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Social Science

Why should kids have all the fun?

Social Science is an adult night at the Science Museum of Minnesota, welcoming those 21 and over to grab a drink, enjoy the museum, and experience innovative programming.

You must present a valid 21+ ID to gain entrance to the museum.


Thursday, October 9, 6-11 p.m.
This Social Science explore the creepier side of science! Find out how rabies is related to the mythologies of vampires and zombies, satisfy your urge for real human brains, explore reanimation through electrical shock and stop-motion animation, learn how to mummify a chicken and taxidermy a squirrel, and watch out for the flesh-eating beetles.

Tickets & Pricing

To reserve your tickets in advance, call (651) 221-9444 ext. 0.

  Science Museum Members MPR Members Zombie Pub Crawl Wristband Holders Non-Members
October Social Science $12 $12 $12 $17

Demonstrations & Activities

  • Science Live Theatre Demonstrations – 7 p.m., 9 p.m., and 10 p.m.
  • Tantalize what brains you have left with Trivia Mafia – 7 p.m., 8 p.m., and 9 p.m.
  • Hold real human brains with the University of Minnesota Department of Neuroscience
  • Reanimation inspired by science – Frankenstein and Mary Shelly with The Bakken
  • Scarier than zombies – learn more about the Ebola epidemic with the University of Minnesota's Center for Infectious Disease and Policy
  • Zombies, Vampires, and Rabies with the Minnesota Department of Health – 8 p.m.
  • Get up close and personal with animals from around the world with a mug that's nothing to snap at with the Minnesota Zoo
  • Learn how the dead have helped inform science and medicine for centuries with the University of Minnesota Anatomy Bequest Program
  • Get zombified with graduates of the premier professional makeup school Faces, ETC. of Minnesota
  • Watch the flesh-eating beetles of the Science Museum's biology lab swarm
  • Bring the undead to life with Stop Motion Reanimation
  • Meet Nefertweeti, and learn how to mummify your own chicken

Social Science Photo Booth: Thursday, August 7, 2014

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