Join & Support

RMSC Membership

A Year of Serious Fun. A Lifetime of Memories!


Wonder awaits

Explore our world–and beyond!–with an RMSC Membership

Tinker with hands-on exhibits at the Museum & Science Center, view awe-inspiring shows

at the Strasenburgh Planetarium, and immerse yourself in the natural world

at the Cumming Nature Center.

Share your member benefits with family and friends as you ignite the curiosity within!


Your RMSC membership cards are now digital!

There are 2 ways to access your card:

  1. Click here and search for your card using your membership ID or phone number and your last name. Then add your card to the wallet on your smartphone!
  1. Download the eMembership Card app to your smartphone and search ‘Rochester Museum & Science Center’ to view your cards, a full list of benefits, a museum map, and links to the other organizations you can visit for free with your membership’s reciprocity program!

Digital cards are environmentally friendly, easy to access, and you’ll never have to worry about misplacing your card again.

Click the icons below to find the eMembership Card app.

If you have any questions about your new card please contact us at 585.271.4320 or

Member Benefits

  • Free admission to the RMSC Museum & Science Center and Cumming Nature Center
  • Free admission to Strasenburgh Planetarium Star Shows
  • Invitations to member-only events
  • Discounted $10 guest tickets valid on the first Sunday of each month. Offer valid for up to 3 guests
  • Birthday party discounts
  • Discounts on Strasenburgh Planetarium featured presentations and laser shows
  • Admission during member-only hours (Sunday 10-11am)
  • VIP first access to camp registration
  • Free or discounted admission to 300+ other Science Museums through ASTC Passport Program

Upcoming Members-only Events

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Members Makerlab: 3D Printing

3D print organ mold

Thursday, October 12, 2023

Member Preview: Survival of the slowest

Sleeping Two-toed sloth (Choloepus didactylus)

Membership Levels

It’s easy to become a member of the RMSC – just choose from the options below:



Museums for All Membership

Up to two (2) named adults (Parents, Grandparents or Guardians) and all children under 18 living in household.

Please visit us at the Welcome Desk with your SNAP benefits card to join.

Learn more about Museums for All here.

Museums for All at the RMSC is presented by M&T Bank.



Individual Membership

One (1) adult.



Single Parent or Guardian Membership

One (1) named adult and all children under 18 living in household.



Family Membership

Up to two (2) named adults (Parents, Grandparents or Guardians) and all children under 18 living in household.



Family Plus Membership

Up to two (2) named adults (Parents, Grandparents or Guardians) and all children under 18 living in household, plus one additional guest.

Pines Pass

Purchase a membership specifically for the Cumming Nature Center! The Pines Pass gives you a chance to explore every nook and cranny of the nature center throughout the year.

Community Access Pass

The Community Access Program is a membership that allows many community-based organizations to bring the people they serve to the RMSC free of charge.

leadership level

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