Fabulous museums and exhibits include a vast collection of toys and dolls forms the core of the Strong National Museum of Play and The George Eastman Museum, on the early-1900s estate of the Kodak founder, with photography exhibits, film archives and gardens. Don’t miss the Rochester Museum & Science Center has hands-on displays and a planetarium
Rochester is a city on Lake Ontario, in New York State. Old industrial buildings cluster near the Genesee River’s High Falls. Rochester is an important industrial and research center and Great Lakes shipping port. Commercial and industrial activity has a strong science and technology presence, led by the Eastman Kodak Company but also including Xerox, Bausch & Lomb and even GM’s hydrogen power research labs. The scientific and industrial legacy has strengthened a set of excellent arts, cultural and educational assets including the Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester. Scientists, aspiring scientists and science buffs alike feel quite at home in the area.