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Families will discover the wild side of science at the next RMSC Almost Overnight on Friday, May 31

    Pajamas welcome at an evening full of family fun and adventure!

    ROCHESTER, NY— Families attending Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) Almost Overnight events experience RMSC like never before—an entire evening full of family fun. Kids of all ages and their families are invited to spend almost the whole night exploring their curiosity and the Science Museum’s 200+ hands-on exhibits at an after-hours, family friendly adventure. Pajamas welcome! 


    Upcoming Almost Overnight Events

    Grab your Goggles!

    Friday, May 31, 6–10pm (RMSC Member early entrance at 5:30pm)

    Grab your goggles and discover the wild side of science! Explore the anatomy of explosions, the trajectory of projectiles, and try your hand at crazy experiments to make things fizz, go pop, bang, and boom. Event registration includes Science Museum admission, a pair of RMSC goggles, participation in two classroom workshops (“Righteous Reactions: Acids and Bases” and “Fizz, Bang, Pop!”), and ongoing activities throughout the night. Workshops start at 6:15pm and are first-come, first-served.

    Tickets to RMSC Almost Overnights are $18 per child (regardless of age), $10 per adult, and free to RMSC adult Members. Space is limited; pre-registration is encouraged at or by calling 585.697.1942. The Science Museum opens at 5:30pm for Members and 6pm for the general public, allowing attendees to enjoy Science Museum exploration and Almost Overnight activities in a unique after-hours experience. RMSC Members may also attend a Members-only Live Science Show at 6pm.


    For additional information contact Mare Millow, Marketing Communications Manager, RMSC, 585.697.1944 or

    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 Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.