Spooky Science ~ Oct 26, 2019


Contact: Marie Cheek, Community Relations Coordinator for Culture & Heritage Museums of York County, SC 803.818.6767 mcheek@chmuseums.org


Parasites and skeletons and zombie stars – oh my!

Museum of York County highlights “Spooky Science—The Unseen” on Oct. 26

ROCK HILL, S.C. — It’s creepy-crawly time at Museum of York County’s “Spooky Science—The Unseen.” Get a glimpse of what’s hidden inside living creatures and investigate preserved specimens during the museum’s family friendly event. Explore darkened exhibits by flashlight for spooky encounters, creepy stations, and eerie science-themed activities.

“Walk in the Woods Environmental Education Company” uncover the unexpected on site with live animals and animal X-rays.

The featured planetarium show, “Spooky Space,” highlights the monsters of the universe: black holes, zombie stars and ghostly nebulae.

Not-so-scary costumes encouraged. Concessions available for purchase.

“Spooky Science—The Unseen” on Oct. 26, 2019 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Free with museum admission. General admission: $8. Adults, $7. Seniors, $5. Youth, FREE to CHM members & ages 3 & younger

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


About 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 is one of only three full-dome digital planetariums 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.