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Rochester Museum & Science Center, Rochester

(4.2/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
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  • Our 10 and 12 year olds loved this combination science center and natural history museum. There were some exhibits that were geared to younger visitors under 7, but my boys loved all of the hands on e...  more »
  • My wife and I really enjoyed our day at the Rochester Museum and Science Center. In my opinion the museum is geared for children, but we certainly learned quite a bit too! We visited on Presidents Day...  more »
  • I took my grandsons this past summer, and wished we had arrived earlier. They were 8 and 3, and there were plenty of activities to keep them both entertained (despite the fact that both are visually i...  more »
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  • Honestly I was decently surprised when I visited. The staff is exceptionally friendly right when you walk in, and the exhibits, while small, were laid out well and informative and interesting. It has a great history of the entire region in contrast to other museums where it jumps from location to location. I think the air conditioning was malfunctioning on the second floor, but that's a minor issue. I'd recommend it's worth at least one visit, and it's not geared only to children.
  • This is a place you have to take your family to. It doesn't cost much and it helps to expand your child's imagination through science. It simply is the best place in Rochester to go to.
  • A great all-around science center right in Rochester. I have been to others, including Toronto, and Rochester really competes. There are so many things to do. Fun and educational for the entire family.
  • What a hidden treasure! So many cool exhibits for kids and adults to enjoy! Would highly recommend a season pass and make several trips!
  • The RMSC staff goes out of their way to make every experience fun for the kids and pain free for the parents. They make the museum and its activities easily enjoyable!