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, with special events all year long. 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

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

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

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 only, and featuring 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

Ganondagan State Historic Site

The only site of its kind east of the Mississippi, Ganondagan is dedicated to sharing the living culture and natural world of the Seneca people at their historic Town of Peace. At the new Seneca Art & Culture Center, approximately 300 pieces from historical artifacts through contemporary artistic and cultural contributions are featured in 15 permanent and rotating exhibits highlighting five centuries of Seneca life.
Boughton Hill Road 7000 County Road 41
Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: 585-924-5848
42° 57' 39.654" N, 77° 26' 9.69" W

Organization:

Village of Phelps

Location:

8 Banta St Suite 150
Phelps, NY, 14532
United States

Phone:

315-548-8900

2018 Phelps Sauerkraut Weekend

Dates: 
08/03/2018
08/04/2018
08/05/2018
Time: 
Friday: 1-11 pm, Saturday: 6 am - 10:30 pm, Sunday: 10:15 am - 5 pm

Location:

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

Phone:

585-223-3989

David Marsh, A Life of Courage

Dates: 
12/31/2018
Time: 
noon - 9:00

Location:

Edgerton Recreation Center
41 Backus St
Rochester, NY, 14608
United States

Phone:

585-428-6769

Edgerton Model Railroad Layouts Open House

Dates: 
07/28/2018
08/25/2018
09/29/2018
Time: 
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location:

280 North Union Street
Rochester, NY, 14609
United States

Phone:

585-428-7292

Public Market Group Tours - Call to Schedule Tour!

Dates: 
07/26/2018
08/02/2018
08/09/2018
Time: 
Tours can be scheduled on Thursdays between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

8419 State Route 54
Hammondsport, NY, 14840
United States

Phone:

607-569-2160

Warhawk Weekend

Dates: 
07/28/2018
Time: 
9 am - 5pm