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Rochester Museum & Science Center

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A great visit

We decided to visit the Science Centre and I'm glad we did. We received complimentary admission... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hamilton, Canada
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Midweek visit

Went with my son after a doctors appointment. Was pretty empty there, which was great. Most of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Brockport, New York
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We decided to visit the Science Centre and I'm glad we did. We received complimentary admission because we are members of the Ontario Science Centre. The exhibits were well done and although it is smaller than the Ontario Science Centre, there was still lots to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mangojunkie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my son after a doctors appointment. Was pretty empty there, which was great. Most of the time it’s quite busy while we are there. He enjoys all the hands on activities. The sound exhibit currently there is very good. Always something new to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SueMu36
Reviewed 16 January 2019

The right place for family with children, because there is have lots of interesting paleontological specimens and attractions. And also, best hand touching experiments such as sounds, electric generator and make a car et.,

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tuugiie
Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

I spent the day at RMSC with an 8 year old friend. We had a blast! Lots of interactive activities. The Tesla Coils presentation was very cool. He was the perfect age and loved every minute.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank marypL1628TR
Reviewed 2 December 2018

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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank RandalAlexander
Reviewed 24 November 2018 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...

Date of experience: November 2018
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

Date of experience: September 2018
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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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.

Date of experience: December 2017
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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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sivanmoyal
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24 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