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“Fun activities and exhibits for all ages” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rochester Museum & Science Center

Rochester Museum & Science Center
Ranked #11 of 140 things to do in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence
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New York City, New York
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589 reviews
303 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
“Fun activities and exhibits for all ages”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2011

their new exhibits always seem to draw in crowds; and once those exhibits lose their fanfare, the plain humdrum exhibits still shine. a nice local/state history type museum.

Visited December 2011
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English first
western New York
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74 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“A great museum for all ages!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2011

Love the interactive activities when the kids are with me, also the "shows" and the traveling / visiting special events. The kids love the climbing wall and weather station (any age). The food vendor is pretty good - and the exhibits of the Mastodon's just keep getting better.

Visited November 2011
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Grand Cayman
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41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great museum for a small city”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2011

You will be impressed with this museum and it is very kid friendly. It is right on East Avenue so great to walk around the surrounding areas as well.

Visited December 2010
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Ottawa
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Not worth the price of admission”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2011

We were so looking forward to visiting this museum, particularly the "Underground Railroad" exhibit and the Planetarium. The Planetarium consisted of a separate hallway that we walked through in five minutes. The museum was interesting, consisting mainly of artifacts from the area..but very limited. We had expected to spend a couple of hours there, but were in and out (including watching an IMAX film) in about 90 minutes.
Disappointing.

Visited July 2011
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Johnson City, New York
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3 reviews
“Very nice and lots to see”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2011

Lots of good exhibits, especially the native american displays.

Visited August 2011
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