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Strasenburgh Planetarium

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Wonderful Evening for our Group Outing

We had a private showing at the planetarium as part four company's annual awards. The staff did a... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Peru, Indiana
Cool laser show

Super old school venue but the laser show was relaxing. I could have sat there and watched and... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
Atlanta, GA
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2 Sep 2018
“Wonderful Evening for our Group Outing”
27 Dec 2017
“Cool laser show”
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657 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2101
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We highly recommend a family outing or a date with your special someone. Check out their website for upcoming programs.

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 2 September 2018

We had a private showing at the planetarium as part four company's annual awards. The staff did a very nice job and the presentation was interesting and informative. The set for our office event was nicely done and the entire evening was a success.

Thank RollMeAway1965
Reviewed 30 August 2018

a wonderful show in reclined seating, technology is dated but will be upgraded this fall to new digital tech. Shows the sky for the current night, points out the planets, stars and constellations you can see and the room temp is what it would be...More

Thank hawkeyed9sza
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Priced well. But so outdated!!!! They even mentioned in the presentation that updated new technology would be introduced in the Fall 2018. Disappointed.

Thank SparBoys
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We watched both a great presentation on the stars and in another show an intense laser show. (Be prepared for a heavy-duty visual stimulation.)

Thank tab1975
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Super old school venue but the laser show was relaxing. I could have sat there and watched and listened for hours!

Thank aweidert
Reviewed 28 August 2017

If you're into this type of thing, it's a good place. It's totally showing it's age at this point but this is a good old fashioned planetarium. Great for our kids who are super-into space. They also do some fun music-type shows. Check out their...More

Thank Tim A
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Planetariums are hard to find these days. This was one of the reasons we came to Rochester for the weekend. We enjoyed the narration, and the experience. Building is a little dated, but felt like we were kids again looking up in the night sky....More

Thank mickio66
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Our son's wedding was held here, and it was a wonderful, unique, and memorable occasion. Staff were incredibly helpful.

Thank Susanna P
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We saw a star show rated for 5-8 yr. old children. It was a good introductory night sky exploration and last about an hour. There were many lined up for a music light show after ours, which we nearly decided to to stay for -...More

Thank Janina M
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2 April 2016|
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Yes! On the Rochester Museum and Science Center website.