+Things to Do | Rochester
Things to Do Around Rochester
Located where Irondequoit Bay meets the lake, Seabreeze Amusement Park is only 1 of 13 historic trolley parks still operating in the U.S. The main attraction, the wooden roller coaster, the Jack Rabbit, which is the 4th oldest in the world!
AZA accredited zoo dedicated to the conservation of wildlife through community connection and education.
Shelter for homeless or abused animals of all sorts available for adoption to the public with educational programs and services.
The Monroe County Parks Department is comprised of dedicated staff working with community partners in effectively and efficiently providing an array of park services. This ensures that everyone may enjoy recreational and edicational opportunities while treasuring the natural, zoological, horticultural, historical and geological features of Monroe County.
Eastman House is considered to be among the top cinematic collections worldwide; holding film titles produced since 1894. Be sure to explore the mansion that was once home to George Eastman, founder of the Eastman Kodak Company. The house and its exquisite gardens have been restored to offer visitors access to what was once a privileged view.
A cultural hub of the local area's business, science, technology, and natural history, RMSC also maintains The Cumming Nature Center trails as well as the Strasenburgh Planetarium. Major traveling exhibits are also a regular occurance here.
This site shares the story of Susan B. Anthony's lifelong struggle to gain voting rights for women. They keep her vision alive by owning and protecting Anthony's National Historic Landmark home; collecting artifacts and research directly related to her life and work - making these resources available to the public.
Not only home to interactive educational displays for families of all ages, The Strong also houses the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, the National Toy Hall of Fame, the World Video Game Hall of Fame, the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, the Woodbury School, and the American Journal of Play!
The Rochester Red Wings are the minor league affiliated of the Minnesota Twins that plays at Innovative Field.
The Rochester Knighthawks are the city's professional National Lacrosse League team. They also play in Blue Cross Arena.
Rochester is home to the Rochester Broadway Theatre League where traveling Broadway shows perform under the Auditorium Theatre, the Eastman Theatre - home of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO), and Geva Theatre - hosting local productions including the annual 'A Christmas Carol'.
The MAG is part of the University of Rochester and showcases thousands of objects representing over 5,000 years of art history.