POSTPONED: AfterHours: Science Distilled

04/23/2020, 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

40 General Public, $35 Museum Members, $20 Designated Driver map


*In response to the state of emergency, the Museum of Life and Science has postponed Science Distilled. The health and safety of our Museum community — our guests, Members, supporters, and team members — is our top priority.

Tickets to this event will be honored on the new date once it is announced. If you'd prefer to be refunded, please contact or call (919) 220-5429 ext. 313 during business hours M-F 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.*

Leave the kids at home, this event is 21+!

Delve into the science that takes grain to glass in this immersive AfterHours experience. Explore the chemistry of cocktails with some of Durham’s best mixologists. Chat with local distilleries and discover all the stages of liquor distillation, find out what makes their vodkas, whiskeys, and rums unique, learn how the North Carolina environment changes the final flavors, and, of course, taste their products! Plus, enjoy adult-only access to the Museum’s exhibits and experiences. 

Admission to this event includes a commemorative glass, three drink tickets for hand-crafted cocktails, plus food and drink samples. All money raised from this event will benefit our conservation and education initiatives that help inspire lifelong learning. So, when it all boils down, buying a ticket is a selfless act!

Vendors include: Mystic Farm & Distillery, Durham Distillery, Bedlam Vodka, Instill Distilling Company, The Brothers Vilgalys Spirits Company, Raleigh Rum Company, Lizard Lick Brewing and Distillery, Old Nick Williams Farm & Distillery, The Durham Hotel, Belltree, Centro

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Members receive UNLIMITED admission all year long!