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Rochester Museum & Science Center

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

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Brockport, New York
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The right place for family with children, because there is have lots of interesting paleontological... read more

Reviewed January 15, 2019
Lansing, New York
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Reviewed yesterday 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
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Reviewed January 15, 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
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Reviewed December 26, 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
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Reviewed December 2, 2018

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

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 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
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Reviewed October 24, 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
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Reviewed October 17, 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 October 2, 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 September 30, 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
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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July 24, 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
July 21, 2016|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
It's open on some holidays like New Year's Day