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Strasenburgh Planetarium

657 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2101
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A good old planetarium

If you're into this type of thing, it's a good place. It's totally showing it's age at this point... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Tim A
Very informative!

Planetariums are hard to find these days. This was one of the reasons we came to Rochester for the... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Welland, Canada
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657 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2101
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

If you're into this type of thing, it's a good place. It's totally showing it's age at this point but this is a good old fashioned planetarium. Great for our kids who are super-into space. They also do some fun music-type shows. Check out their...More

Thank Tim A
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Planetariums are hard to find these days. This was one of the reasons we came to Rochester for the weekend. We enjoyed the narration, and the experience. Building is a little dated, but felt like we were kids again looking up in the night sky....More

Thank mickio66
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Our son's wedding was held here, and it was a wonderful, unique, and memorable occasion. Staff were incredibly helpful.

Thank Susanna P
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We saw a star show rated for 5-8 yr. old children. It was a good introductory night sky exploration and last about an hour. There were many lined up for a music light show after ours, which we nearly decided to to stay for -...More

Thank Janina M
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The Strasenburgh Planetarium is definitely a gem in Rochester. I think families tend to overlook this place in favor of RMSC (proper) and Strong Museum. There are a variety of shows available. In the past, my husband and I saw one about the Great Barrier...More

Thank Mary N
Reviewed 1 February 2017

A trip to the Stasenburgh planetarium is always enjoyable no matter what age of your guests. My girls love it here and it's always a new experience so do their grandparents.

Thank TiffanyTibb
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Not the biggest museum in town, but well appointed and fun for kids 3-12. The gift shop has some cool and unique items. The IMAX theater is the best feature for folks of all ages.

Thank MarieIC
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The facility is top of the line Planetarium, pick the right show, some are geared to children some to adults. We learned alot about Jupiter during our visit. Next door to the Science museum so you can combine the trip.

Thank ArtandGinnyNY
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Honestly this is the best part of the RMSC. Be sure to check out times and suggested ages for their shows since I doubt a two year old would enjoy a Pink Floyd show (not judging though). Kick your feet up and enjoy the show...More

Thank happyrock80
Reviewed 5 August 2016

First of all, the facilities, equipment, price, comfort, etc. are top notch. Our party was grandpa, father and 3 sons, 3 to 11. The billed show was "Other Worlds Like Ours" about our efforts to find other habitable planets. Since we only found one, there...More

2  Thank Jonahjohn
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2 April 2016|
Response from 4kidstolove | Reviewed this property |
Yes! On the Rochester Museum and Science Center website.