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Rochester Museum & Science Center

Closed Now: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Top notch science museum

Great experience for kids and adults. The museum is large with lots of displays and great laser... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fairport, New York
Fun, fun...Electricity Theater!

We love the RMSC. Great for young children. Electricity Theater show and Planetarium are a must do... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sara F
Rochester, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience for kids and adults. The museum is large with lots of displays and great laser shows.

Thank RandalAlexander
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love the RMSC. Great for young children. Electricity Theater show and Planetarium are a must do. One downside, the RMSC Cafe reopened, and no longer serves the great menu they used to have...probably were losing money. Plan to eat elsewhere...

Thank Sara F
Reviewed 25 October 2018

Rochester Museum & Science Center is a smart choice to know more about local history because it has a great connection that shows in exhibits. I was there to book memories bus tours rochester ny was the way to see all exciting places like Rochester...More

Thank NuvanTim
Reviewed 17 October 2018

The museum was OK. We went through the whole museum in about 2 hours. I would have thought for a larger city it would have been a better museum.

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 2 October 2018

It was a treasure but like many museums has tried to modernize displays. sometimes a good diarama is imposible to beat and engages the viewer more than a video.

Thank Robert Bruce L
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

The museum has 3 floors and a basement with sectioned types of activities. This place is also great for kids, but I would expect to spend only an hour there.

Thank sivanmoyal
Reviewed 28 August 2018

I usually go there first weekend of the month to see their new exhibit although I also enjoy the whole museum.

Thank maloucrav
Reviewed 24 August 2018

There is so much to do and see here! All kinds of interesting interactive displays, great fun for kids and families or just adults! I was especially impressed with the Underground Railroad area and the Native American displays, there is more in this Native display...More

1  Thank hawkeyed9sza
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Many interesting exhibits, heavily focused on the native people, plants and animals of the region. Lots of school and camp groups there when we visited. This is an older facility that can be a bit noisy and crowded, however the presentation of many topics is...More

Thank Howard K
Reviewed 4 August 2018

The Museum and Science Center provides science and natural history based activities for kids and adults. The science activities are interactive and great for younger kids. We liked the first floor and the submarine simulator. There is a cafe and gift shop available. There are...More

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25 July 2018|
Response from jeremyb821 | Reviewed this property |
They have a cafeteria: lunch area downstairs. I believe you can bring your own lunch in. This museum is big enough to spend a few hours so definitely plan for a break/lunch time
22 July 2016|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
It's open on some holidays like New Year's Day