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Strasenburgh Planetarium

Closes in 30 min: 09:00 - 17:00
Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Celebrating the Cosmos for 50 Years

The Strasenburgh Planetarium offers not only fantastic star shows, but also has a great educational... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2018
What a great day with the family!

Definitely do on one of those “ there nothing to do” indoor days! So much fun for all ages. I... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2018
Rochester, New York
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

The Strasenburgh Planetarium offers not only fantastic star shows, but also has a great educational program that is perfect for school field trips. There are laser shows and I-Max movies featuring dinosaurs, volcanoes, and more. Additionally, the observatory is open, weather permitting, allowing visitors access...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Definitely do on one of those “ there nothing to do” indoor days! So much fun for all ages. I brought my kids and parents!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Great place to learn about the universe and our own planet earth. The laser shows are excellent and extremely entertaining for children and adults.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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.

Date of experience: December 2017
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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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 But so outdated!!!!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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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.)

Date of experience: May 2018
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!

Date of experience: December 2017
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

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Tim A
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Yes! On the Rochester Museum and Science Center website.