Spooky Science Fun October 21 & 28, 2017

All activities are included in general admission.


Chemical Concoctions Show

Location: Cleveland Creates Zone, Level 1
Time:  1:15 p.m.
Potions, brews and crazy chemical concoctions are the stars of this colorful and entertaining demonstration perfect for wizards and witches of all ages.


Pumpkin Explosion

Location: Harbor, Outdoors-Lower Level
Times: 11:15 a.m. & 2:15 p.m.
What happens when you combine chemical reactions, pressure and pumpkins? Stop by to find out in this explosively fun demonstration.


Electric Madness Big Science Show

Location:  Reinberger Auditorium, Lower Level
Time: 3:15 p.m.
Sparks fly as our mad scientists experiment with electricity and shoot lightning from their fingertips!


Mystery Messages Cart Activity

Location: Promenade, Lower Level
Time:  11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Experience acids and bases like never before by writing a secret message that is only revealed once you make your paper “bleed.”                 


BASF Playful Polymers Cart activity

Location:  NASA Glenn Visitor Center, Level 1
Time:  11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Science gets ooey, gooey, slippery and slimy in this activity while we explore the chemistry behind slime and you make your own spooky creation to take home.


Experiment Express Experience

Location: Demonstration Labs, Level 2
Time:  11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Take the science train through each of the stops as you experience the “science behind the spooky” with a special stop in the glow in the dark room. Be sure to make your own flashlight to help you explore the dark!


Eerie Science behind Lake Erie Workshop

Location: Reinberger Auditorium, Lower Level
Time: noon
Have you ever wondered what happens after you flush the toilet? Science gets messy and a little gross when we explore the truth behind the water of our Great Lake sponsored by NEORSD.


Monster Mash Dance Party

Location: Promenade, Lower Level
Time: Hourly, 11 am, 12pm, 1 pm, 2 pm, 3 pm, 4 pm
Don your dancing shoes and your best costume as the museum gets shaking and grooving to the best seasonal dance songs around.



We want everyone to get their groove on in a fun, safe environment! For safety purposes, please remember the following:

- Masks may only be worn by children ages 12 and younger. 
- Halloween costumes with toy guns and weapons are prohibited.
- Costumes that are overly graphic, promote violence or otherwise might reasonably be assumed to be offensive to others are not acceptable.

October 28 only - enjoy our spooky Take Two! Double Feature at the Cleveland Clinic Dome Theater! See "Hocus Pocus" at 6 p.m. followed by "Army of Darkness at 8 p.m.! Reserve your seats today!