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Almost Overnights

Almost Overnights

Experience the RMSC after dark, like you’ve never experienced it before for an evening full of family fun. Almost Overnights bring all of the fun and excitement of regularly offered school and scout group Overnights, but end right before bedtime (and before the museum comes to life!) so your family can enjoy the comfort of sleeping in your own bed. Kids of all ages and their families are welcome to join us for our newest family-friendly adventure and spend almost the whole night exploring your curiosity with us.

Pajamas are welcome! 


RMSC Snowed In! 

Friday, Dec. 28 | 6:30-10pm (Member early entrance at 5:30pm)

Let it snow, let it snow, let is snow...we’re no strangers to snowy Rochester winters and tonight, it’s the weather inside that’s a bit frightful and so delightful! RMSC Snowed In is our final Almost Overnight of the year and the museum is a flurry of creative and hands-on activities to explore the snowy side of STEM! Swing by candy cane lane for some peppermint treats,  mix up a batch of icy cold snow, use science to create an indoor snowstorm, and make a snowglobe to take home. Sure to be “snow” much fun, warm up at the hot cocoa bar, carol with the Tesla Coils, meet Eddie the Elk and celebrate the spirit of the holiday season with the whole family.

Registration includes participation in three workshops, including:

  • Candy Cane Lane

    Take a trip down candy cane lane and explore the sugary sweet science of this classic holiday treat. Crack the candy cane code, mix up a minty batch of Murray the mastodon's favorite toothpaste, and enjoy peppermint ice cream—made with liquid nitrogen of course!

  • Brain Freeze

    Jack Frost isn’t the only one who can make frost—you can too! Bundle up and explore all things freezing, frosty, and frozen. Chill out with instant ice, endothermic reactions, fake snow that's cold to the touch, and the cool science of all things chilly.

  • Snowman Snow Globes

    Build your own a snow globe and create a winter wonderland straight out of your own imagination. Add a snowman, penguin or another animal friend, a dash of glitter and a touch of snow and enjoy the shimmering magic of the winter season all year long!


Save your seat! 

Register your family to join in the fun.

Presale Member: $15/kid, Adults free

Presale General Public: $15/kid, $5/adult

At the door: $20/kid, $5/adult

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Past Themes

  • Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (Nov. 2018)

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