1838 Diorama Restoration

1838 Diorama Restoration

The RMSC is undertaking a project to stabilize and restore its "Rochester in 1838" diorama. With the help of grant funding from NYSCA and the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor, the RMSC will renovate the enclosure and create new interpretive features. The work of restoration artists will be on view to the public in a fishbowl-style "living exhibit" display surrounding the diorama. From now through the end of the summer, visitors can track the progress of this exciting project in real time!


Diorama Work Schedule

(Please Note: Diorama work not on view July 1–15 while other exhibit pieces are under construction)

  • Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 9am–5pm
  • Saturdays, 9am–2:30pm 



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