Tour of the Solar System

Tour of the Solar System

Science On a Sphere experience

Explore beautiful cutting-edge images of our solar system as you travel through space and learn the properties of each planet. Discover the special tools and technology scientists use to make observations about faraway objects in space. 

In-person capacity may be limited in compliance with public health guidelines in effect on the day of your visit.


Subjects: Earth Science, Space Science
Program Type: Science on a Sphere
NYS Standards:

  • P-ESS1-1. Observe and describe the apparent motions of the Sun, moon, and stars to recognize predictable patterns.
  • P-PS3-1. Plan and conduct an investigation to determine the effect of sunlight on Earth’s surface.
  • 1-ESS1-1. Use observations of the Sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted.

Where is it?

Museum & Science Center

When is it?

Days Available: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Start Date: 09/20/2021
End Date: 06/24/2022
Program Length: 50 min.
Earliest Start Time: 10am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: Pre K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade
Minimum Attendence: 8
Maximum Attendence: 30

How Much Does It Cost?

  • Museum Group Admission: $8 per person; PLUS: $5 additional per person program charge; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member Adults free
  • In-Person Lunch Fee: $25 per classroom needed, students required to bring bag lunch

Minimum Student Charge: 15 students

How To Book?

Call: 585.697.1942
Reservation Lead Time: At least 3 weeks

Need More Information?

Name: Guest Services
Phone: 585.697.1942

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