January 15, 2016

Live a Classic Fairytale at Rochester Museum & Science Center During “Once Upon a Frog” Event

Guests encouraged to dress up as a princess, prince or frog

ROCHESTER, NY—Fairytales do come true at the Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC). During the upcoming “Once Upon a Frog” event, visitors have the opportunity to come dressed as their favorite princess or prince (or even a frog!) and immerse themselves in the classic fairytale of the frog that magically transformed into a handsome prince. The event, which takes place from 11am to 1pm on Saturday, February 6, celebrates the extension of the traveling exhibition, Frogs: A Chorus of Colors.

In addition to gathering for a reading of this “froggy” tale, guests can learn about the amazing tadpole-to-frog metamorphosis, pose for a picture with a princess and make their own crown to take home. Visitors also explore the Frogs: A Chorus of Colors exhibition featuring fascinating living frogs from around the world. The exhibition, which explores the amazing adaptations of frogs, is open to the public through Sunday, April 10. Also in addition to the “Once Upon a Frog” event, visitors have the opportunity to enjoy special live animal shows with the Wildlife Defenders at 12:30pm and 2:30pm. Guests who arrive early delight in the live Poison Dart Frog feeding taking place at 9:30am. Frogs: A Chorus of Colors was created by Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland and media sponsors are Entercom Radio and KidsOutandAbout.com.

The “Once Upon a Frog” event is free with regular museum admission: $13 adults, $12 seniors and college students with ID, $11 ages 3 to 18, free for children under 3 and RMSC members. Admission to the Frogs: A Chorus of Colors exhibition is also free with regular museum admission.

For high-resolution images and additional information, contact Amanda Bayer, Communications Specialist, RMSC at 585.697.1962 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) includes the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center. Offering experiences at the Museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits, Planetarium with a 65-foot dome and Nature Center on 900 acres, the RMSC stimulates community interest in exploration. In addition, the more than 1.2 million RMSC collection items tell the story of Rochester’s past including its rich history of innovation and invention. RMSC receives major funding from Monroe County, where it is one of the top three most visited attractions serving children and families. For more information about RMSC, visit www.rmsc.org. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

 


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