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Rochester Museum & Science Center

657 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2101
+1 585-271-4320
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Excellent experience for kids, and adults

Will definitely be getting a membership. There is so much to see and will want to come back often... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Mindita
Old and new

I had fond memories of this museum as a kid growing up in Rochester. Came back for a visit and... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2017
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 17:00
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657 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2101
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+1 585-271-4320
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Will definitely be getting a membership. There is so much to see and will want to come back often. My daughter loved the trains.

Thank Mindita
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I had fond memories of this museum as a kid growing up in Rochester. Came back for a visit and brought my kids (11 and 13). They had a blast. The museum has so many hands-on activities now that are really cool (highlights - the...More

1  Thank LetsGoCapitals
Hannah B, Online Marketing Specialist at Rochester Museum & Science Center, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your visit! I'm happy to hear that you and your kids had such a wonderful time. I have some good news about the "creepy-fascinating wax figures" if it's the diorama of Rochester in 1838 that you're referring to. We've started a...More

Reviewed 18 January 2017

The museum offered more diversity than I expected. The hands-on activities were super and the cultural displays were thorough. I was impressed with the Underground Railroad presentations - learned some fascinating history and it cleared up some of my misconceptions.

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We are members and have season passes. We don't go as much as we'd like but this place is amazing. The museum is totally interactive and the kids can do everything. I could not begin to list everything they have. Def something for everyone!

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The Rochester Museum & Science Center is a WONDERFUL place to learn all about almost anything in the history of man, the Earth, and lots more. they have 3-4 floors of great exhibits, many of which will involve "hands-on" time for your kids. It's a...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We have been to several after dark events. The latest was the Speakeasy Party. I have nothing but good things to say about the Museum. I love the changing exhibits and the Electricity Theater.

Thank Jessica L
Hannah B, Online Marketing Specialist at Rochester Museum & Science Center, responded to this review

Thank you, Jessica! We're so happy to hear that. See you at the next After Dark in February!

Reviewed 15 November 2016

Our grandson needed to build an Indian Longhouse for a school project, so we headed to the museum with him to do some research. There are great exhibits on the second floor of ancient cultures locally and around the world. And to our surprise, there...More

1  Thank WaterGirlDreaming
Hannah B, Online Marketing Specialist at Rochester Museum & Science Center, responded to this review

We're so glad our exhibits could be a resource for your grandson! Thank you for your visit and I hope the longhouse project went well.

Reviewed 13 November 2016

Our 3 yr old loved it here and wants to go back already. We were thrilled that it had reciprocal admission with our local science centre where we are members so it was free to get in -huge bonus. There were exhibits for all ages...More

Thank Harte_Family
Hannah B, Online Marketing Specialist at Rochester Museum & Science Center, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit! We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed yourselves and hope you'll visit again with your ASTC reciprocal admission soon.

Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

We attended a masquerade here and had a great time ! The whole museum was open for adults only after hours. They also hired a dj and had some food trucks outside. It was a great date night and i look foward to attending another...More

Thank Trista S
Hannah B, Online Marketing Specialist at Rochester Museum & Science Center, responded to this review

Trista, we're so glad to hear you enjoy RMSC After Dark as much as we do! The next one is in February and we hope to see you there.

Reviewed 7 November 2016

Wife, daughter and I went to see the Dave Matthews laser light show this past Saturday. It was totally AWESOME! The show last 45 minutes. It is being shown in the planetarium. The slouched seats looking to to the ceiling and the lights were so...More

Thank David K
Hannah B, Online Marketing Specialist at Rochester Museum & Science Center, responded to this review

David, we're so glad your family enjoyed the laser show! Our Planetarium team will be happy to hear it. Since the laser shows change monthly, we hope to see you all back soon for another. Here's a tip too—on clear nights, Rochester's Astronomy Club is...More

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closed on holiday
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
It's open on some holidays like New Year's Day
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