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RMSC to welcome Mario the Maker Magician July 27–28

    ROCHESTER, NY—Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) is pleased to announce that renowned children’s performer, Mario the Maker Magician, will bring his live show to Rochester for two performances only, at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2019 and 11:30 a.m. Sunday, July 28, 2019.

    Mario the Maker Magician has been called “the best kids magician in the world!” An award-winning children’s performer, Mario is known for his integration of DIY electronics and robotics into his show—a hilarious, modern take on old-school vaudeville and slapstick with upbeat, interactive, rock-n-roll. Mario has appeared on Sesame Street and Sprout, and toured North America in 2018 as David Blaine’s opening act. Mario’s show is magic through the lens of the Maker Movement—you won’t want to miss it!

    Tickets to Mario the Maker Magician include Science Museum admission for the day and are $25 for adults, $24 for seniors and college students with ID, $23 ages 3 to 18, and free for children under 3. Admission for RMSC Members is $8 per person and free for children under 3. For group reservations and rates, call 585.697.1942.

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

    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.