Rochester Museum and Science Center Tesla Coils

Museum Day – 2019 participating museums around Rochester, NY

The Museum Day ticket provides
free admission for two people on
Saturday, September 21, 2019.

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian magazine. Participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket.

Strasenburgh Planetarium
Strasenburgh Planetarium

Rochester Museum & Science Center

Information for 2019 will be available around August 15.

We are Rochester’s hub for lifelong science learning. Come experience the thrill of invention and innovation through hands-on exploration at our Science Museum, hitting the 6 miles of idyllic trail at our Cumming Nature Center, or discovering the wonders of our universe in our recently renovated Strasenburgh Planetarium. Discovery and wonder await you around every turn!

Kodak Camera display
Kodak Camera display

George Eastman Museum

Information for 2019 will be available around August 15.

Founded in 1947, the George Eastman Museum is the world’s oldest photography museum and one of the largest film archives in the United States, located in Rochester, NY on the National Historic Landmark estate of entrepreneur and philanthropist George Eastman, the pioneer of popular photography. Its holdings comprise more than 400,000 photographs, 28,000 motion picture films, the world’s preeminent collection of photographic and cinematographic technology, one of the leading libraries of books related to photography and cinema, and extensive holdings of documents and other objects related to George Eastman.

Genesee Country Village pottery
Potter at work

Genesee Country Village & Museum

GCV&M is the largest living history museum in New York and the third-largest in the country. It is dedicated to preserving the historical, cultural and architectural heritage of the Genesee Valley Region. In the Historic Village, costumed interpreters demonstrate life, skills, crafts and trades that helped shape America. The museum’s John L. Wehle Gallery exhibits a nationally renowned collection of hunting and sporting art of the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as the Susan W. Greene Collection of historic clothing. The Nature Center includes 175 acres of wildlife preserve, a nature center building with instructional space and 5½ miles of interpreted hiking trails.

Sodus Lighthouse
photo by Cady McMaster

Sodus Bay Lighthouse Museum

The Sodus Bay Historical Society operates a local history museum in the Sodus Bay Lighthouse, which was built in 1870. Visitors can climb the lighthouse tower, enjoy beautiful gardens, and shop for unique gifts.

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