Visitors, please note that the RMSC Museum and Strasenburgh Planetarium will be CLOSED for deep cleaning from Monday, Sept. 18 through Sunday, Sept. 24.

Cumming Nature Center will remain OPEN.

A message from Kate Bennett, RMSC President

KateBennettWelcome! We’re glad you found us. Enjoy discovering all the wonderful opportunities for you, your family, and your colleagues here at the RMSC. We promise to stimulate your interest in exploration.

Through 200 hands-on exhibits, spectacular shows, and authentic collections, you’ll uncover the wonders of our region, our world, and beyond. Make family memories through themed programs that spark interest in science, technology, engineering, and math. Climb a wall, build robots, zap lasers, launch a catapult, and zoom through space — there’s so much to experience.

Our 1.2 million collection items, many on display and online, are bursting with stories. Reveal Rochester’s rich history of innovation and immerse yourself in the machines, ingenuity, and natural occurrences that formed our world today. Expect to immerse all five senses in extensive experiential learning opportunities. Lifelong learning is our passion, and becoming an astronaut, being a well-informed citizen about this place we call home, or being the next great inventor isn’t simply a dream — you can make it a reality.

The RMSC is yours to explore. Let your curiosity flourish at the Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium, and Cumming Nature Center. We proudly engage more than 350,000 visitors annually and hope you are one of them. For added value, become a member and take advantage of exciting benefits all year long.

Please share your suggestions; we value your feedback.

Come make amazing discoveries and build your future with us. Your adventurous spirit is waiting to emerge…now let it!

kate sig


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