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Take a mind-bending journey into the world of sound and music at the RMSC in this limited-time exhibit!

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Strasenburgh Planetarium reopens Saturday, January 12!

Tickets on sale January 4

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Join us- Saturday, March 9

Expirence three whole floors of sampling from dozens of locan and regional beer, wine, spirit, and food vendors, plus products to purchase!

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Winter is a wonderful time to be active!

Explore the woods at Cumming Nature Center with winter activities, ski and snowshoe rentals, and more.

 

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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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MEMBER-ONLY EVENTS

Science Museum

Martin Luther King, Jr, Day

Martin Luther King, Jr, Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, Jan. 21 Recognize the past and celebrate the future of on-going work toward social justice...
Almost Overnights

Almost Overnights

Next Almost Overnight on Friday, Jan. 25 Put on your PJs and experience the museum after dark as a family with hands-on activities all evening long...
April Break Curiosity Camps

April Break Curiosity Camps

Science Sleuths Monday, April 15–Friday, April 19 Ages 6–11 Do you have what it takes to become a Science Sleuth? Grab your magnifying glass, study the clues, and sleuth out the truth in an exciting week of science discovery. Become…..
Exhibit Tours for Adults

Exhibit Tours for Adults

Adult lifelong learners, are you interested in exploring featured RMSC exhibitions at a greater depth? Embark on an expert-led experience!..
RMSC After Dark

RMSC After Dark

Next event on Feb. 8 After-hours social events for adults 21 and over. To see our changing themes, click here...
Summer Curiosity Camps

Summer Curiosity Camps

Young minds ages 2-15 will discover science as a fun & creative way to explore the wonders of our world—with Summer Curiosity Camps!  With experienced educators, a museum filled with hundreds of interactive exhibits to explore, and new camp topics…..
SoundSense

SoundSense

Limited Time Only! Take a journey into the world of sound and music at the RMSC starting this October...
Global Soundscapes: Mission to Record the Earth

Global Soundscapes: Mission to Record the Earth

Through April 21 (Excluding December) Take an interactive sound safari to explore the health of our planet with your ears...
Science Alive

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!..
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...
Electricity Theater

Electricity Theater

You’ll be mesmerized by zaps of lightning appearing just feet away in our Electricity Theater...
Illumination: The World of Light and Optics

Illumination: The World of Light and Optics

Experiment with lasers, lenses, and mirrors as you explore the nature of light and optics...

Strasenburgh Planetarium

Outer Space to Inner Space

Outer Space to Inner Space

Journey from Earth, through our solar system and galactic neighborhood, and back down to the micro world of molecules in this brand new feature presentation.
Opens Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019

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The Sky Tonight

The Sky Tonight

Enjoy a concise tour of the stars, constellations, and planets in the current sky.
Opens Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019

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The Beatles in Laser Light

The Beatles in Laser Light

Opens Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019

50 minutes/No children under 5

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Strasenburgh Planetarium Celebrating 50 Years

Strasenburgh Planetarium Celebrating 50 Years

Since RMSC’s Strasenburgh Planetarium first opened its doors in 1968, generations of Rochesterians have explored the wonders of the universe under its dome—and exciting changes are on the horizon as we look forward to the next 50 years!

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What's Happening at Strasenburgh Planetarium?

What's Happening at Strasenburgh Planetarium?

Curious about the Strasenburgh Planetarium renovations? Director Steve Fentress answers some of the most frequently asked questions.

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Cumming Nature Center

Yoga in the Pines Snowga Edition

Yoga in the Pines Snowga Edition

Sunday, Feb. 3

Take your yoga practice into the great outdoors - in the majestic pines of the Cumming Nature Center.

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NordicFest

NordicFest

Feb. 16 and 17

Embrace the best of winter with a full weekend of Nordic sport, hot food, family activities, crafts, hikes, "SnOlympics", and more!

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February Break Week Mini-Camps at RMSC Cumming Nature Center

February Break Week Mini-Camps at RMSC Cumming Nature Center

February 18-23

Breat out of the classroom at Cumming Nature Center during February Break week.

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Weekend Wild Walks

Weekend Wild Walks

Select Saturdays and Sundays

Explore the Cumming Nature Center landscape with naturalist Shariee Edersheim.

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Camouflage & Habitat

Camouflage & Habitat

Try to spot what plants and animals are hiding in highly details murals. Explore what it means to share a "habitat" and a "community with living and non-living things.

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