Adult Night: Superhero Science

Can humans use echolocation, develop immunity to electricity, or resist being burned by boiling water? Learn what makes real-life superheroes tick and how science is uncovering the secrets behind their superpowers at the next Adult Night: Superhero Science on June 22. Plus, create your own superhero profile, see how your powers stack up against the natural world, and watch a live demo of how to punch like Superman. Do you have what it takes to wear the cape? Find out at Adult Nights: Superhero Science. Mutants welcome! Costumes encouraged.


  • Dance in the 3-story SECU Daily Planet Theater to the musical stylings of DJ Al-Ski Love of SPIN.
  • Create your own Superhero: Explore origins and develop abilities.
  • Craft shields and gadgets with the Scrap Exchange of Durham.
  • Master Your Powers: Conquer mental and physical trials.
  • Hang Like Spiderman on our Velcro Wall.
  • Punch Like Superman: Live martial arts demonstration.
  • Battle of the Professor Xs, live animals, trivia and more!

Tickets: $15, $10 for Friends of the Museum members. Beer, wine, cocktails and food will be available for purchase. You must be 21 years or older to attend. A photo ID is required for entry.

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