The Lab

10/12/2017, 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Weekly on Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday

Free with Admission map


Tuesday–Friday, 10:30am–2:30pm
Sunday–Saturday, 10:30am–4:30pm
Visit The Lab exhibit page.

October 2-8 - Forensics
Put on your detective cap and help solve a mystery in The Lab! Dust for fingerprints, examine fiber samples under a microscope and perform a chromatography test on a ransom note. We need YOU to help us find who stole the cookies from the cookie jar!

October 10-15 - Endangered Species
Celebrate Endangered Species Week to learn about our most precious creatures, including the museum’s red wolves, and how you can help the conservation effort!

October 17-22 - Candy Science
There is more to candy than just sugar. Test its acidity, take a closer look at the structure, and find out what happens when your favorite sweet treats are added to sugary drinks!

October 24-29 - Spooky Science
Try out your skills as a mad Scientist in The Lab this week! Stir up a gooey, glow-in-the-dark concoction to take home. Study spooky slides under the microscope and meet some of our resident invertebrates!

Members receive UNLIMITED admission all year long!