Please Note:

The RMSC Museum & Science Center will be closed on Mondays for the remainder of the school year. We will be open on select school holidays, including Indigenous People's Day on October 10. Please contact us at if you have any questions.

Programs and Events

With over 1.2 million collection objects, you can discover something new each time you visit the RMSC Museum & Science Center! 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!

Educator Open House

October 6

Join fellow educators for an evening out exploring the RMSC!

RACF Free Admission Day

October 7

Join us for a FREE day of fun at the RMSC Museum & Science Center. 

Indigenous Peoples' Day

October 10, 2022

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples' Day at the RMSC. Join staff, volunteers, and featured presenters as we celebrate local indigenous cultures. 

2022 Innovation Celebration

October 14 

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

RMSC After Dark

October 21, 2022

RMSC After Dark is a series of after-hours social events for adults 21 and over featuring full Museum & Science Center access, Strasenburgh Planetarium shows, and cash bars. 

What to Expect When You Are Expecting a Total Solar Eclipse

October 20, 2022

This presentation will provide a detailed understanding of what it is like to experience a total solar eclipse, and why it is of interest to YOU.

Behind The Scenes Tours

A series of themed, behind the scenes tours to help you get a glimpse at our collections vaults.

Family Fun Day: Tricks & Treats

October 30

Visit the RMSC Museum & Science Center for some fun Halloween science tricks and delicious treats. Costumes encouraged! 

Science on the Edge Lectures

Join us for our 2022 Series

Cutting-edge science in an informal setting.

Holiday Bazaar

November 18-20, 2022

A juried show with FIVE floors of displays across the RMSC campus. A spectacular variety of carefully selected exhibitors showcase creative, unique, hand-made items.

Even More To Discover!

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