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Get Your Tickets

The Next Adult Swim at Hands On

Love & Magnets: The Science of Attraction

Later party time! 7-10 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 12
Tickets: $20, Day-Of Price is $25
Adults 21+ only

Get your tickets by clicking here.

One signature cocktail is included with your ticket purchase - sip the Cranberry Crush and play your way through the museum.

Activities on tap
(Check back often! We're continuously updating this section.)
  • Live jams by local funk rock band DBST
  • Make bug-inspired Valentines with entomologists from Evergreen State College
  • Pose in our photo booth with some of the world's most notable romantics
  • Learn the perceived effects and real science behind aphrodisiacs
  • Test your health knowledge and win prizes in a fun game of Jeopardy! with the Department of Health
  • See liquid magnets in action
  • Meet the team behind Siren, Seattle's newest dating app
  • Get stuck to a velcro wall
  • Learn about mating rituals of different animals
  • Dissect flowers to get views of the plant usually reserved for the birds and the bees
  • Learn why love stinks and how pheromones give us clues to genetic compatibility
  • Make a personal magnet with Shipwreck Beads
  • Watch magnetic and electromagnetic demonstrations with activities from OlyMega
Food available for purchase from:

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* Mochiko Chicken Bowl

* Boka Tacos (chicken or tofu) 

* Musubi (spam or tofu)

* Lumpia

* Mac Salad

* Dessert Lumpia (Fuji Apple)

Live Jams by:
DBST adult swim music
Get stuck to a 50-foot velcro wall:
Velcro Wall Adult Swim
Adult Swim Love and Magnets

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!"