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
Spring Break: Space Week
Celebrate all things celestial, create your own galaxy, learn about astronauts, and experience out-of-this world activities!
Deaf Night at the RMSC
Deaf Night at RMSC provides a deaf-and hard of hearing-friendly experience with extended-hours at the Museum & Science Center with ASL interpretation!
RMSC After Dark: Galactic Getdown “Yuri’s Night”
RMSC After Dark is a series of after-hours social events for adults 21 and over featuring full Museum & Science Center access, Strasenburgh Planetarium shows, and cash bars.
Wonders of Water
The new Wonders of Water exhibit allows visitors to immerse themselves in fun in a whole new watery way. Not in the traditional ways, but through extraordinary hands-on experiences that are sure to make a splash in the imagination to bring kids and families back– again and again.
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.
Illumination: The World of Light and Optics
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.