Title: Amazing Journeys Giant-Screen Film at RMSC Strasenburgh Planetarium Features Incredible Migration Stories
Location: RMSC Strasenburgh Planetarium, 657 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
Date/Time: Opens Saturday, April 5. Visit www.rmsc.org for complete schedule.
Admission: Adults $7; Seniors and college students with ID $6; Ages 3–18 $6; RMSC members $3
Media Contact: Debra Jacobson, Director of Marketing and Community Affairs
Amazing Journeys Giant-Screen Film at Rochester Museum & Science Center Strasenburgh Planetarium Features Incredible Migration Stories
ROCHESTER, NY—Visitors to the Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) Strasenburgh Planetarium follow five of the most unusual, lengthy, strenuous and amusing animal migrations anywhere during the giant-screen film, Amazing Journeys, opening at 3:15pm on Saturday, April 5.
Embarking on impressive treks across thousands of miles, the creatures featured in the film exemplify astonishing feats of stamina and perseverance in their efforts to ensure survival of their offspring. Audience members sit back under the 65-foot Planetarium dome and:
Marvel at hundreds of migrating zebras in the vast plains of East Africa.
Witness the mysterious migration of more than100 million red crabs on tiny Christmas Island.
Encounter majestic gray whales in the beautiful lagoons of Mexico's Baja California.
Enter a golden blizzard as tens of millions of monarch butterflies fill the sky in the hidden highlands of Mexico.
Take flight alongside migratory birds navigating by the sun, stars and instinct.
Travel back in time among exotic tribes of Africa to explore the roots of human migration.
Amazing Journeys is 45 minutes long and appears several times weekly. Visit www.rmsc.org for complete schedule. Amazing Journeys is recommended for all ages.
Admission is $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and college students with ID, $6 for children and teens (ages 3–18) and $3 for RMSC members. Tickets may be purchased in advance online at www.rmsc.org (online ticket purchases must be made at least 24 hours prior to the show), at the Museum Welcome Center (museum lobby) during regular business hours, or at the Planetarium Box Office. Check the show schedule at www.rmsc.org for details.
Giant-screen films are presented with open captioning on the screen on Wednesdays and Saturdays, with support from the Theatre Development Fund TAP Plus program, in cooperation with New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
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Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) includes the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center. Offering experiences at the Museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits, Planetarium with a 65-foot dome and Nature Center on 900 acres, the RMSC stimulates community interest in exploration. In addition, the more than 1.2 million RMSC collection items tell the story of Rochester's past including its rich history of innovation and invention. RMSC receives major funding from Monroe County, where it is one of the top three most visited attractions serving children and families. For more information about RMSC, visit www.rmsc.org. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.