in Rochester, NY (showing 1 - 6 out of 6)

Did you know that there are approximately 850 million visits to museums every year in America? They contribute $50 billion to the U.S. economy each year. If you think about how marvelous museums are, these numbers make sense. Museums can transport you to old worlds, future worlds, worlds you never thought you could be a part of.

If you’re looking to add some of those unknown worlds to your day, check out our list of museums in the area. They are all within driving distance and offer a variety of topics that will enchant every member of the family.

George Eastman House

900 E Ave
Rochester, NY 14607   Directions

(585) 271-3361


Capture a good time at the George Eastman House in Rochester, the world's oldest museum devoted to photography and motion picture archives. The National Historic Landmark leads the way in the film preservation and conservation of photographs. Current and traveling exhibits, attractions, programs and events keep this museum in the picture.

Memorial Art Gallery

500 University Ave
Rochester, NY 14607   Directions

(585) 276-8900


Immerse yourself in the world of art at the Memorial Art Gallery, housed at the University of Rochester. Stroll along the gallery walls to view a panorama of art, spanning 5,000 years and reflecting 11,000 works from rare antiquities to contemporary masterpieces. Pop into The Gallery Store to bring home art from community artists, handmade jewelry, and other artful items.

Rochester Civic Garden Center

5 Castle Park
Rochester, NY 14620   Directions

(585) 473-5130


Knightly gardens bloom at the Rochester Civic Garden Center. Warner Castle is home to Rochester's Sunken Gardens, a landscape of the city's architectural treasures. Each year 15,000 visitors journey to explore a 20th century castle, stroll along its magnificent and breathtaking expansive garden grounds, and take educational classes in horticulture, floral design, and arts and crafts. Nature is the main attraction at this destination.

Rochester Museum & Science Center

657 E Ave
Rochester, NY 14607   Directions

(585) 271-4320


Take the family to enjoy a hands-on learning experience at the Rochester Museum & Science Center. At this science center, you'll see attractions like spectacular laser light shows set to music at the museum's Strasenburgh Planetarium, and films presented on the planetarium's four-story dome. Check out the center's calendar and participate in family activities, classes, and camps.

Strong National Museum of Play

1 Manhattan Sq
Rochester, NY 14607   Directions

(585) 263-2700


Check out some of the most beloved toys of our time at The Strong National Museum of Play, the only collections based museum in the world devoted to play. Travel across 150,000 square feet of family adventure and attractions to discover a Field of Play, Aquariums, Gardens, and the National Toy Hall of Fame, home to the one and only, Mr. Potato Head.

Susan B Anthony House

17 Madison St
Rochester, NY 14608   Directions

(585) 235-6124


Women vote to visit the Susan B. Anthony House, the home of legendary American women's rights leader. Share in her struggle to gain voting rights for women and equal rights for all as you walk through the National Historic Landmark that was her home from 1866 until her death in 1906. Be proud of the woman who fought for women's rights by visiting this attraction.