of The Strong. Members and guests assume all risks and dangers of personal injury, property damage, and other hazards incidental or in any way related to the visit, whether occurring prior to, during, or subsequent to the visit and releases The Strong, its trustees, officers, employees, agents, and affiliates from any and all liability for same arising from the visit. The Strong reserves the right to expel from the premises any person and/or revoke the membership, without refund, of any member where the presence or conduct of the member or guest is deemed objectionable by The Strong in its sole discretion, or who fails to comply with any and all security measures and applicable laws. The Strong reserves the right to limit articles brought onto the premises, and to limit large bags and similar items. Flash photography is prohibited; and still and video images may not be reproduced for commercial use without written consent from The Strong.
The Strong manages Members’ personal information in accordance with applicable law. The Strong may use Members’ personal information to provide goods and services, research, and send certain marketing and other materials of The Strong to Members.
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