New series of weekday afternoon programs for adult lifelong learners seeking an intellectually stimulating program blending science, the arts and history.
60 min. / Ages 6 years to adult
Light from the Big Bang surrounds us, but was discovered only 50 years ago. Plunge into the deep autumn night to see how the “cosmic microwave background” tells us about the early Universe.
40 minutes/Ages 5 to 8
In this relaxed, enjoyable show geared to 5-to-8-year-olds and their families, you’ll encounter stars and other celestial sights that kids can learn to find in the real sky.
40 minutes/Ages 3 to 5
By popular demand comes a show about our solar system for our youngest explorers. Let the Star Theater be your spaceship as we discover awesome features from Mercury to Neptune and beyond.
40 minutes/All ages
Come face-to-face with humpback whales and swim among golden jellyfish in one of the most beautiful giant-screen films ever made.
We offer free telescope viewing on Saturday nights from dark till about 10 p.m. when weather in downtown Rochester is favorable and volunteer telescope operators are available.
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.
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.
Volunteers and interns are essential to the success of the Rochester Museum & Science Center.