Flight to Freedom: Rochester’s Underground Railroad

Flight to Freedom: Rochester’s Underground Railroad

Immerse yourselves in re-created environments, first-person accounts, and hands-on experiences of the period leading up to the Civil War. Discover how Rochesterians fought against slavery using primary documents.


  • Pre-K
  • Physical Sciences: PS4.B
  • Earth and Space Sciences: ESS1.A
  • Kindergarten
  • Civic Ideas and Practices:4a
  • Geography, Humans, and the Environment: 6b
  • Time, Continuity, and Change: 8b
  • 1st Grade
  • Waves: Light and Sound: PS4.B
  • Space Systems: Patterns and Cycles: ESS1.A
  • Individual Development and Cultural Identity: 1b, 1c, 2a
  • Geography, Humans, and the Environment: 5b
  • Time, Continuity, and Change: 7a, 8a, 8b
  • 2nd Grade
  • Time, Continuity, and Change: 6b
  • 3rd Grade
  • Civic Ideas and Practices: 8a, 8b, 8c
  • 4th Grade
  • In Search of Freedom and a Call for Change: 5a, 5b
  • 5th Grade
  • Government: 6c
  • 7th Grade
  • Colonial Developments: 2e
  • Reform Movements: 7b
  • Nation Divided: 8b, 8e

Subjects: Physical Sciences, the Arts, Earth Science
Program Type: Permanent Exhibition
Supporting Curriculum Materials:

Educator Guide

Where is it?

Museum & Science Center

When is it?

Start Date: 11/30/-0001
End Date: 11/30/-0001
Earliest Start Time: 9am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

How Much Does It Cost?

Cost: Permanent galleries are included (availability varies) with Museum Group Admission: $7 per person; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member adults free

How To Book?

Call: 585.697.1942

Need More Information?

Name: Member & Visitor Services
Phone: 585-697-1942

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