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Saturday, October 27, and Sunday, October 28
at the Museum of Natural History

Enjoy spooky fun crafts, Halloween museum quest, museum vault tours (additional admission applies), creature features and a trick-or-treat bag full of Halloween fun! Visitors receive a complimentary treat bag. Free museum and planetarium admission for costumed visitors.

Special Creepy, Crawly Happenings
10:00am-4:00pm: Not-so-Spooky Family Fun
Cost: Free with museum admission of $2 per person
Eerie specimens from the museum’s vaults on display, skeleton puzzle, make your own spider hat and more.

1:00pm and 3:00pm: Museum Vault Tours
$5 per person (includes museum admission; does not include planetarium admission) Children under age 4 are not permitted
Join a tour of the Museum’s underworld – the basement vaults! If you are tantalized by what’s on exhibit, discover the 99% most people never see. See bats, mini-beasts, vultures, spiders, and more… many have never been on public view! Do not miss this rare chance to explore the collections in storage in this behind-the-scenes, underground tour!

2:00pm: Great Space Adventure Planetarium Show
 Free admission for costumed visitors or $3 per person (includes museum admission). Children under age 4 are not permitted in the planetarium. 
If you thought space exploration was just for astronauts, think again! Discover what you can see from right here on ‘Spaceship Earth’ as we whiz through the solar system at breakneck speed! Spectacular video imagery shows some of the most fantastic sights in our solar system, from volcanoes on Mars to the rings of Saturn. Explore our solar system, and discover what you can see with your own two eyes from right here in your backyard.

Questions about this event? Contact the Museum at (401) 680-7221 or email mnhinfo@providenceri.gov.

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October 27, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Museum of Natural History
1000 Elmwood Ave
Providence , RI 02905 United States
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