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Sunday November 1

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9:00 AM  –  12:00 PM

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Spooky Science at SCI
Saturday, October 31 & Sunday, November 1

Celebrate Halloween at the Science Center of Iowa! Dust the cobwebs off your costumes, and bring the whole family down to enjoy spooky, science-y and SAFE Halloween fun. There will be hair-raising experiments, creepy-crawly critters and tons of other spook-ified programming. Plus, catch the spookiest specimen of all… SUE the T. rex!

All activities are included with admission – free for SCI members! Costumes are encouraged, but please note, costume masks do not qualify as a replacement for protective face masks.


Reserve advance tickets by selecting the date and time of your visit using the drop-down menus above.
Advance tickets are required for all visitors, including members, and a limited number of tickets are available for each timeslot.

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SCI Members: Register or Sign In using the links below the header image before selecting tickets to receive your free admission, which will be reflected at checkout.
Please note: Face coverings are required for all visitors ages 2 and up. If you don’t have a face mask, one will be provided. In addition, all visitors will have their temperature checked and answer a few health-related questions before entering the building.
Learn more about our COVID-19 safety precautions and what to expect during your visit at www.sciowa.org/reopening
For assistance with ticketing, please call 515-274-6868 ext. 222. Gift cards can be redeemed in person or over the phone.
Timed tickets can be rescheduled but are not refundable.