History | Kids Out and About Rochester

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Genesee Country Village & Museum

Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, NY is the largest living history museum in New York State. Transport yourself back to the 19th-century mid-May through mid-October. Over 60 historic buildings making history come alive! Hours vary seasonally, see website for details.
1410 Flint Hill Road PO Box 310
Mumford , NY , 14511
Phone: (585) 538-6822
42° 59' 33.594" N, 77° 52' 48.4284" W

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC)

Rochester's science, technology and cultural heritage museum. Also includes Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center (in Naples).
657 East Ave
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585-271-4552
43° 9' 8.9028" N, 77° 35' 14.8092" W

New York Museum of Transportation

the New York Museum of Transportation is unique among Western New York's museums: In addition to providing train rides on the only electric trolley ride in New York State, we have a large model railroad for model enthusiasts young and old. This is a hands-on museum full of highway and horse-drawn vehicles, photos, exhibits, gallery, gift shop. Open Sundays year round with monthly special events.
6393 East River Rd
W. Henrietta , NY , 14586
Phone: (585) 533-1113
43° 1' 0.2136" N, 77° 42' 35.262" W

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park

Only a short 30 minutes from Rochester, Sonnenberg Gardens offers enjoyment for all ages in its formal gardens, Victorian mansion, and greenhouse complex.
151 Charlotte Street
Canandaigua , NY , 14424
Phone: (585) 394-4922
42° 53' 53.448" N, 77° 16' 19.4556" W

Our Lady of Mercy School for Young Women

Our Lady of Mercy School is the only college preparatory, faith-based private school exclusively for young women in grades 6 through 12 in the Rochester region. Mercy builds life-changing competence, confidence, and compassion that prepares and inspires young women to achieve the highest level of success in college, in career, and in the community. This is accomplished through Mercy’s strong academic and extra-curricular offerings and supportive advocacy of a caring faculty. In addition, Mercy students are instilled with a solid moral compass which prepares them to excel and lead within a global society. We are proud to offer $1.4 million in financial assistance to 40% of our student population. Mercy’s Class of 2017 merited over $20 million in college scholarships, and are attending nationally-renowned institutions including Boston College, Brown, Cornell, Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, MIT, Notre Dame, Yale and many other prestigious schools.
1437 Blossom Rd
Rochester , NY , 14610
Phone: 585-288-7120
43° 8' 50.604" N, 77° 32' 14.2476" W

Earthworks Institute Inc.

At EarthWorks Institute, we believe that the best way to get students engaged with learning is to take a hands on approach. Our programs are taught through time-honored mentoring experiences to create a very special kind of outdoor learning experience; wilderness skills like plant identification, tool making, shelter building, and how to build friction fire, deep awareness and more. Give your child the gift of adventure, confidence and character with Earthworks Institute.
185 Caroline Street
Rochester , NY , 14620
Phone: (585) 861-8127
43° 8' 21.1668" N, 77° 36' 4.0428" W

Location:

Fairport Museum, 18 Perrin St
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Phone:

585-223-3989

"Over the Top: Honoring Fairport's World War I Veterans" - A New Exhibit

Dates: 
10/31/2017
Time: 
Through Oct. when museum is open

Location:

21 South Grove Street Suite 240
East Aurora, NY, 14170
United States

Phone:

(716) 655-6663

East Aurora - Ghost Walks

Dates: 
09/23/2017
09/30/2017
10/07/2017
Time: 
7 pm (arrive early to register)

Location:

530 West Avenue
Medina, NY, 14103
United States

Phone:

585-798-6106

Fall Foliage Excursion

Dates: 
10/07/2017
10/14/2017
10/18/2017
Time: 
10am-4pm

Location:

7 Lehigh Ave
Manchester, NY, 14504
United States

Phone:

5852893559

History Houses: Meet American Girl Kaya!

Dates: 
09/23/2017
Time: 
11:00 AM-Noon

Location:

530 West Avenue
Medina, NY, 14103
United States

Phone:

5857986106

Jumpin' Pumpkin Jamboree

Dates: 
10/28/2017
Time: 
11am-3pm

Location:

21 South Grove Street Suite 240
East Aurora, NY, 14170
United States

Phone:

(716) 655-6663

Larkinville Ghost Walks

Dates: 
10/03/2017
10/10/2017
10/17/2017
Time: 
7 pm (arrive early to register)

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