657 East Avenue

Rochester, NY 14607




At the RMSC’s Strasenburgh Planetarium, visitors can immerse themselves in a world of wonder and excitement as they’re guided through the universe from the comfort of the Star Theater. Visitors can travel to the farthest reaches of outer space, peer inside at the tiniest atoms that make up our own bodies, be dazzled by stunning laser light shows, and experience the starry night sky closer than ever before. The Planetarium has been inspiring, exciting, and astonishing visitors since it opened in 1968. Since then, RMSC Planetarium staff continue to make improvements to the visitor experience, including moveable seats in the theater to allow for spatial needs.


The Strasenburgh Planetarium Is Part Of The Rochester Museum & Science Center’s (Rmsc) Offerings. Educational And Entertaining Shows Are Available On A Weekly Basis, As Well As Exhibits Throughout The Planetarium Lobby.

Telescope Viewings Are Available On Select Weekends. Note: Visitors Must Be Able To Climb Stairs To Get To The Planetarium’s Observation Deck For Telescope Viewing.


Visitors can enjoy star shows, educational shows, featured films, and laser light shows, and explore the exhibits throughout the Planetarium’s lobby. Telescope viewing is available on select weekends. Private parties and events may be booked at the venue as well. More info can be found at RMSC.org.