Museums in the Rochester area that are fun for kids and adults alike
The Rochester, NY area has GREAT kid-friendly museums. KidsOutAndAbout's big list satisfies any family, taste, and budget.
Genesee Country Village and Museum
The Genesee Country Village and Museum is a 19th-century living history museum covering more than 600 acres in Mumford, New York, about 20 miles from Rochester. The museum comprises the 19th-century village (The Historic Village), the John L. Wehle Gallery, and the Genesee Country Nature Center. Open May through October with special events during the holiday season (Spirits of the Past), Yuletide in the Country in December, and Maple Sugaring Festival in March.
RMSC Museum & Science Center
The RMSC Museum & Science Center provides immersive, engaging experiences that spark a passion and curiosity for science and discovery in our lives. Explore the natural history that physically shaped our region, and discover the rich, diverse cultural history that makes Rochester the community it is today. From hands-on STEM exhibits that make you say “wow,” to innovative exhibits that make you think, you’ll enjoy it all at the Museum & Science Center. Click here to view membership options; becoming a member typically pays for itself in as few as two visits!