RMSC After Dark

RMSC After Dark

After-hours social events for adults 21 and over featuring full museum access, cash bars and exciting science demonstrations.

Superhero Soirée

Friday, June 2: 7-11pm

Holy superpowers, After Dark-ers! We are about to embark on the best ride yet! Grab your cape and fly on over to your friendly neighborhood RMSC for the next After Dark 21-and-older party, Superhero Soirée. Power your way through the transformed Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and outdoor campus to:

  • Engage with ROC ComicCon
  • Be mesmerized with a Planetarium laser show
  • Experience musical lightning in Electricity Theater and Earth as it stands today in Science On a Sphere
  • Meet hometown heroes from the Rochester Fire Department and tour a fire truck
  • Make your own cape, shield and mask
  • Dance to music by a live DJ
  • Geek out with our very own “Dr. U” and his comic book collection
  • Learn about latest superhero-like technologies Rochester researchers are working to discover and understand
  • Check out the Rochester Lego User Group (RLUG) super creations
  • Test out gecko glue and hang with Rocco our New Caledonian Crested Gecko
  • Discover the super adaptations of exotic live animals from the Wildlife Defenders
  • Enjoy cash bars and food trucks – Le Petit Poutine, Roc City Sammich and Chef’s Mobile Kitchen – throughout the evening
  • The more superheros, the merrier – costumes encouraged!


Looking for an awesome costume?

Check out Arlene's Costumes at Marketplace Mall and on Portland Ave. Find great superhero costumes and accessories and 20% of the purchase proceeds will be donated back to the Rochester Museum & Science Center.



Pre-purchased: $10 members, $13 general public

Day of: $15

VIP*: $30

Get Tickets


Must be 21+ to attend. Pre-purchasing tickets strongly encouraged. Visit www.rmsc.org or call 585.697.1942.
*Only 50 VIP tickets so order now or we’ll be angry (and you don’t want to see us when we’re angry!). Includes one-hour early access, drink tasting, snacks, private live animal show and a T-shirt. Tommyrotter Distillery will be on site offering product samples. VIP guests get a special treat from Tommyrotter - a superhero punch!



Thank you to our sponsors! 

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Special Thanks: CrazyDog T-Shirts 

Be a Volunteer

Would you like to be a part of this event as a volunteer? Contact Liz Albertorio-Saez at 585.271.4320 x331 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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