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It’s time to go a little bit “batty” and scare up some fun at  SciWorks on October 25! Bring your  kids and enjoy an afternoon of learning, trick-or-treating and laser shows on Saturday, October 25!


Change Those BAT Attitudes!
Time: 1 pm

Bat decorations abound at Halloween, but what else do you know about these fascinating and misunderstood creatures? Check out the “Change Those BAT Attitudes” Multimedia Presentation. Watch some cool videos, listen to bat echolocation recordings and learn about amazing new discoveries from Dr. William Conner, a leading bat researcher. Included with museum admission.

Trick-or-Treat in the Museum
Time: 2-4 pm

Bring the kids to collect goodies from costumed friends throughout SciWorks. Visit the Mad Scientist’s Lab for some spooky science, too! Costumes are encouraged, and don’t forget to bring a bag. Trick-or-treating is included with museum admission.

Halloween Laser Shows
Times: 5 pm, 6:30 pm and 8 pm

Stay (or come back later) and enjoy a laser show on October 25. Laser shows are $6 per person, or you can enjoy two for $10. If you are already at the museum for the other Halloween events, you can take part in the special Halloween Package by adding one “Halloween Rock” family-friendly laser show to the SciWorks admission price for just $3 per person.

  • 5 pm — Rock out to the Ghostbusters, Monster Mash and more after gathering your treats. “Halloween Rock” is a family-friendly laser show that will get you in the spooky spirit!
  • 6:30 pm —Second showing of “Halloween Rock.” (Perfect for families who want to go grab dinner and come back!)
  • 8 pmMetallica Rock Laser Show (Not included in the SciWorks Halloween Package.)

We hope to see you on October 25 for a “spooktacularly roaring” good time!