The RMSC Museum and Planetarium are open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Plan your visit to the Museum or check out our Planetarium Show Schedule. Cumming Nature Center is open at normal hours. Notice: Visitors not fully vaccinated, including children 3-11, are required to wear a mask throughout their visit.

Programs and Events

With over 1.2 million collection objects, you can discover something new each time you visit the museum! From exploring exhibits to watching Live Science demonstrations to enjoying Planetarium Star Shows, a trip to the RMSC Rochester Campus is sure to be fun for the whole family. Plan your visit today!

We also host 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!

Fantastic Findings: Donation Drop Event!

June 5

Moving or just simplifiying your life? Donate items to the Fantastic Findings Annual Sale, hosted by the RMSC Council! 

Rain Barrel Workshops | SOLD OUT

Explore available dates

Create your own rain barrel and take it home — we supply everything but the rain!

Curiosity Campout: Summer Camp Classics

June 25

A night of hands-on science family fun with these all-time Summer Camp Classics!

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!

Virtual Field Trips

RMSC Has You Covered with Virtual Field Trips, and we've made planning them as easy as 1, 2, 3...

Innovation Celebration

October 15

Join us as we take an adventure back in time for the most fun you've had in 75 million years!


Friday, November 19

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

Science at Home

Science and curiosity from home! 

RMSC Virtual Classroom

Explore science activities that meet NYS K-12 curriculum standards!

Zoom Backgrounds

Spice up your Zoom meetings with an RMSC-themed background!

Even More To Discover!

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