Reminder: ALL visitors are required to wear a mask when visiting the RMSC, regardless of vaccination status.

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!

Family Fun Day: Stars with Santa

December 11 and December 18

Celebrate this holiday season with a truly unique and exciting experience at the Strasenburgh Planetarium!

Science on the Edge Lectures

Join us for our 2021 Series

Cutting-edge science in an informal setting.

Snowed In: Winter Break Science Days

Dec 26 - Jan 2

Try your hand at experiments in engineering, chemistry and more!

RMSC Council Holiday Plant Sale

Order beautiful, locally grown holiday plants and wreaths to support your favorite Museum, Planetarium, and Nature Center!

RMSC Holiday Gift Guide

For the stargazer, the nature enthusiast, and STEM lover in your life...

Curiosity Campout @ the Strasenburgh Planetarium: Sky Sights

January 8 and February 5

A night of hands-on science family fun as we explore the sky together!

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!

Science at Home

Science and curiosity from home! 

Zoom Backgrounds

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

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