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.


Carnival of Curiosity

Friday, Oct. 13: 7-11pm

Come one, come all to the incredible 21-and-older RMSC After Dark: Carnival of Curiosity! Step right up and explore the science of the unbelievable in our newest limited-time exhibition The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not. Find daring feats and dazzling experiences on all three floors of the museum as you:

  • Enter the tent of wonders and gaze upon one-of-a-kind objects from our collections
  • Brave the bed of nails with Dr. U
  • Gaze into the future with the help of our mysterious fortunetellers
  • Crawl through a life-size model of the prehistoric snake, Titanoboa
  • Tempt fate in carnival games of chance
  • Marvel at the power of Electricity Theater’s Tesla coils
  • Enjoy cash bars and food trucks
  • And more!

Must be 21+ to attend.

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Be a talent act in our Carnival of Curiosity

Do you perform stunts, juggle, stilt walk, balance a tight rope or have another crazy talent? Interested in showing off to an engaged audience? The Rochester Museum & Science Center is looking for acts for the upcoming RMSC After Dark: Carnival of Curiosity on Friday, Oct. 13. Acts receive free admission to the event; no other compensation is provided. Please apply online here by Friday, Sept. 1.


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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