The Sky Tonight

Embark on a tour of the stars, constellations and planets in our sky this time of year at Strasenburgh Planetarium.

 CuriosityCamps
June 26–Aug. 25

In RMSC Summer Curiosity Camps, stay curious with a hefty helping of hands-on, minds-on science and fun! Explore exciting opportunities in a wide variety of STEM topics for young minds ages 2-15.

Orchestra in the Pines

On June 17, revel in nature's acoustics as the Finger Lakes Symphony Orchestra performs in Cumming Nature Center's majestic pine grove.

Science Museum

Science Alive

Science Alive

When the kids are off from school, we put science — and fun — live on center stage with Electricity Theater, science demonstrations, live animal presentations and more!..
RMSC After Dark

RMSC After Dark

Next event on June 2 After-hours social events for adults 21 and over. To see our changing themes, click here...
Summer Curiosity Camps

Summer Curiosity Camps

Stay curious with a hefty helping of hands-on, minds-on science and fun with camps at the RMSC this summer! Summer Camps at the RMSC offer exciting opportunities in a wide variety of STEM topics for young minds ages 2-15. Get…..
Regional Green Infrastructure Showcase

Regional Green Infrastructure Showcase

The Regional Green Infrastructure Showcase is a new educational, outdoor space in process across from museum visitor entrance. ..
Science On a Sphere

Science On a Sphere

Engage in the wonders of our planet and beyond as you enjoy a 3-D experience of land, oceans, atmosphere, and more...
Electricity Theater

Electricity Theater

You’ll be mesmerized by zaps of lightning appearing just feet away in our Electricity Theater...
Inventor Center

Inventor Center

Power cities, build cars, harness wind, and fire catapults in Inventor Center...
Illumination: The World of Light and Optics

Illumination: The World of Light and Optics

Experiment with lasers, lenses, and mirrors as you explore the nature of light and optics...

Strasenburgh Planetarium

Aboard the Space Station

Aboard the Space Station

For Older Children and Adults

Take a tour of the International Space Station with Commander Peggy Whitson.

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Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia

Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia

This documentary-style film transports you to the dinosaurs’ world with computer graphics a generation beyond Jurassic Park in accuracy and realism.

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Led Zeppelin Laser

Led Zeppelin Laser

Saturdays in May at 8:15pm

No children under 5

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The Sky Tonight

The Sky Tonight

30 minutes/Ages 5 to adult

This concise tour of the stars, constellations, and planets in the current sky uses new, solid-state lasers to guide you through the magnificent starfield produced by the 46-year-old star projector.

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Planet Spectacular

Planet Spectacular

For ages 5–8

Let star projector "Carl" take you on a tour of planets and constellations.

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Animals in the Sky

Animals in the Sky

25 min / Ages 2 to 5

Can you find the animals in our sky? Join us for an imaginary trip into the stars to take a look.

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U2 Laser

U2 Laser

Saturdays in May at 9:30pm

No children under 5

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Challenger Center

Challenger Center

The Challenger Learning Center of Greater Rochester is a high-tech, hands-on facility for space flight simulations located at the Strasenburgh Planetarium and coordinated by "Mission Commanders" from Monroe #1 BOCES.

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Cumming Nature Center

Identification Series

Identification Series

April 29–June 3

Explore science in the springtime woods.

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Signs of Spring

Signs of Spring

April 22 and May 13

Take a family hike to look for the plants and animals of springtime.

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Orchestra in the Pines

Orchestra in the Pines

June 17

Sit back and enjoy as Finger Lakes Symphony Orchestra performs among our red pines.

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