Science on the Rocks

Wizarding World

This event is sold out. To ensure an enjoyable experience, no additional tickets will be available at the door.

Did the owl lose your Hogwarts letter? Discovery Place Science is giving you a second chance to leave the Muggles behind and embrace the magic with Science on the Rocks: Wizarding World, an adults-only night at the Museum.

  • Try on the Sorting Hat and help your house earn points for the House Cup
  • Challenge your housemates to a game of Quidditch Pitch Pong
  • Get to know some fantastic beasts who live at the Museum
  • Make your own wand (or does the wand make the wizard?)
  • Take a lesson in Divination, Potions, Herbology and Defense Against the Dark Arts
  • Sample a Butterbeer Slushie, Chinese Fireball popcorn or Bertie Bott's Every Flavor Beans (while supplies last)
  • Learn how to perfect your quill calligraphy technique with SkillPop so McGonagall can’t dock any points on your next essay
  • Make personalized Harry Potter-inspired jewelry with the help of Charlotte Mobile Makery ($10 additional fee for this activity)
  • Test your Harry Potter knowledge with TriWizard Trivia from 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. and 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.
  • Enjoy a special interactive magic show featuring magician and illusionist, Haydini, at 7:30 p.m.
  • Dress up as your favorite Harry Potter-themed character and you could win our Wizards Duel Costume Contest at 8:00 p.m.
  • And much more!

Plus, get a rare look at some innovative Muggle Artifacts in Da Vinci's Machines. Our new limited-engagement exhibition features over 75 inventions reconstructed from his illustrations and writings.

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.

  • Adults Only 21+
  • January 19
  • 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • $10 in advance, $12 at the door