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RMSC Preschool named best in Rochester in RBJ/Daily Record Reader Rankings

    ROCHESTER, NY—Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) was honored by the Rochester Business Journal and The Daily Record at the 2018 Reader Rankings Awards, held Wednesday, Aug. 1 at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. The RMSC Preschool was ranked first in the Preschool category, and RMSC ranked in the top three in the Best Cultural Attraction category.

    Nominations and votes for the 2018 Reader Rankings were gathered in more than 80 categories related to top employers; education; entertainment; finance, accounting and insurance; general business; health care; legal services; real estate; and technology. More than 3,800 nominations were collected during the nomination period in March, and the winners were determined by more than 46,000 votes cast between April 30–May 14.

    The RMSC Preschool is Rochester’s premier museum-based preschool! More than 4,000 Rochester-area children have attended the preschool over the last 40 years, enjoying a child-centered, developmentally appropriate program facilitated by a warm and caring staff who work closely with parents to serve the best interest of every child and family. RMSC’s curriculum provides unique educational experiences that enhance a traditional preschool program and take advantage of the exhibits, collections, and resources of the RMSC, while stimulating exploration and encourageing problem-solving skills, creativity, and social and emotional growth.

    The Reader Rankings Awards celebrate and recognize the best our community has to offer.

    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.