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RMSC After Dark: Galactic Get Down!

RMSC After Dark is a series of after-hours social events for adults 21 and over featuring full museum access, cash bars and exciting science demonstrations.

Ground control to Rochester, we have liftoff on the party of the summer! Explore the depths of space in the newly renovated Strasenburgh Planetarium and see the stars like you’ve never seen them before. Dress up as your favorite space explorer and dive into the cosmos with activities across the RMSC campus.

  • Journey from Outer Space to Inner Space under the dome of the planetarium featuring the new full-dome visualization system.
  • Peer up into the night sky through the lens of a telescope with the Astronomy Section of the Rochester Academy of Science.
  • Take a trip to the moon and travel the Goldilocks zone with live programming in our Science On a Sphere exhibit.
  • Create your own light painting using LEDs and lightsabers with Maker Faire Rochester.
  • Bust out your best galactic costume and enter the contest to see who is the most out of this world!
  • Search our exhibits for answers to a stellar scavenger hunt and win prizes.
  • Amplify your evening in the Electricity Theater with super charged arcs of lightning set to music.
  • Enjoy cash bars and food from The Meatball Truck and Cheesed and Confused
  • VIP experiences include:

    + Early entry and check in at 6pm at Strasenburgh Planetarium

    + Private showing of The Eagle Has Landed - our new planetarium show

    + Free t-shirt

    + VIP status


Must be 21+ to attend

  • Pre-purchased RMSC Members: $13
  • Pre-purchased General Public: $16
  • Day of: $22
  • VIP*: $35