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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!

Click here to view the Changemakers Exhibit Virtual Tour: https://cloud.threshold360.com/locations/Rochester-Museum-Science-Center-2ca1fc72

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  • Reception Capacity 1000
  • Banquet Capacity 700

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.

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November 20, 2020 - May 16, 2021

Exhibit Virtual Tour: https://cloud.threshold360.com/locations/Rochester-Museum-Science-Center-2ca1fc72

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

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April 14, 2021

Meet The Changemakers: Speaker Series

Listen to the stories of regional Changemakers and be inspired to become a Changemaker in your own community.

Join us for our new speakers series to meet five of

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April 16, 2021

90s Laser Show

50 minutes/No children under 5

Song List

  • R.E.M.: What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?
  • Oasis: Wonderwall
  • Dave Matthews Band: Too Much
  • Pearl Jam: Elderly Woman Behind the Counter In a Small
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April 16, 2021

NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE

40 minutes / For all ages

NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into America’s awe inspiring great outdoors. For over 100 years, such

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April 16, 2021

The Sky Tonight

Take a tour of currently visible stars, constellations and planets, using the beautiful capabilities of the Planetarium's new full-dome projection system (to see the original 1968 Carl

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April 17, 2021

70s Laser

50 minutes/No children under 5

Song List

  • Fly Like an Eagle - Steve Miller Band
  • Joy to the World - Three Dog Night
  • Telephone Line - Electric Light Orchestra
  • You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet -
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April 17, 2021

Black Holes Revealed

40 minutes / For older children and adults

In a black hole, gravity triumphs over all other forces, bringing space and time to an end. Black holes are almost unbelievable, but

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April 17, 2021

NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE

40 minutes / For all ages

NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into America’s awe inspiring great outdoors. For over 100 years, such

more

April 17, 2021

Planet Spectacular

Visit all the planets in our solar system (and Pluto) and the most interesting and beautiful moons, all in one colorful show. The Planetarium's new Digistar 6 system takes us on a

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April 17, 2021

The Sky Tonight

Take a tour of currently visible stars, constellations and planets, using the beautiful capabilities of the Planetarium's new full-dome projection system (to see the original 1968 Carl

more

April 17, 2021

The Sky Tonight

Take a tour of currently visible stars, constellations and planets, using the beautiful capabilities of the Planetarium's new full-dome projection system (to see the original 1968 Carl

more

April 18, 2021

Black Holes Revealed

40 minutes / For older children and adults

In a black hole, gravity triumphs over all other forces, bringing space and time to an end. Black holes are almost unbelievable, but

more

April 18, 2021

The Sky Tonight

Take a tour of currently visible stars, constellations and planets, using the beautiful capabilities of the Planetarium's new full-dome projection system (to see the original 1968 Carl

more

April 19, 2021

Purchase beautiful blooms from the RMSC Council to support the educational programs and exhibits of the Rochester Museum & Science Center!

Orders deadline: Monday, April 19
Pick up date: Saturday, May

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April 23, 2021

90s Laser Show

50 minutes/No children under 5

Song List

  • R.E.M.: What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?
  • Oasis: Wonderwall
  • Dave Matthews Band: Too Much
  • Pearl Jam: Elderly Woman Behind the Counter In a Small
more

April 23, 2021

NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE

40 minutes / For all ages

NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into America’s awe inspiring great outdoors. For over 100 years, such

more

April 23, 2021

To help celebrate our newest exhibit, The Changemakers: Rochester Women Who Changed the World, we'll be reading a new book every month written by one of our featured Changemakers! We'll hold a monthly

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April 23, 2021

The Sky Tonight

Take a tour of currently visible stars, constellations and planets, using the beautiful capabilities of the Planetarium's new full-dome projection system (to see the original 1968 Carl

more

April 24, 2021

70s Laser

50 minutes/No children under 5

Song List

  • Fly Like an Eagle - Steve Miller Band
  • Joy to the World - Three Dog Night
  • Telephone Line - Electric Light Orchestra
  • You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet -
more

April 24, 2021

Black Holes Revealed

40 minutes / For older children and adults

In a black hole, gravity triumphs over all other forces, bringing space and time to an end. Black holes are almost unbelievable, but

more

April 24, 2021

NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE

40 minutes / For all ages

NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into America’s awe inspiring great outdoors. For over 100 years, such

more

April 24, 2021

Planet Spectacular

Visit all the planets in our solar system (and Pluto) and the most interesting and beautiful moons, all in one colorful show. The Planetarium's new Digistar 6 system takes us on a

more

April 24, 2021

The Sky Tonight

Take a tour of currently visible stars, constellations and planets, using the beautiful capabilities of the Planetarium's new full-dome projection system (to see the original 1968 Carl

more

April 24, 2021

The Sky Tonight

Take a tour of currently visible stars, constellations and planets, using the beautiful capabilities of the Planetarium's new full-dome projection system (to see the original 1968 Carl

more

April 25, 2021

Black Holes Revealed

40 minutes / For older children and adults

In a black hole, gravity triumphs over all other forces, bringing space and time to an end. Black holes are almost unbelievable, but

more

April 25, 2021

The Sky Tonight

Take a tour of currently visible stars, constellations and planets, using the beautiful capabilities of the Planetarium's new full-dome projection system (to see the original 1968 Carl

more

April 30, 2021

90s Laser Show

50 minutes/No children under 5

Song List

  • R.E.M.: What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?
  • Oasis: Wonderwall
  • Dave Matthews Band: Too Much
  • Pearl Jam: Elderly Woman Behind the Counter In a Small
more

April 30, 2021

NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE

40 minutes / For all ages

NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into America’s awe inspiring great outdoors. For over 100 years, such

more

April 30, 2021

The Sky Tonight

Take a tour of currently visible stars, constellations and planets, using the beautiful capabilities of the Planetarium's new full-dome projection system (to see the original 1968 Carl

more

May 1, 2021

Black Holes Revealed

40 minutes / For older children and adults

In a black hole, gravity triumphs over all other forces, bringing space and time to an end. Black holes are almost unbelievable, but

more

May 1, 2021

NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE

40 minutes / For all ages

NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into America’s awe inspiring great outdoors. For over 100 years, such

more

May 1, 2021

Planet Spectacular

Visit all the planets in our solar system (and Pluto) and the most interesting and beautiful moons, all in one colorful show. The Planetarium's new Digistar 6 system takes us on a

more

May 1, 2021

The Sky Tonight

Take a tour of currently visible stars, constellations and planets, using the beautiful capabilities of the Planetarium's new full-dome projection system (to see the original 1968 Carl

more

May 2, 2021

Black Holes Revealed

40 minutes / For older children and adults

In a black hole, gravity triumphs over all other forces, bringing space and time to an end. Black holes are almost unbelievable, but

more

May 2, 2021

The Sky Tonight

Take a tour of currently visible stars, constellations and planets, using the beautiful capabilities of the Planetarium's new full-dome projection system (to see the original 1968 Carl

more

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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