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At the Museum - Apr 28th
This Friday, in preparation for our Adult Swim Event, the Outdoor Discovery Center will be closed starting at 3:30pm and the 2nd floor will be closing at 4:30pm.  

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Tickets - Selling Fast!

The Next Adult Swim at Hands On

BeerCraft : The Art & Science Behind Craft Brews

Later party time! 7-10 p.m.
Friday, April 29
Tickets: $25, Day-Of Price is $30
Adults 21+ only

Tickets include:
  • 5-ounce tasting glass
  • Six, 4-ounce tastings
  • Abby's cupcakes
  • Dozens of activities
  • Additional tastes available for $1 each                                        

Get your tickets by clicking here.

NEW!! Activities on tap (updated often!):
  • Liquid nitrogen root beer floats
  • Beer Garden - learn about spices, herbs and other beer ingredients you can grow
  • Make a bottle cap wind chime
  • Photo Booth 
  • Use your senses to discover the bitterness of a beer
  • Discover the science behind the beer suds
  • Pretzel Necklaces
  • Silk Screening- create your own t-shirt or tote bag
  • Use beer goggles to learn how blood alcohol content affects your perceptions
  • Explore the science of yeast and how it affects the different beers you drink
  • Experiment with carbonated fruit
Dinner will be available for purchase from Boka Island + Fusion.


DJ Slimrock 

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What everyone is saying about Adult Swim at Hands On

"I used to think the museum was for kids and now I know the museum is for everyone!"

"The best part is the fact that I can crawl around like a kid again."

"The band was particularly noteworthy - they really rocked. I even left them a tip!" (Blue Laces at BeerCraft 2015)

"Amazing space, such great activities and displays! I am blown away!"

"The HOCM art studio is outstanding - space, materials, projects - SO COOL!"

"Your staff is the best part! Friendly, professional, helpful. I interacted with several - great attitude!"