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Spooky Science Weekend 2023

Free (with library pass)

Oct 28 - 29

9:00am - 5:00pm

Museum of Science


Previously called Haunted Halls, Spooky Science Weekend is a chance to enjoy everything you love about the Museum of Science with a Halloween twist.

Festivities include

  • DJ-hosted dance party and family-friendly costume contest

  • Halloween-themed versions of the Museum's popular drop-in activities and live presentations (such as a mystery skeleton and brains in the human life exhibit, and creepy crawlies in the insect zoo).

  • Design Challenges

Spooky Science Weekend is free for members. Non-members can purchase exhibit hall tickets ($24-$29 per person) or request free library passes. Children under 3 are always free.

Premium members get 2 hours of free parking. Otherwise parking (in their attached lot) ranges from $15-$40.



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