Join & Support

Inspire A Future in STEAM with Your Support

The Rochester Museum & Science Center is a valuable community resource, with our three-floor Science Museum, iconic Strasenburgh Planetarium, and picturesque Cumming Nature Center. Your support directly impacts your local community.

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Invest in the future. Invest in Rochester. Support RMSC.

Support from individual members, companies, foundations and public sources, including the very generous Monroe County, allow us to create a first-class cultural attraction with more than 200 hands-on exhibits that engage families, friends, and groups in serious fun. We bring Rochester’s rich history of innovation and invention to life by telling the stories held in the more than 1.2 million objects in our collection. Keep reading below to see what your dollars do.

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Spark interest in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) by engaging nearly 375,000 visitors through our 200 hands-on exhibits.

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10,000

Serve 10,000 low-income families and individuals with disabilities with free admission through our Community Partner Pass Program.

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2,500

Inspire more than 2,500 children through interactive science in our Curiosity Camps. Encourage 80 teen camp volunteers to develop workforce skills.

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Provide 10 to 15 at-risk youth per year with work experience and professional development.

Ways To Support

You can join these individuals and organizations in supporting our mission as a donor, volunteer, RMSC Council member, or Museum member. Explore your options here and discover which is the best fit for your relationship with the RMSC.

Corporate Sponsorship

Join the prestigious list of companies already experiencing value through their association with the RMSC.

  • Corporate Entertaining & Hospitality 
  • Special perks for your employees
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Leadership Giving

Leadership level members help to support the RMSC and ignite a passion for learning through exploration and discovery.

  • Invitations to exclusive donor events 
  • Guest passes for friends and relatives 
  • Year-round discounts on all-age classes and the gift shop

Join the RMSC Council

Give back to your community and create new connections by volunteering your time with a meaningful group of council members.

  • Join a community of like-minded people 
  • Volunteer your time for a meaningful mission 
  • Create a lasting impact on the Rochester community
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Fundraising Event Sponsorship

Your support through our annual fundraising events helps us to continue to better our campus and serve our community. Get involved today!

  • Innovation Celebration Gala 
  • RMSC STEM Awards 
  • RMSC Uncorked & On Tap

VOLUNTEER

Get involved, make a difference. Your time is valuable and we celebrate volunteers willing to share that resource with us.

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    RMSC Membership

    A year of serious fun. A lifetime of Memories. Join our mission today.

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    Donate

    Your gift ensures that we can continue to offer the Rochester community the best that our three locations have to offer.

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    Volunteer

    Get involved, make a difference. Your time is valuable and we celebrate volunteers willing to share that resource with us.