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“Kids like it”

Rochester Museum & Science Center
Ranked #9 of 143 things to do in Rochester
Certificate of Excellence
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Rochester, NY
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58 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Kids like it”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

I find it a bit sparse, with not a lot to do, but younger kids (under 10) seem to like it and it's not overwhelming for them. Usually pretty low key and not too crowded during the week

Visited April 2012
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“Great!”
Reviewed October 1, 2012

This was such a great museum. Tons of hands on learning! When we went there were not many people, which made this even more fun. We went right at 9am on a Saturday.

Visited September 2012
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Graham, NC
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“My favorite museum is now a favorite of my daughter's”
Reviewed September 8, 2012 via mobile

This museum is wonderful! There is so much packed inside to stimulate any young learner. My daughter loved the Underground Railroad exhibit and learning about Rochester's role in the freedom of slaves. RMSC is a fun place to spend a day.

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200 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“Still like I remember!”
Reviewed August 23, 2012

We visited while they had the mammals attraction this past year. What a site to see. This place is amazing and full of "wows" every time you visit. Just like I remember it as a child. Lots of displays still on display. Always clean and friendly place. Great for all ages. This place is always worth a visit!!! Look for coupons too it helps on the already low ticket prices!

Visited February 2012
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Marion, Massachusetts
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29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Good mix of glitz and tradition”
Reviewed August 12, 2012

We visited with two girls, ages 11 and 12. These kids are science museum pros (they have memberships in Boston Museum of Science - which made this museum free for us, with reciprocity) and are visiting 7 science museums in our week-long vacation. This was Number 3. There was a good mix of interactive, quite imaginative, teaching activities, with the option in most cases of extensive reading cards and in-depth explanations, if the kids were really interested. There is a lot to do and a lot to see and nobody got bored with anything. Of course, since we were visiting in August we (our girls) had to contend with several hordes of knee-biters in matching tee-shirts (little kids on day-camp field trips) who weren't really into details, like what and how a demonstration was supposed to work. Other than that, a great time was had by all.

Visited August 2012
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