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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

The Harley School

Founded in 1917, The Harley School is a nationally-recognized, independent school in Rochester, NY, offering an innovative and demanding college preparatory program for 525 day students in Nursery (age 3) through Grade 12.
1981 Clover Street
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: (585) 442-1770
43° 7' 12.6804" N, 77° 32' 59.1576" W

ArtsROC

ArtsROC, a non-profit created in 2010, is dedicated to enriching the lives of children in the Greater Rochester area through after-school and summer enrichment programs. We are located in Pittsford, NY and offer programs in LEGO Education, Minecraft, music, and language. Our instructors are passionate about teaching and have experience working with children of all skill levels. ArtsROC offers students the ability to discover their passion and then develop it!
3462 Monroe Avenue
Pittsford , NY , 14534
Phone: (585) 218-9125
43° 6' 1.5588" N, 77° 32' 4.6824" W

Stokoe Farms

Pumpkins and lots more fun in the fall from mid-September until the end of October, and fun in the Christmas season with the best Christmas trees in WNY! For over 200 years, the Stokoe family has been cultivating our farming heritage. Step back to a simpler time with your family and take a wagon ride to pick your own special pumpkin or to choose the perfect Christmas tree. Let us help you make memorable Harvest and Christmas traditions will last for generations. Open weekend only, 10am-5pm mid September thru the end of October, and again during the Christmas season.
656 South Road
Scottsville , NY , 14546
Phone: (585) 889-0770
42° 59' 35.466" N, 77° 46' 20.7624" 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

Little Medical School of Rochester

Little Medical School® brings medicine, science, and the importance of health to children in an entertaining, exciting, and fun way. Little Medical School offers STEM classes that introduce kids to the fascinating world of medicine! Through interactive learning, kids will discover how the body and organs work, how to use medical instruments, administer first aid and even tie knots like a real surgeon. Little Medical School®, based in St. Louis, MO, was founded in 2011. Little Medical School® brings medicine, science, and the importance of health to children in an entertaining, exciting, and fun way. Children learn and have fun as they dress up like doctors, learn how to use instruments doctors use, and understand how the body works!
510 Clinton Square
Rochester , NY , 14604
Phone: 585-577-7170
43° 9' 19.422" N, 77° 36' 22.6296" W

RCTV, Rochester's Community Media Center

Rochester's Non-profit public access media center, offering programming and cost-effective media classes for youth and adults.
21 Gorham Street
Rochester , NY , 14605
Phone: 585-325-1238
43° 9' 58.23" N, 77° 36' 51.0912" 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

Colonial Belle

Family friendly tour boat located in Fairport, NY on the historic waters of the Erie Canal. The Colonial Belle is the largest tour boat operating on the historic Erie Canal. Our vessel is U.S. Coast Guard certified to carry 149 passengers with a fully accessible enclosed lower deck and an upper open-air deck. The enclosed first deck offers comfortable seating, a full-service bar and two restrooms. The upper deck provides seating, scenic viewing and the experience of "ducking down" for low bridges. Three departures daily (Tuesday – Saturday) and two departures on Sunday.
400 Packett's Landing
Fairport , NY , 14450
Phone: (585) 223-9470
43° 6' 2.646" N, 77° 26' 26.7216" W