Visitors, please note that the RMSC Museum will be CLOSED for deep cleaning from Monday, Sept. 18 through Sunday, Sept. 24.

Strasenburgh Planetarium will be open only for performances of "Labyrinth" as part of the KeyBank Rochester Fringe Festival.

Cumming Nature Center will remain OPEN.

Hours, Admission and Directions

The RMSC Strasenburgh Planetarium offers a variety of frequently changing star shows, giant-screen films, and laser shows. Click on the show schedule for show times.


Giant-Screen Films

Adults: $7
Seniors and college students with ID: $6
Ages 3 – 18: $6
RMSC Members: $3

Regular Star Shows

Adults: $7
Seniors and college students with ID: $6
Ages 3 – 18: $6
RMSC Members: FREE

Saturday Night Laser

Adults: $7 for one show/$11 for both
Seniors and college students with ID: $6 for one show/$9 for both
Ages 5 – 18: $6 for one show/$9 for both
RMSC Members: $6 for one show/$9 for both

Museum and Planetarium Combined Admission

Adults: $17
Seniors and college students with ID: $15
Ages 3 – 18: $14


Military Admission

We are a Blue Star Museum, meaning that active duty military and their families have free admission to the RMSC from May 26 through Labor Day.

Learn more about the Blue Star program.


Blue Star logo


Gift Certificates

To purchase a gift certificate to the RMSC or our gift shop, you have two options:

  • Call Member and Visitor Services at 585.697.1942 and we will mail one to you
  • Visit the RMSC Welcome Center in the Museum next to the Planetarium to make your payment and pick up your certificate in person


The Museum & Science Center, Strasenburgh Planetarium, Eisenhart Auditorium, and Gannett Building are all located on a 13-acre campus just minutes from downtown Rochester, NY.
663 East Avenue (at the corner of Goodman Street)
Rochester, NY 14607


  • Take the I-490 Expressway.
  • Exit at Culver Road.
  • Go north on Culver Road.
  • Turn left on East Avenue.
  • Proceed approximately one mile to 657 East Avenue.
  • Turn left onto the campus for FREE parking.

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