An official Path Through History Site! Founded in 1912 as the City of Rochester`s Municipal Museum, 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, by 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. The Museum and Center contain three floors of hands-on, interactive exhibits in science & technology, natural science, and regional cultural heritage, stimulating broad community interest and understanding of science and technology, and their impact - past, present, future - on our lives. Discovery and wonder await you around every turn!