Carnegie Science Center shutting down Oct. 8-12
The Carnegie Science Center on Pittsburgh's North Side will close for renovations on Oct. 8, reopening at 5 p.m. Oct. 13 for “21+ Night: Mad Science.”
While the center is closed, improvements will be made to the main lobby and café, a new theater and new exhibits and classrooms in the PPG Science Pavilion.
Running until 10 p.m., “21+ Night: Mad Science” will be a Friday the 13th no-kids night that will include a Halloween costume party.
Pittsburgh Heat Dance Company will offer a Monster Mash dance lesson, featuring moves from Michael Jackson's “Thriller” video, and a building-wide flash mob at the end of the night.
ScareHouse, ranked as one of America's Scariest Halloween Attractions, will offer information on the history of superstitions around the world, a live life-casting demonstration and Creepy Comedy Improv.
Visitors can enjoy a free sample from Wigle Whiskey, along with spooky science demonstrations, ghost stories and tales from survivors of paranormal investigations, costume laser karaoke and adult trick-or-treating.
Cash bars will be located throughout the building and light bites will be sold.
Admission to “Mad Science” is $12 in advance or $17 at the door. Visitors will need valid photo identification to receive event wristbands.
Details: 412-237-3400 or carnegiesciencecenter.org