Museum & Science Center
Where every Wonder Awaits
Discover three floors filled with over 200 interactive science and history themed exhibits and science demonstrations.
Upcoming Programs & Events
Cutting-edge science in an informal setting.
Celebrate Women’s HERStory! Learn about Rochester’s Changemakers, explore hands-on activities, and meet inspiring female scientists.
An inviting Museum & Science Center experience for visitors of all ages and abilities.
Survival of the slowest
Discover species that use their weaknesses to survive in a world where large, strong, and fast animals are at the top of the food chain!
Meet ice-age giants, enter a twisting tunnel through an icy glacier, and journey through an amazing landscape upstate New York hasn’t seen in thousands, or even millions, of years.
You’ll be mesmerized by zaps of lightning appearing just feet away in our Electricity Theater.
Experiment with lasers, lenses, and mirrors as you explore the nature of light and optics.
Plan An Event at the Museum & Science Center
Let us help you plan an event your guests won’t soon forget. Galleries on all three floors provide dramatic backdrops for your special events and surround your guests with inspiration! From birthday parties and weddings, to corporate events and private celebrations, we have the venue for you.
Learning just got way more fun
Explore enrichment programs at the Museum & Science Center like Curiosity Camps, Scout programs, and Field Trips. Your child or student will tap into their own curiosity and engage in science and history exhibits and interactive experiences.
Discover field trips for your class that will bring your curriculum to life.
Explore summer and break week Curiosity Camps with exciting opportunities for young minds ages 2-15.
Bring your Scout Group for a fun-filled educational experience.
Take a trip across the universe in our 65ft domed Star theater. Explore Star shows, laser shows, and featured giant screen films.
Explore 15 miles of hiking and ski trails, a Visitor Center, and year-round events and environmental education programs.