Programs and Events

The Rochester Museum & Science Center hosts events for all ages. From family events and kid-friendly gatherings to galas and “adults-only” celebrations, the RMSC is the place to be for hands-on, minds-on fun. Check out the details — and be sure to join us!

SustainABLE and Building with Biology Days

July 11–13

Discover sustainable practices and explore the wonders of synthetic biology with hands-on activities and demonstrations. 

NASCAR's Brendan Gaughan & Racecar Science

July 18

Meet NASCAR's Brendan Gaughan and Ryan Isabell and learn about racecar science.

Exploring Science: Earth & Space

August 18–21

Celebrate the awe-inspiring fields of earth and space science

Innovation Celebration

September 23

Make plans for celebrating the active mind at our next annual gala. 

Fantastic Findings Sale

Sept. 21–23

A “next-to-new” sale organized by RMSC Women's Council, Fantastic Findings features treasures and collectibles from jewelry to toys.

Science Alive

When the kids are off from school, we put science — and fun — live on center stage with Electricity Theater, science demonstrations, live animal presentations and more!


We’ve Got Birthday Parties Down to a Science!


Imagine celebrating your wedding in one of our beautiful, distinctive venues!


Choose from several preferred caterers for your event.

Gardens and Grounds

The Rochester Museum & Science Center historic gardens offer a beautiful background for your special event — especially for wedding photos!

Eleanor Eisenhart Morris Ballroom and Palm Court

Once part of the Warham Whitney mansion, this elegant Ballroom and adjacent Palm Court provide a wonderful venue.

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