Science on the Rocks

A Night on Mount Olympus

Come party with the gods at our July adults-only night at the Museum that is fit for an Olympian. Let the Siren call you to Discovery Place Science for a night of fun that you really Odyssey. 

  • Try your hand at trident throwing
  • Channel your inner King Zeus by making lightning bolts and wearable beards
  • Gaze at constellations in the StarLab planetarium
  • Test your Greek mythology trivia
  • See if you have what it takes to conquer the Minotaur in our mechanical bull riding challenge
  • And more!

Plus, stop by Tyrannosaurs - Meet the Family to explore the newly-revised tyrannosaur family tree. This innovative, multimedia experience features more than 10 life-sized dinosaur specimens on display, and can be added to your Science on the Rocks admission for $3.

For an additional $5, travel back in time and uncover the truth about the enigmatic pterosaurs with Flying Monsters in IMAX®. Join world-renowned naturalist and documentary filmmaker David Attenborough as he sets out to understand the incredible story of their evolution. Showtime at 7:00 p.m.

Must be 21 or older. All sales final. Activities subject to change. Photo ID required for Museum entry. All IDs will be checked at the door. Check-in will be at Tryon St. Admissions.  Cash/credit bars featuring beer, wine and liquor throughout Levels 1 and 2.  Parking fee for Discovery Place Science Parking Deck is not included.  Curio City Kitchen will be open, serving beer, wine and a special menu.

Buy Tickets
  • Adults Only 21+
  • July 20
  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • $10 in advance, $12 at the door — add Tyrannosaurs for $3 & an IMAX film for $5