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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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    • American


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Facility Info

  • Reception Capacity 1000
  • Banquet Capacity 700

until November 29, 2020

50 minutes / For all ages

The Planetarium's family holiday spectacular returns as our new state-of-the-art laser system and Digistar 6 full-dome visualization system combine to create a more colorful


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 November 28, 2020

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 Zeiss star


until December 18, 2020

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

Breaking barriers in the arts, agriculture, languages, sciences, and business. Creating innovative solutions to long-standing problems. Deeply rooted in diverse communities, cultures, and


until November 28, 2020

50 minutes/No children under 5

Song List:

  • Fly Like an Eagle - Steve Miller Band
  • Joy to the World - Three Dog Night
  • Kodachrome - Paul Simon
  • Telephone Line - Electric Light Orchestra
  • You Ain't Seen

until November 28, 2020

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
  • Medley:
    • Black Dog
    • Ozone Baby
    • The Ocean
    • Rock and Roll
    • Whole Lotta Love
    • Moby

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


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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