Please Note:

The RMSC Museum & Science Center will be closed on Mondays for the remainder of the school year. We will be open on select school holidays. Please contact us at if you have any questions.

Fundraising Events


The RMSC continues to inspire our community by:

  • Serving as our area’s resource for informal science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education
  • Providing more than 200 hands-on exhibits that promote inquiry-based learning
  • Investing in our area’s future through our preschool, science day camps and workforce preparation and visitation assistance programs

We’re proud to be the home of more than 1.2 million collection items, including many that tell the story of Rochester’s own innovative past.

Your support through our fundraising events helps us continue to serve our community. Get involved today!


Annual Events

The following signature events support RMSC's continual efforts to spark an interest in science and technology in the community. Visit our Museum Events & Programs page to see what's coming up.


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Innovation Celebration

October 14, 2022  |  Woodcliff Hotel & Spa

Our annual gala is an opportunity to celebrate everything going on at the Museum & Science Center, Strasenburgh Planetarium, and Cumming Nature Center. Your support helps to spark curiosity in science and technology in the community.


MCV00339.jpgRMSC STEM Awards

Date Coming Soon |  The Strathallan 

The RMSC STEM Awards highlights the bright minds of our area’s educators and organizations that making a difference and exciting people about opportunities in STEM.



RMSC-Uncorked-2022-172.jpgRMSC Uncorked & On Tap

March 2023

This tasting event pairs fermentation, food and fun in a fundraising event bringing dozens of local food, craft beer, wine and spirit vendors to the museum for an evening of sampling, entertainment and unique insights into the science of wine, beer and spirits.




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