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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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  • Description The RMSC offers elegant, classic, and science-inspired venues for your unforgettable wedding or event. Holding a business meeting or corporate event? Planning a family event like a retirement or anniversary party? Consider the intimate Cunningham House, the spacious Eisenhart Auditorium, or our formal Ballroom and Palm Court. Or for an out-of-the-ordinary experience, consider one of the Science Museum galleries or the Strasenburgh Planetarium. We can help arrange a truly unique experience for intimate groups of 40 to 60 guests or larger groups of 150 to 200.
  • Reception Capacity 1000
  • Banquet Capacity 700
  • Number of Rooms 5

until August 8, 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


until August 8, 2021


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


until August 8, 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


August 7, 2021

I See the Sky

A beloved star show returns, brighter and more colorful than ever! Sit in BIG seats. See sky colors, day and night, stars and constellations. Sing "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star," see


August 7, 2021

Led Zeppelin Laser

50 minutes / No children under 5

Song List

  • In the Evening
  • D’yer Mak’er
  • Going to California
  • Ramble On
  • Hey Hey What Can I do
  • Song Medley:
    • Black Dog
    • Ozone Baby
    • The Ocean
    • Rock and

August 7, 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


August 7, 2021

Radiohead Laser

50 minutes/No children under 5

Song List

  • Street Spirit (Fade Out)
  • Go To Sleep
  • Creep
  • Paranoid Android
  • Reckoner
  • Packt Like Sardines In A Crushd Tin Box
  • Lucky
  • High And Dry
  • Lotus Flower

August 7, 2021

Stars with Carl

A monthly show devoted to the 1968 Carl Zeiss Mark VI star projector, with a live presenter conducting a tour of the original Planetarium sky.

Best for ages 5 and older; 50 minutes


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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