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Weekly Schedule

Follow your curiosity from the depths of the oceans to the edge of the universe at the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium, and Cumming Nature Center. Check out our weekly schedule to see what's happening at the RMSC.

Weekly Schedule

 

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Your RMSC membership offers a fun-filled year of exploration of our world and beyond. Connect with your own curiosity and enjoy the amazed expressions of your friends and family. Tinker with hands-on exhibits, view awe-inspiring films and spectacular explosions, and participate in science experiments. Join today — admission to the RMSC Museum is free to members. You can come as often as you like, whether it’s just for an hour or the whole day.

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in as few as two visits!

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MEMBER-ONLY EVENTS

Science Museum

The Changemakers: Rochester Women Who Changed the World

The Changemakers: Rochester Women Who Changed the World

Limited-time Featured Exhibit NOW OPEN!  Plan your visit today!..
Science On a Sphere

Science On a Sphere

Engage in the wonders of our planet and beyond as you enjoy a 3-D experience of land, oceans, atmosphere, and more...
Live Science

Live Science

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!..
Electricity Theater

Electricity Theater

You’ll be mesmerized by zaps of lightning appearing just feet away in our Electricity Theater...
RMSC Council Holiday Plant Sale

RMSC Council Holiday Plant Sale

Order beautiful, locally grown holiday plants and wreaths to support your favorite Museum, Planetarium, and Nature Center!..

Strasenburgh Planetarium

✏️ Astronomy with Stellarium

✏️ Astronomy with Stellarium

An online astronomy course for young learners, around 11-14 years old, to explore our universe.

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NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE

NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE

NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE takes audiences on the ultimate off--‐trail adventure into America’s awe-inspiring great outdoors.

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Holiday Laser

Holiday Laser

November 14 – January 3, 2021

50 minutes / For all ages

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70s Laser

70s Laser

50 minutes/No children under 5

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Planet Spectacular

Planet Spectacular

Visit all the planets in our solar system (and Pluto) and the most interesting and beautiful moons, all in one colorful show.

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Cumming Nature Center

Weddings & Events at CNC

Weddings & Events at CNC

Picture your wedding at Cumming Nature Center with a strikingly beautiful natural setting to celebrate the transformational occasion of marriage 

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Toddler Forest School at Cumming Nature Center

Toddler Forest School at Cumming Nature Center

Nurture you and your child’s relationship with nature through unstructured play and curiosity-driven learning. Parent or guardian must attend with child.

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Cumming Nature Center Forest School

Cumming Nature Center Forest School

Forest School provides children with the space to nurture their relationship with nature through unstructured play, curiosity-driven learning, hands-on projects and basic outdoor skills development.

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Field Studies Program at Cumming Nature Center

Field Studies Program at Cumming Nature Center

From soil science to wildlife management, Field Studies will prepare students to engage thoughtfully with the natural world using scientific methods and their own curiosity to analyze and address real-world problems.

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Eco-Book Club and Hike

Eco-Book Club and Hike

Select Wednesdays

Explore the Cumming Nature Center landscape while feeding your inner book-worm!

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Life in the Waters of the Finger Lakes

Life in the Waters of the Finger Lakes

Just about everyone has gazed out over the waters of the Finger Lakes, but what is life like under the surface?

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