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.

Programs and Events

With over 1.2 million collection objects, you can discover something new each time you visit the RMSC Museum & Science Center! From exploring exhibits to watching Live Science demonstrations to enjoying Planetarium Star Shows, a trip to the RMSC Rochester Campus is sure to be fun for the whole family. Plan your visit today!

We also host 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!

Wonders of Water Opening Weekend

November 12–13

Immerse yourself in watery activities to celebrate the opening weekend of our new exhibit, Wonders of Water

Holiday Bazaar

November 18-20, 2022

A juried show with FIVE floors of displays across the RMSC campus. A spectacular variety of carefully selected exhibitors showcase creative, unique, hand-made items.

Sensory Sunday

November 27

An inviting Museum & Science Center experience for visitors of all ages and abilities

RMSC After Dark: Yule Ball

December 2, 2022

RMSC After Dark is a series of after-hours social events for adults 21 and over featuring full Museum & Science Center access, Strasenburgh Planetarium shows, and cash bars. 

Behind The Scenes Tours

December 15

A series of themed, behind the scenes tours to help you get a glimpse at our collections vaults.

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!

Science at Home

Science and curiosity from home! 

Science on the Edge Lectures

Stay Tuned for Upcoming Fall and Winter Dates

Cutting-edge science in an informal setting.

RMSC Council Holiday Plant Sale

Order beautiful, locally grown holiday plants and wreaths to support your favorite Museum, Planetarium, and Nature Center!

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