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October 01, 2019

MEDIA PHOTO OP: Delorean time machine to fly into RMSC October 2

WHAT:
Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) will begin loading in its new 8,000-square foot exhibition, SciFiTech, by flying a full-scale replica of the iconic Delorean time machine through the Science Museum’s third-floor windows! Media are invited to this exclusive behind-the-scenes photo op a week before the exhibit opens.

SciFiTech is an exploration of pop culture’s impact on technology that takes visitors on a fascinating journey from science fiction to 21st-century reality, with pop culture around every corner: in addition to the replica Delorean time machine the exhibit includes a jet pack from Disney™'s The Rocketeer; an Autopia car from Disney™'s Tomorrowland; artistic renderings from visual futurists who created the look of Blade Runner™, Star Wars™, and Alien™; and more.

WHEN:
The Delorean time machine will be craned into position through the Science Museum’s third-floor windows at 10:45am Wednesday, October 2, 2019 (overall load-in will begin at 8am).

WHERE:
Best viewing and camera position will be in front of the RMSC Strasenburgh Planetarium, 657 East Ave., Rochester, N.Y. 14607.

ADDITIONAL MEDIA INFORMATION:
To schedule an interview or for additional information, contact Mare Millow, Marketing Communications Manager, 585.200.2074.

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) includes the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center. Offering experiences at the Museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits, Planetarium with a 65-foot dome and Nature Center on 900 acres, the RMSC stimulates community interest in exploration. In addition, the more than 1.2 million RMSC collection items tell the story of Rochester’s past and present, including its rich history of innovation and invention. RMSC receives major funding from Monroe County, where it is one of the top three most visited attractions serving children and families. For more information about RMSC, visit RMSC.org. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.


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