Programs and Events

The Rochester Museum & Science Center hosts events for all ages. From family events and kid-friendly gatherings to galas and “adults-only” celebrations, the RMSC is the place to be for hands-on, minds-on fun. Check out the details — and be sure to join us!

Animal Week at RMSC

Feb. 18–Feb.26

Animal Week at RMSC is back by popular demand! Explore the amazing adaptations in the animal kingdom.

RMSC Uncorked & On Tap

March 24

Join us as we pair fermentation, food and fun at an event bringing dozens of local food, craft beer, wine and spirit vendors to the museum for an evening of sampling and science.

Mess-tival: Slimy, Silly, Gross

April 14–23

Discover the wonders of science with all that is slimy, silly and gross. 


May 11

Join the RMSC as we highlight the bright minds of our area’s educators and organizations that making a difference and exciting people about opportunities in STEM.

RMSC After Dark

Next event on June 2

After-hours social events for adults 21 and over. To see our changing themes, click here.

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!


We’ve Got Birthday Parties Down to a Science!


Imagine celebrating your wedding in one of our beautiful, distinctive venues!


Choose from several preferred caterers for your event.

Gardens and Grounds

The Rochester Museum & Science Center historic gardens offer a beautiful background for your special event — especially for wedding photos!

Eleanor Eisenhart Morris Ballroom and Palm Court

Once part of the Warham Whitney mansion, this elegant Ballroom and adjacent Palm Court provide a wonderful venue.

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