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RMSC Included in USA Today’s 10Best Science Museums Award

    ROCHESTER, NY, March 25, 2022 – The RMSC Museum & Science Center has been ranked among the top ten best science museums in the country in USA Today’s 10Best Science Museums Readers’ Choice Awards. The Museum & Science Center was one of 20 Science Museums to be nominated for this award category. The Museum & Science Center was the only museum on the list in New York State.


    While the initial nominations were made by a panel of relevant experts, the final top ten rankings were determined through voting available to USA Today readers and the general public.


    “Seeing the work we do at the RMSC Museum & Science Center recognized on a national level is incredible,” said Hillary Olson, President and CEO of the RMSC. “It’s inspiring for the entire RMSC team to see that our community, visitors, and members believe in the value we provide to our region as a place to learn and engage with science.”


    The full 10Best ranking for the Science Museum category is as follows:


      1. Center of Science and Industry (COSI)
      2. Michigan Science Center
      3. Great Lakes Science Center
      4. Tellus Science Museum
      5. Saint Louis Science Center
      6. The Franklin Institute
      7. Museum of Science and Industry
    • Rochester Museum & Science Center
    1. Bishop Museum
    2. National Air and Space Museum


    For more information about the awards, go to