Strasenburgh Planetarium is closed for exciting technology upgrades. Click here to learn more about what you can look forward to.

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!

Science Alive

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

Through April 21 (Excluding December)

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

Science on the Edge Lectures

Next lecture on Feb. 13

Cutting-edge science in a new, informal setting.

Members-Only Family Science Adventure

Nov. 29

Experience the excitement of a Science Fair in one night! This is a members-only experience offered by Terra Science & Engineering Fair.

DeSTEMber Saturdays

Saturdays in December

‘Tis the season for STEM! Join us for a DeSTEMber to Remember with activities and demostrations in the Museum.

DeSTEMber Drop & Shop Workshops

Saturdays, Dec. 1, 8, 15 & 22

Drop your kids off at RMSC for a morning of fun, hands-on STEM activities and museum exploration so you can catch up on shopping, wrapping and other errands. 

Members-Only: Breakfast (for Dinner!) with Santa

Dec. 14

RMSC members, celebrate with us at a holiday event planned just for you! Not a member? It's never too late to join.

Almost Overnights

Next Almost Overnight on Dec. 28

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

Members-Only: New Year's Eve Family Party

Dec. 31

RMSC members, join us for our 5th annual family-friendly New Year's Eve party! Not a member? It's never too late to join.

RMSC After Dark

Next event on Feb. 8

After-hours social events for adults 21 and over. To see our changing themes, click here.

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