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Rochester Museum & Science Center

657 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2101
+1 585-271-4320
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Best in Class Award!

This is the go-to attraction in the Rochester NY area to visit. Our family has been coming here... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Tony T
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Rochester, New York
Good Local Science Museum

Good Place to spend a day, they have a fair bit of interactive exhibits but still some traditional... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Charles M
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Rochester, New York
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657 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2101
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is the go-to attraction in the Rochester NY area to visit. Our family has been coming here since I was a small boy! What a classy place! A must see when visiting family in good old Rochester.

Thank Tony T
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

Good Place to spend a day, they have a fair bit of interactive exhibits but still some traditional (look as these fossils) exhibits. I would spend more time at the Museum of Play than the Science Center. But still worth an annual visit for a...More

Thank Charles M
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Been going here for probably 3 years. I always purchase the 1 year family membership. One trip of 2 adults and 4 kids nearly pays for itself in one. We only live 20 minutes away. Couple that with the awesome weather and this place is...More

Thank Anthony C
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

I went here on a date. The artifacts exhibits were not altogether exciting, but the interactive areas certainly were. Even as adults we had fun there, letting out our inner children. Some of the things were a little out of date, though, which is not...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Brought my daughter her and she loved it!! Great way to spend a ☔️ day and learn something new. We truly enjoyed are visit.

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

When our girls were young, regular trips to the RMSC were the rule. Long since grown up along with their children, it’s been a while since we visited the museum. So, driving down East Avenue recently, we decided to swing in to see what we...More

Thank ChipD58
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The kids really had a great time there's so much to do they couldn't do it all in one visit so I purchased a membership

Thank Mia E
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

We have many great science museums near home that we visit frequently, so I didn't expect too much when walking into this relatively small museum, It turned out to be a great little museum full of interesting things to see for all ages! We ended...More

Thank Hanna E
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

My husband and I enjoy history, we learned a lot about the Underground Railroad here. Lots of local history. It was very enjoyable. Add on the planetarium, and you have a good 2-4 hours of enjoyment.

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We spent about 7 hours here. There are lots of exhibits spread out over 3 floors. My kids are 6 & 9 and really loved this place. Lots of interactive activities to keep them both busy. We came during the week, and sometimes had the...More

Thank HammerHeidi
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