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Join us for a Kids Night Out -  “Mystery at the Lab!”  Kids will work on a forensics team to solve the evening's whodunnit!  Fingerprint analysis, exploring ph levels in mystery powders and analyzing glitter are among some of the detective work to uncover the culprit.  

Pizza, fruit, drinks, and dessert will be served in the Garage while enjoying science movies. Our experienced, knowledgeable team will then will place your child on a team of explorers, rotating through each gallery.

Hands-on activities include:

  • Glitter Grabber
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  • Fingerprint Analysis
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  • Exploring PH Levels in Mystery Powders

Participants may sign up with siblings or friends. Children will be checked in at Guest Services. Children will be checked out to the parent checking in, unless previously noted, at Guest Services. Please note that this is a drop-off only event. If your child experiences separation anxiety or needs individual attention to eat or visit the bathroom, this event is not recommended.