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Rochester Museum & Science Center

657 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2101
+1 585-271-4320
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Special attraction, not so special.

Took my 10 year old son and was very excited about the Ripley's Believe It or Not exhibit, it was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Many things were broken in main museum but special exhibit was amazing

The museum was full of screaming children and many of the interactive exhibits were broken or... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Trish E
Rochester, New York, United States
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657 East Ave, Rochester, NY 14607-2101
+1 585-271-4320
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my 10 year old son and was very excited about the Ripley's Believe It or Not exhibit, it was very underwhelming! We spent much less time in there than we did other areas of the museum. Too bad they did not have more actual...More

Thank sandrasX4270BR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum was full of screaming children and many of the interactive exhibits were broken or poorly explained, but there were some good ones. Their canal system demo was particularly good. They had large animal, dino, native american, and slavery exhibits. The electricity exhibit, as...More

Thank Trish E
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is the go-to attraction in the Rochester NY area to visit. Our family has been coming here since I was a small boy! What a classy place! A must see when visiting family in good old Rochester.

Thank Tony T
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Good Place to spend a day, they have a fair bit of interactive exhibits but still some traditional (look as these fossils) exhibits. I would spend more time at the Museum of Play than the Science Center. But still worth an annual visit for a...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Been going here for probably 3 years. I always purchase the 1 year family membership. One trip of 2 adults and 4 kids nearly pays for itself in one. We only live 20 minutes away. Couple that with the awesome weather and this place is...More

Thank Anthony C
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I went here on a date. The artifacts exhibits were not altogether exciting, but the interactive areas certainly were. Even as adults we had fun there, letting out our inner children. Some of the things were a little out of date, though, which is not...More

Thank NatashaMarie95
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Brought my daughter her and she loved it!! Great way to spend a ☔️ day and learn something new. We truly enjoyed are visit.

Thank casey2001338
Reviewed 12 September 2017

When our girls were young, regular trips to the RMSC were the rule. Long since grown up along with their children, it’s been a while since we visited the museum. So, driving down East Avenue recently, we decided to swing in to see what we...More

Thank ChipD58
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The kids really had a great time there's so much to do they couldn't do it all in one visit so I purchased a membership

Thank Mia E
Reviewed 18 August 2017

We have many great science museums near home that we visit frequently, so I didn't expect too much when walking into this relatively small museum, It turned out to be a great little museum full of interesting things to see for all ages! We ended...More

Thank Hanna E
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22 July 2016|
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Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
It's open on some holidays like New Year's Day