Halloween in Miami: Science museum hosts ‘Monster Mash’ on Saturday

The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science is hosting the 5th annual Spooky Science Monster Mash on Saturday in downtown Miami. (Handout)

MIAMI – There will be plenty of witchy demonstrations on Saturday at The Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science in downtown Miami.

The hands-on facility’s exhibits, planetarium, and wildlife centers will be hosting the 5th annual Spooky Science Monster Mash from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The chemical hocus pocus is in the hands of teams from the University of Miami, Florida International University, Nova Southeastern University, Barry University, and the ACS Younger chemists committee.

The Constellation Culinary Group will be serving Frankenstein-inspired cake pops. Thermal Concepts will put math skills to the test and UHealth Jackson will use black lights to show ghoulish germs. The two special exhibits: Skin: Living Armor, Evolving Identity and X-ray Vision: Fish Inside Out.

Museum-goers are not allowed to have costumes with accessories that can be mistaken for a weapon or be offensive. Face masks are required.

Museum admission is free for children younger than two years old, $21.95 for children ages 3 to 11, and $29.95 for minors ages 12 to 17 and for adults. For more information and for tickets, visit this page.


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