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Mad Scientist Halloween Costume

How to Make a Mad Scientist Halloween Costume

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The mad scientist costume typically involves a lab coat and wild hair.

The mad scientist costume typically involves a lab coat and wild hair. A few props can add more science and more madness.

Anne Helmenstine
It's easy to put together a great mad scientist costume for Halloween or a costume party!

Mad Scientist Costume Basics

  • lab coat - can be made by cutting a plain white t-shirt up the center

  • mad hair - can be colored or just insanely styled

  • mad scientist make - such as evil-looking eyebrows

  • a maniacal laugh

Other Mad Scientist Costume Props

  • cool science pet - such as a stuffed rat (cat toy) or an evil-looking cat

  • anything involving dry ice

  • fake blood

  • potions or glassware

  • safety glasses or goggles

  • disposable gloves

  • any scientific equipment

  • calculator or pocket protector

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