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At The Museum & Science Center
Celebrate Women’s HERStory! Learn about Rochester’s Changemakers, explore hands-on activities, and meet inspiring female scientists.
An inviting Museum & Science Center experience for visitors of all ages and abilities.
Celebrate all things celestial, learn about astronauts, and experience out-of-this world activities!
At The Strasenburgh Planetarium
Grab your Single Ladies and sing along to the Queen’s discography under the dazzling lasers of the Planetarium dome.
Hear all the hits of our Radiohead playlist accompanied by dazzling effects, from the comfort of a Planetarium recliner.
This VIP ticketed event invites science lovers, space enthusiasts, and RMSC supporters to enjoy a night at the Strasenburgh Planetarium to celebrate the ROC The Eclipse Festival leading up to the Total Solar Eclipse.
At The Cumming Nature Center
Gnomes are on the loose at Cumming Nature Center from December through March, and you’re invited to come hike or snowshoe as you join in the fun!
Enjoy live animal presentations, ski lessons, and more during February Break at CNC!
Explore cross-country ski and snowshoe opportunities at Cumming Nature Center this winter!
Always Free for RMSC Members!
RMSC Memberships offer a fun-filled year of exploration of our world and beyond. Connect with your own curiosity and tinker with hands-on exhibits, view awe-inspiring films and spectacular explosions, and participate in science experiments.
Learning With The RMSC
Stay curious with a hefty helping of hands-on, minds-on science and fun with additional enrichment programs from the RMSC. Explore summer and break week Curiosity Camps with exciting opportunities for young minds. Discover field trips for your class that will bring your curriculum to life. Bring your Scout Group for an experience full of fun-filled educational experiences. Experience non-traditional, enriching learning settings.
Join & Support The RMSC
The RMSC is a valuable community resource, with our three-floor Museum & Science Center, iconic Strasenburgh Planetarium, and picturesque Cumming Nature Center. You can support the RMSC and help to inspire a better future through all by becoming a member, attending an RMSC fundraising event, donating, or simply volunteering your time. Learn more about the opportunities to support the RMSC!
Plan Your Event at the RMSC
The RMSC offers elegant, classic, and science-inspired venues for your unforgettable wedding or event. Holding a wedding, family reunion, or corporate meeting? Choose from unique settings in the Museum & Science Center, Strasenburgh Planetarium, or Cumming Nature Center.
Discover three floors filled with over 200 interactive science and history themed exhibits and science demonstrations.
Take a trip across the universe in our 65ft domed Star theater. Explore Star shows, laser shows, and featured giant screen films.
Explore 15 miles of hiking and ski trails, a Visitor Center, and year-round events and environmental education programs.