The National Museum of Play at The Strong is a children’s museum that has family attractions throughout the year and emphasises the importance of play in childhood. Its whimsical architecture, use of strong primary colours and many interactive exhibits make it a great venue for kids and adults alike on your trip to Rochester.
George Eastman House showcases the man behind Kodak. This 50-room mansion was his home, and is now a museum devoted to film and photography. White Hope Cemetery contains not only some spectacular monuments but also priceless examples of rare plant species. This first Victorian municipal cemetery in the country, it also has some lovely walkways for jogging or strolling.
The Rochester Museum and Science Centre is packed with fun interactive exhibits on every aspect of science and technology, and kids will love it as much as adults. It’s widely regarded as the best museum of its kind in the whole of the Northeast region.On no account miss seeing the Strasenburgh Planetarium while you’re in Rochester. On a clear night the star displays are truly spectacular and the observatory’s powerful telescope is available for the public to use under supervision.