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Old Rochester, featuring our 1838 Diorama

Old Rochester, featuring our 1838 Diorama

This experience features the diorama Rochester in 1838: Young Lion of the West. Immerse yourselves in 19th century Rochester - its shops and homes and how families lived in their community differently then from now.


Subjects: Physical Sciences, Social Studies
Program Type: Permanent Exhibition
NYS Standards:

  • 1st Grade
    Waves: Light and Sound: PS4.C
    Time, Continuity, and Change: 8a
  • 4th Grade
    Forces and Interactions: PS3.B
    Westward Movement and Industrialization: 6c, 6f
  • 5th Grade
    Structure and Properties of Matter: PS1.A
  • 6th Grade - 8th Grade
    Energy: PS3.B

NGSS Keywords: Physical Sciences, Energy, States of Matter

Where is it?

Museum & Science Center

When is it?

Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Earliest Start Time: 9am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 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: $8 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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