Rochester Attractions -

Museums and Galleries

  George Eastman House: International Museum of Photography and Film, 900 East Ave, 271-3361 (Fax: 271-3970) - Tu-Sa 10AM-5PM. Offers guided tours of the mansion and photographic exhibits. $8 admission.
  Memorial Art Gallery
  Rochester Museum and Science Center - Exhibits for children and adults.
  Strasenburgh Planetarium
  Mount Hope Cemetery, Mt. Hope Ave. Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony and other historical figures are buried in this beautiful old cemetery. Also a great place for running.
  Susan B. Anthony House, 17 Madison St
  Seneca Park Zoo, 2222 St. Paul St - The entire zoo can easily be enjoyed in an afternoon.

Sports

  Rochester Rhinos Soccer
  Rochester Redwings Baseball
  Rochester Americans Hockey -

Cinema and Shows

  The Little Theatre. 240 East Ave, 232-3906 - Run by a not-for-profit corporation, the legendary Little shows a wide variety of independent films. There is also a cafe with live music. Tickets cost $7 most nights, except for the weekend matinees where costs drop to $5. Discounts are available for seniors and students.
  Dryden Theatre. At the George Eastman House, 900 East Ave, 271-3361 - The Eastman House, a major not-for-profit film and photographic museum, houses the Dryden Theatre. The Dryden shows a wide variety of Hollywood classics, international and independent films. Tickets cost $6 for the general public, $5 for students, and $4 for museum members except during special events such as visiting filmmakers. Nearly all films begin at 8PM and are preceded by a brief film talk.
  Geva Theatre, 75 Woodbury Blvd, 232-1366 - A very nice theatre, offering a choice from two different plays at any given time. Discounts are available for students and seniors.
  Comix Cafe, 3450 Winton Place Plaza, 424-5233 - Billed as the only comedy club in Rochester, the cafe provides both comics in the showroom and booze in the bar up front. Be warned, however, that attending a show requires both a ticket and a minimum amount of food purchased per person (or face a surcharge). While the food is reasonable in taste, the prices are pretty steep and can result in a high hidden cost.
  Water Street Music Hall, 204 N Water Street, 546-3887 - A wide variety of live music several nights out of the week. There is also a reasonably priced bar inside.
  BugJar, 219 Monroe Ave, 585 454-2966 - The walls display various works of art created by local artists, and the stage area/dance floor has an entire roomful of furniture arranged on the ceiling. Drink specials and live entertainment are featured here nightly, presenting popular local and national musical artists.
  Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, 20 Windsor St, 325-4370 - A tiny theatre with seating just a few feet from the stage. It's best to call before hand to buy tickets and get directions.

Districts

  High Falls. Featuring a waterfall in the center of downtown, this is a nice area to walk around.
  Park Ave. There are a lot of great trendy shops in this district, and it's serviced by the RTS service. However, it's definitely not an entire day activity, and things close relatively early.

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