Spooky Science ~ Oct. 27, 2018


Contact: Marie Cheek, Community Relations for Culture & Heritage Museums

www.chmuseums.org 803.818.6767 mcheek@chmuseums.org


What are you afraid of?

Examine your phobias at “Spooky Science: Face Your Fears”

ROCK HILL, S.C. – The Museum of York County focuses on natural history and some things are just naturally creepy. Earn your own Bravery Badge by facing your fears at the museum’s event - “Spooky Science: Face Your Fears.”

Check out preserved specimens such as bats, mice and bones in the Naturalist Center. Wander through the darkened Piedmont Galleries by flashlight. Play a game of phobia trivia. The planetarium features a show that will make your skin crawl.

Discover the world of nocturnal birds of prey with the Carolina Raptor Center in the auditorium at noon and 1 p.m. Limited seating; a free-with-admission ticketed event.

Multi-sensory experiences are available with A Walk in the Woods, LLC and their live creepy critters from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Not-so-scary costumes are encouraged.

Food will be available for purchase.

“Spooky Science: Face Your Fears” on Oct. 27 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Admission: $8 Adults • $7 Seniors • $5 Youth (4- 17). The event is free with general admission. Free for CHM Members and children 3 and younger.

Museum of York County is located at 4621 Mount Gallant Rd, Rock Hill, S.C. 29732

For more information call 803.329.2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/myco/

IMAGES: For high-resolution images contact Marie Cheek

About the Museum of York County: Museum of York County highlights the natural history of the Carolina Piedmont and its connections to the rest of the world. The Naturalist Center, with over 2,000 natural history specimens, provides hands-on opportunities for self-guided discovery and educational programs. The Settlemyre Planetarium features the only full-dome digital planetarium in the Charlotte Metro area. The Museum Store has a selection of local handmade pottery, S.C. produced food products, and nature-themed gifts for children. Outside, the museum has a picnic facility, a three-quarter mile nature trail and a Monarch Waystation.