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.

Spectacular Shows

Journey across the universe via spectacular shows at the Strasenburgh Planetarium!

Online ticket sales for public shows end 24 hours before showtime. Same-day tickets are sold at the Planetarium box office and Museum reception desk. Please note: there is no late seating once a show has begun. If you leave during the show, there is no way to re-enter. Thank you for your cooperation.

To Fly!

For all ages

From early balloon flights to 20th-century space missions, soar through the history of flight. 

Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia

This documentary-style film transports you to the dinosaurs’ world with computer graphics a generation beyond Jurassic Park in accuracy and realism.

Cassini End of Mission Viewing

September 15

Join us to watch NASA's live feed of the end of the Cassini mission to Saturn.

LABYRINTH by Biodance

September 17–21

Discover an incredible performance by Biodance in the Strasenburgh Planetarium as part of Key Bank Rochester Fringe Festival. 

Donate Your Eclipse Glasses

Do you have eclipse glasses from solar eclipse 2017 around the house collecting dust? Put them to good use by helping students view the next eclipse visible from areas of South America and Asia in 2019!

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.

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.

Planet Spectacular

For ages 5–8

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

Cassini at Saturn

Opens September 30

For Older Children and Adults

Celebrate the beautiful thirteen-year mission of the American-European Cassini space probe, from its arrival in the Saturn system in 2004 to its daring final orbits inside the rings in 2017. 

Led Zeppelin Laser

Saturdays in September at 8:15pm

No children under 5

Pink Floyd Laser

Saturdays in September at 9:30pm

50 minutes/No children under 5

Dave Matthews Laser

Show Not Currently Playing

50 minutes/No children under 5

90s Laser

Show Not Currently Playing

50 minutes/No children under 5

70s Laser

Show Not Currently Playing

50 minutes/No children under 5


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