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Rochester Museum & Science Center

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We are Rochester’s hub for lifelong science learning. Come experience the thrill of invention and innovation through hands-on exploration at our Science Museum, by hitting the 6 miles of idyllic trail at our Cumming Nature Center, or discovering the wonders of our universe in our recently renovated Strasenburgh Planetarium. Discovery and wonder await you around every turn!

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  • Reception Capacity 1000
  • Banquet Capacity 700

Our doors may be temporarily closed, but curiosity is always open. During this time, our efforts to elevate science fact, stimulate curiosity, and ignite discovery are more important than ever. To


until May 28, 2021

Curiosity club is for kids, grades 1-8, learning virtually who need a safe and engaging place to be during remote school days while they attend online classes and complete school work and projects.


November 20, 2020 - May 16, 2021

Exhibit Virtual Tour:

Breaking barriers in the arts, agriculture, languages, sciences, and business. Creating


until April 7, 2021

If you are an outdoor enthusiast and book lover, this reading and hiking combo is for you! During each session, a book about an aspect of the natural world will be discussed followed by a BYO brown


Recurring every week day until March 29, 2021

Monday, March 29 - April 2

Ages 6–11

Spend the week as a stranded castaway on an island adventure! Discover wacky island animals with Charles Darwin as we embark on the HMS Mastodon. Build a


RMSC Group Rate: $8.00 Museum $8.00 Planetarium Show $12.00 Combo Rate Museum + 1 Planetarium Show Convention/Conference more

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