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August 27, 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Press Conference

Rochester Museum & Science Center will announce major renovations to Strasenburgh Planetarium


Exciting changes are on the horizon for the Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) Strasenburgh Planetarium. Officials will announce details about major renovations to the Planetarium’s lobby and Star Theater, on the eve of the iconic institution’s 50th anniversary.



Joseph Morelle, Majority Leader, New York State Assembly

Kate Bennett, CEO, Rochester Museum & Science Center

Government Officials and RMSC staff, Board of Trustees, donors  



Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018; 10:30am



RMSC Strasenburgh Planetarium

657 East Avenue

Rochester, N.Y. 14607


Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) includes the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center. Offering experiences at the Museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits, Planetarium with a 65-foot dome and Nature Center on 900 acres, the RMSC stimulates community interest in exploration. In addition, the more than 1.2 million RMSC collection items tell the story of Rochester’s past and present, including its rich history of innovation and invention. RMSC receives major funding from Monroe County, where it is one of the top three most visited attractions serving children and families. For more information about RMSC, visit Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.

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