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Rochester Museum & Science Center

657 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2101
+1 585-271-4320
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I couldn't drag the girls away.

I brought my daughter and friend tonsee the Ripleys Believe or Not and other attractions. They had... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kieran H
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Decent musuem with interactive features

We went with teen students for a summer school program. There were many interactive activities. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BW1122214
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Rochester, New York
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657 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2101
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"underground railroad"
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"tesla coil"
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"light show"
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"summer camp"
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"great hands"
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"traveling exhibits"
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"hands on activities"
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"great exhibits"
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"older kids and adults"
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"local history"
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"year olds"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I brought my daughter and friend tonsee the Ripleys Believe or Not and other attractions. They had a phenomenal time and did not want to leave!

Thank Kieran H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went with teen students for a summer school program. There were many interactive activities. We would come again and revisit the planetarium.

Thank BW1122214
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Took my 10 year old son and was very excited about the Ripley's Believe It or Not exhibit, it was very underwhelming! We spent much less time in there than we did other areas of the museum. Too bad they did not have more actual...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

The museum was full of screaming children and many of the interactive exhibits were broken or poorly explained, but there were some good ones. Their canal system demo was particularly good. They had large animal, dino, native american, and slavery exhibits. The electricity exhibit, as...More

Thank Trish E
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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 11 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

Thank NatashaMarie95
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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 12 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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It's open on some holidays like New Year's Day
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