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Now boarding at Platform 9 3/4 for your opportunity to explore the science of witchcraft and wizardry. Take on the Whomping Willow, play Quidditch Remixed, create your own personal wand, explore the potion lab, flex your knowledge in the Potter trivia challenge, and so much more! Fear not, Muggles are encouraged to attend, too.
Labs, lectures and experiences at this Social Science will include:
Nail The Whomping Willow
Get a team of 4 players together in this relay-style race to put a nail in the Whomping Willow tree. The first team to fully sink the nail wins a prize!
Potter Trivia Challenge
Join your friends and fellow Potter fans for a trivia challenge even super fans will enjoy. The winning team in each challenge gets a prize!
Check out a demonstration of a giant Tesla coil as scientific spells get cast. Demonstrations will occur every 30 minutes.
Don’t miss your opportunity to play The Discovery’s version of the classic Quidditch game in this 3-on-3, winner-takes-all experience.
Wands at the Ready!
Put your magical powers to work when you create a custom wand you can use to cast spells at will.
Selfie Stations Galore
Check off each selfie station on your passport and be entered to win a Potter prize and two tickets to the next Social Science.
Step inside the potion lab and formulate your own custom magical potion to keep in a bottle necklace.
Dive deep into the characters from the book series when you find a one-of-kind-button to make and wear.
Social Science is The Discovery’s wildly popular adults-only, brain building event series featuring science demonstrations, hands-on labs, expert presentations, music, sweet and savory bites, and libations. Each event offers an opportunity to explore a unique theme and the entire museum!
Due to the popularity of this event, we strongly recommend that you purchase tickets in advance as capacity is limited and may sell out.