Programs and Events

The Rochester Museum & Science Center hosts events for all ages. From family events and kid-friendly gatherings to galas and “adults-only” celebrations, the RMSC is the place to be for hands-on, minds-on fun. Check out the details — and be sure to join us!

Family Fun Nights

Next Family Fun Night: March 13, 2020

Put on your PJs and experience the museum after hours as a family with hands-on activities all evening long.

Gaming on the Dome

Select Tuesdays | 5:30-7:30pm 

Experience gaming like never before on the giant dome of the Strasenburgh Planetarium!

Working Toward Racial Justice in Rochester

Saturday, February 8 & 22 | 1-3pm 

Participate in a community discussion about individual, institutional, and structural racism.

Vanishing Sun: Impressions of the Infinite

March 20 & 21 | Performances at 7p.m. & 9 p.m.

Enjoy a concert under the stars with Vanishing Sun.

Animal Week at RMSC

Feb. 15 – Feb. 23

Join us for the sixth annual Animal Week at RMSC! Explore and discover the amazing animal kingdom from insects to mammals and beyond.

RMSC STEM Awards presented by GW Lisk

Friday, February 28

Celebrate the inspirational work that makes Rochester a hub for innovation and discovery and prepares students for exciting futures. 

RMSC Uncorked & On Tap

March 7

Join us as we pair fermentation, food and fun at an event bringing dozens of local food, craft beer, wine and spirit vendors to the museum for an evening of sampling and science.

Exhibit Tours for Adults

Adult lifelong learners, are you interested in exploring featured RMSC exhibitions at a greater depth? Embark on an expert-led experience!

Live Science

When the kids are off from school, we put science — and fun — live on center stage with Electricity Theater, science demonstrations, live animal presentations and more!

Global Soundscapes: Mission to Record the Earth

Weekends & Break Weeks

Take an interactive sound safari to explore the health of our planet with your ears.


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