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Mystery at the Museum, My Cold Hearted Valentine

Friday, February 13th, 2015 7:00pm-10:00pm.
Kick off your Valentine’s Day weekend with a night of mystery and mingling. Explore the museum, drink in hand. Interview suspects, and in true Science Central fashion, get hands-on while examining the evidence. Can you unravel the tale of My Cold Hearted Valentine? 

  • Tickets available online: $20 for an individual and $35 for a couple
  • Tickets sold at the door: $25 for an individual and $40 for a couple.
  • Complimentary beverage ticket provided with online preregistration by 10:00 am February 12th.
  • Cash bar provided by Calhoun Street Soups, Salads, and Spirits.
  • Food available for purchase from Fort Wayne Food Trucks.
  • Must be 21 and older to attend.



Winter Break Hours

Sat 12/20 10a-5p
Sun 12/21 12-5p
Mon 12/22 10a-5p
Tue 12/23 10a-5p
Wed 12/24 CLOSED
Thu 12/25 CLOSED
Fri 12/26 10a-5p
Sat 12/27 10a-5p
Sun 12/28 12-5p
Mon 12/29 10a-5p
Tue 12/30 10a-5p
Wed 12/31 10a-5p
Thu 1/1 CLOSED
Fri 1/2 10a-5p
Sat 1/3 10a-5p
Sun 1/4 12-5p
Mon 1/5 CLOSED


School Year Hours

Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday Closed    
Tuesday Closed    
Wed. 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Dates Science Central is closed:

Memorial Day Easter Christmas Eve (Dec. 24)
July 4th Thanksgiving Christmas Day (Dec. 25)
Labor Day New Year's Day (Jan. 1)

Fall Shutdown (Typically, the first two weeks of September when area schools return to class.)

  • This is a time for annual cleaning and maintenance.
  • We do remain open on the weekends during fall shutdown!