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Next RMSC After Dark transforms Museum into mad science lab for adults Saturday, Oct. 20

    ROCHESTER, NY— A touch of madness changes everything! Community members 21 and older are invited to explore a mad science lab and discover the dark side of metamorphosis at the Rochester Museum & Science Center’s (RMSC) next RMSC After Dark: MADamorphosis on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, from 7–11 p.m.

    Costumes are highly encouraged! Get creative for the costume contest….and start warming your vocal cords for the Maniacal Laugh contest.

    Where else will a touch of madness take you? 

    • Create monsters from toys in Sid’s Backyard
    • Build and doodle with scribble bots
    • Discover MAD science experiments and enjoy a Live Science Show
    • Watch Arc + Flame transform glass into masterpieces
    • Experience RMSC’s electrifying six-foot Tesla coils
    • Lend a hand in the dissection lab
    • Explore all four floors of the Museum including the new limited-time exhibition, SoundSense
    • Fuel your mad science with cash bars and food trucks
    • And more!

    The RMSC hosts several 21+ After Dark adult events throughout the year, most to sold-out crowds. The theme of each event changes and activities are designed based on the theme.

    RMSC After Dark event sponsors are Genesee Brewing, beer sponsor and Yelp Rochester, check-in sponsor, with special thanks to Crazy Dog T-Shirts. 

      Guests must be 21 or older to attend RMSC After Dark: MADamorphosis and must show proof of age at the door. Tickets are $18 general admission; $15 for RMSC Members. Tickets are limited, and pre-purchasing is strongly encouraged as past events have sold out. Visit or call 585.697.1942. In addition, 75 VIP tickets are available for $35 per ticket: VIP tickets include one-hour early access (6pm), a t-shirt, and an exclusive experience.

    For additional information and high-resolution images of past events, contact Mare Millow, Marketing Communications Manager, RMSC, 585.697.1944,

    Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC) includes the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center. Offering experiences at the Museum with more than 200 interactive exhibits, Planetarium with a 65-foot dome and Nature Center on 900 acres, the RMSC stimulates community interest in exploration. In addition, the more than 1.2 million RMSC collection items tell the story of Rochester’s past including its rich history of innovation and invention. RMSC receives major funding from Monroe County, where it is one of the top three most visited attractions serving children and families. For more information about RMSC, visit Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.