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!

Fantastic Findings Sale

Sept. 21–23

A “next-to-new” sale organized by RMSC Women's Council, Fantastic Findings features treasures and collectibles from jewelry to toys.

Innovation Celebration

September 23

Make plans for celebrating the active mind at our next annual gala. 

Rochester in 1838 Grand Reopening

September 28

Celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Erie Canal and grand reopening of our amazing reconstructed diorama, Rochester in 1838.

The Gift of Dolls Grand Opening

September 30

Stop in during our full day of opening activities for The Gift of Dolls, including a symposium featuring exhibition partners.

Our Unbelievable World

October 6–9

Celebrate the opening of The Science of Ripley's Believe It or Not!® with live animal, hands-on activities and magical illusions.

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!

Birthdays

We’ve Got Birthday Parties Down to a Science!

Weddings

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

Catering

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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