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Rochester Museum & Science Center

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Address: 657 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
Phone Number: 585-271-4320
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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full of awesome science projects

This place is an awesome place to discover and try out science. Learning, fun and excitement is guaranteed. Take your time for this visit. You would regret having only a 1 or 2... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Brussels, Belgium
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Brussels, Belgium
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108 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

This place is an awesome place to discover and try out science. Learning, fun and excitement is guaranteed. Take your time for this visit. You would regret having only a 1 or 2 hours.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I really don't enjoy the RMSC- Many areas have been made over to pander to very small children, which means there is a lot of wasted space and money. When there is already a Museum of Play in the city, it seems silly to try and make another. There are remnants of the old actual museum still hanging around, but... More 

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Chino Hills, CA
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Pretty staid museum. Nothing really interesting here except the underwater sub ride. Science exhibits are mostly standalone, basic ideas - most just have a basic concept such as braking effect, leverage, and gear operation. It needs a bit of modern relevance in its displays. Also exhibits are generally laid out in boring rows in an open area. I think I'm... More 

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Toronto, ON
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Lots of interesting things to explore, free 3 D ride, a nice cafeteria with freshly made sandwiches. The only down falls are that for some reason we couldn't find the entrance after we got into the parking lot , also the top floor was closed on weekdays. I think the admission fee should be lowered on days that some of... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great experience for the kids and grown ups. Price is right and the learning experience is great. Seating is extremely comfortable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is one of our favorite local rainy day destinations with our 11 year-old grandson. We got the membership because it pays for itself in just a couple o f visits.

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Plattsburgh, New York
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69 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Hands-on science! Tons of fun for families with kids in the 5-12 range. My son attended summer camp there too for a number of years.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We visited here on holiday with our 3 year old. He absolutely loved it. The sand and water table was a massive hit as was the dinosaur zone with its dig site and bones! A real gem of a place and not expensive for what it is!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This museum has many hands on exhibits for kids, such as simulating digging g for dinosaur bones. Also, there are hourly demonstrations of science experiments. Surprisingly, on the top floor, there is am excellent exhibit about slavery and the Underground Railroad. Lots of interactive stuff for kids and adults to imagine what it must have been like to be a... More 

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Spencerport, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

this is great for children, families and couples. Lots of hands on learning.Very interesting and fun place to visit.

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Additional Information about Rochester Museum & Science Center

Address: 657 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
Phone Number: 585-271-4320
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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