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!

Animal Week at RMSC

Feb. 17–Feb. 25

Join us for the fourth annual Animal Week at RMSC! Explore and discover the amazing animal kingdom from insects to mammals and beyond.

Celebrate Hinamatsuri / Girls' Day!

March 3 & 4

Celebrate the Japanese festival Hinamatsuri, or Girls’ Day, with Miss Nagasaki! 

Science on the Edge Lectures

Next lecture on March 22

Cutting-edge science in a new, informal setting.

RMSC After Dark

Next event on May 12

After-hours social events for adults 21 and over. To see our changing themes, click here.

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.

Even More To Discover!

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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