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MEDIA ALERT: Press Conference

    Rochester Museum & Science Center will announce major renovations to Strasenburgh Planetarium


    Exciting changes are on the horizon for the Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) Strasenburgh Planetarium. Officials will announce details about major renovations to the Planetarium’s lobby and Star Theater, on the eve of the iconic institution’s 50th anniversary.



    Joseph Morelle, Majority Leader, New York State Assembly

    Kate Bennett, CEO, Rochester Museum & Science Center

    Government Officials and RMSC staff, Board of Trustees, donors  



    Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018; 10:30am



    RMSC Strasenburgh Planetarium

    657 East Avenue

    Rochester, N.Y. 14607


    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.