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RMSC After Dark

RMSC After Dark

RMSC After Dark is a series of after-hours social events for adults 21 and over featuring full museum access, cash bars and exciting science demonstrations.



Saturday, Oct. 20 | 7–11pm 
(VIP Entrance at 6pm)


Must be 21+ to attend. Valid ID required for entry.

A touch of madness changes everything. Discover the dark side metamorphosis as the RMSC transforms from museum to mad science laboratory. Create monsters from toys in Sid's backyard, discover MAD science experiments, experience our electrifying six-foot Tesla coils, lend a hand in the dissection lab, and so much more. Costumes are highly encouraged! Get creative for our costume contest and start warming your vocal cords for our Maniacal Laugh contest.

Where else will a touch of madness take you? 

  • Build and doodle with scribble bots
  • Enjoy a Live Science Show
  • Watch Arc + Flame transform glass into masterpieces
  • Explore all four floors of the RMSC museum including new limited-time exhibition SoundSense
  • Fuel your mad science with cash bars and food trucks
  • And more!



RMSC Members: $15

General Public: $18

VIP*: $35

Pre-purchasing tickets is strongly encouraged. 
*Only 75 VIP tickets are available so order now. Includes one-hour early access, a t-shirt, and an exclusive experience. Purchase your VIP ticket before Sunday, Sept. 30 to guarantee your size.


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Thank you to our sponsors! 

Beer Sponsor:

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Check-In Sponsor:

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Special Thanks: Crazy Dog T-Shirts


Future After Dark Events

Mark your calendars for these upcoming dates and stay tuned for more details!

  • 2019 details coming soon! 


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