(West Palm Beach, Fl) — Satisfy your sweet tooth at the South Florida Science Museum during the annual Science of Chocolate event on February 12 and 13. The decadent event will feature all things chocolate and is sponsored and presented by Hoffman’s Chocolates. Guests can continue the sugar rush during the Museum’s Candy “Nights at the Museum” on February 25.
The Science of Chocolate weekend will feature labs on the chemistry behind dark, milk and white chocolate; lectures on the history of chocolate; demonstrations; chocolate samples; a chocolate fountain; raffle prizes and many more surprises! Guests will also enjoy exploring the Museum while discovering fascinating chocolate facts throughout the exhibit galleries. The event is free with paid Museum admission.
“Bring your sweetheart to the Museum for our annual chocolate event,” said Lew Crampton, chief executive officer of the South Florida Science Museum. “Guests will have fun learning fascinating facts about chocolate, all while enjoying the fabulous Hoffman’s Chocolates!”
The South Florida Science Museum delivers entertaining and educational journeys through the many worlds of science and technology for curious minds of all ages. Located just off I-95 and Southern Blvd. in West Palm Beach, the Museum features more than 50 hands-on exhibits, a digital planetarium, freshwater and saltwater aquariums, as well as natural history exhibitions. New happenings at Museum include It’s a Nano World exhibit, Bugz! exhibit, an Amateur Radio Center open on weekends and holidays as well as aquarium feedings and shark petting on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 1:30 p.m. Each year the museum welcomes more than 125,000 visitors and reaches more than 45,000 students through workshops at the museum and outreach programs to local schools. Established in 1961, the museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to exciting curiosity and furthering the understanding and appreciation of science and technology.
Admission to the Museum for Candy “Night at the Museum” on Friday, February 26 is: Adults $10.00, Children $6.00 for non-members. Museum members and children three and under are free. Admission on Saturday, February 12 and Sunday February 13 is: Adults $11.95; Seniors 62+ $10.45; and children ages three-12 $8.95, children under three years and Museum members are free. Admission includes the It’s a Nano World exhibit.
The South Florida Science Museum is located at 4801 Dreher Trail North in West Palm Beach. For more information about the South Florida Science Museum, please call 561-832-1988 or visit www.sfsm.org.