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Join us Saturday, Feb. 10, for a night of mixing more than just molecules! Enjoy wine, beer, spirit and food tastings throughout three floors of the museum.

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Opens Jan. 26! Unravel the mystery behind the complete set of instructions needed for every living thing on Earth to grow and function: the genome.

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Registration now open for February and April Break Weeks and Summer Curiosity Camps!

 

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Your RMSC membership offers a fun-filled year of exploration of our world and beyond. Connect with your own curiosity and enjoy the amazed expressions of your friends and family. Tinker with hands-on exhibits, view awe-inspiring films and spectacular explosions, and participate in science experiments. Join today — admission to the RMSC Museum is free to members. You can come as often as you like, whether it’s just for an hour or the whole day.

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Science Museum

Winter Sports Science Weekend

Winter Sports Science Weekend

January 13–15 Celebrate the upcoming winter games with the science behind your favorite sports...
Genome: Unlocking Life's Code

Genome: Unlocking Life's Code

Opens Jan. 26 Unravel the mystery behind the complete set of instructions needed for every living thing on Earth to grow and function: the genome...
Electricity Theater

Electricity Theater

You’ll be mesmerized by zaps of lightning appearing just feet away in our Electricity Theater...
RMSC After Dark

RMSC After Dark

Next event on Feb. 3 After-hours social events for adults 21 and over. To see our changing themes, click here...
RMSC Uncorked & On Tap

RMSC Uncorked & On Tap

February 10 Join us as we pair fermentation, food and fun at an event bringing dozens of local food, craft beer, wine and spirit vendors to the museum for an evening of sampling and science...
Illumination: The World of Light and Optics

Illumination: The World of Light and Optics

Experiment with lasers, lenses, and mirrors as you explore the nature of light and optics...
Rochester in 1838: Young Lion of the West

Rochester in 1838: Young Lion of the West

In this iconic diorama, explore how Rochester became America's first western "boomtown" as a result of the Erie Canal...
Regional Green Infrastructure Showcase

Regional Green Infrastructure Showcase

The Regional Green Infrastructure Showcase is a new educational, outdoor space in process across from museum visitor entrance. ..
Science On a Sphere

Science On a Sphere

Engage in the wonders of our planet and beyond as you enjoy a 3-D experience of land, oceans, atmosphere, and more...
Inventor Center

Inventor Center

Power cities, build cars, harness wind, and fire catapults in Inventor Center...

Strasenburgh Planetarium

Fact or Fiction in Space

Fact or Fiction in Space

Opens Jan. 13 | For Older Children and Adults

Were the moon landings faked? Is there a face on Mars? Take a look at the events in modern astronomy that seem almost unbelievable.

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Dolphins

Dolphins

From the dazzling coral reefs of the Bahamas to the wind-swept seas of Patagonia, go under the water’s surface to meet dolphins of all kinds.

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Animals in the Sky

Animals in the Sky

25 min / Ages 2 to 5

Can you find the animals in our sky? Join us for an imaginary trip into the stars to take a look.

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Pink Floyd Laser

Pink Floyd Laser

Saturdays in January at 8:15pm 

50 minutes/No children under 5

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The Sky Tonight

The Sky Tonight

30 minutes/Ages 5 to adult

This concise tour of the stars, constellations, and planets in the current sky uses new, solid-state lasers to guide you through the magnificent starfield produced by the 46-year-old star projector.

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Planet Spectacular

Planet Spectacular

For ages 5–8

Let star projector "Carl" take you on a tour of planets and constellations.

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The Beatles in Laser Light

The Beatles in Laser Light

Saturdays in January at 9:30pm 

50 minutes/No children under 5

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Challenger Center

Challenger Center

The Challenger Learning Center of Greater Rochester is a high-tech, hands-on facility for space flight simulations located at the Strasenburgh Planetarium and coordinated by "Mission Commanders" from Monroe #1 BOCES.

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Cumming Nature Center

Camouflage & Habitat

Camouflage & Habitat

Try to spot what plants and animals are hiding in highly details murals. Explore what it means to share a "habitat" and a "community with living and non-living things.

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NordicFest

NordicFest

Feb. 17 and 18

Support the organization that patrols the CNC ski trails to ensure the safety of our visitors and enjoy locally-sourced food.

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Weekend Wild Walks

Weekend Wild Walks

Select Saturdays and Sundays

Explore the Cumming Nature Center landscape with naturalist Shariee Edersheim.

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Snowflakes Up Close

Snowflakes Up Close

Open through April 1

Explore the scientific art of snowflake photography

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