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Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC)

Immerse yourself in the incredible world of science, history, space, and nature. Follow your curiosity from the depths of our lakes to the edge of the universe. Participate in classes, camps and events for all ages. All at the RMSC Museum & Science Center, the RMSC Strasenburgh Planetarium, and the RMSC Cumming Nature Center.

The Museum

The Rochester Museum & Science Center offers three floors of hands-on exhibitions exploring science and technology, natural science, and our region's cultural heritage. In addition to ongoing favorites such as Expedition Earth, the RMSC presents several new traveling exhibits each year, making it a popular destination for families.

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Strasenburgh Planetarium

The RMSC Strasenburgh Planetarium, located on East Avenue with the museum, offers spectacular giant-screen films, astronomy shows, and laser light shows. Click here for our planetarium schedule.

RMSC Cumming Nature Center

South of Rochester near Naples, NY, the RMSC Cumming Nature Center, offers opportunities to get out and explore the living environment.

Open hours: 
Sunday: 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
We offer hands-on/minds-on classes, break camps, and events for all ages that cover topics in science, history, space, and nature.