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Adult Programs

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Museum AfterHours

Geek out at the Museum, and leave the kids at home! These special 21+ only events provide a great opportunity to grab a beer, explore the Museum, and hang out with your friends all while absorbing awesome science from local universities and vendors. Topics like Science of Beer, Science of Wine, and Science of Eats pop up through the year and give you plenty of chances to enjoy the Museum in a whole new way.

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AfterHours Series Sponsors:

Our sponsors are Mellow Mushroom Pizza, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, and


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Tinkering & Drinkering

Bring a friend, grab a beer, and start making stuff at the Museum of Life and Science’s tinkering happy hour! Join us at Motorco for a night of making, meeting, and drinking. Whether you’re an amateur engineer or a master maker, we’ll have tools and technology for you to tinker with, from circuit bending to fiber arts. Specific activities change at each event.

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Members receive UNLIMITED admission all year long!