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!

Mess-tival: Slimy, Silly, Gross

April 14–23

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

Science on the Edge Lectures

Spring 2017 Series

Cutting-edge science in a new, informal setting.


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.

Women's Council Beautiful Blooms Sale

Now through May 12

Order beautiful, locally grown flowers by May 12 to support the RMSC and pick them up May 19-20.

Rain Barrel Workshops

May 13 and June 3
Create your own rain barrel and take it home — we supply everything but the rain!

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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