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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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Very informative!

Planetariums are hard to find these days. This was one of the reasons we came to Rochester for the... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Welland, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 But so outdated!!!!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
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The Strasenburgh Planetarium is definitely a gem in Rochester. I think families tend to overlook this place in favor of RMSC (proper) and Strong Museum. There are a variety of shows available. In the past, my husband and I saw one about the Great Barrier...More

Thank Mary N
Reviewed 1 February 2017

A trip to the Stasenburgh planetarium is always enjoyable no matter what age of your guests. My girls love it here and it's always a new experience so do their grandparents.

Thank TiffanyTibb
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Not the biggest museum in town, but well appointed and fun for kids 3-12. The gift shop has some cool and unique items. The IMAX theater is the best feature for folks of all ages.

Thank MarieIC
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Yes! On the Rochester Museum and Science Center website.