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Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27
at the Museum of Natural History
Enjoy spooky fun crafts, a 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: Included with museum admission of $2 per person; free admission for costumed visitors
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
Cost: $5 per person (includes museum admission; does not include planetarium admission)
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! (Note: Vaults are only accessible by stairs.)
2:00pm: NEW! Max Goes to the Moon Fulldome Planetarium Show
Cost: $3 per person (includes museum admission); free admission for costumed visitors
Ever wonder what it’s like to go to the Moon? This new show, based on the children’s book, “Max Goes to the Moon” by Dr. Jeffrey Bennett, takes viewers on such an adventure. (Note: This fulldome planetarium show DOES NOT include a brief tour of the night sky, using the planetarium’s Zeiss star projector.)
Please note: Children must be age 4 and older to enter the planetarium and the vaults.
Questions about this event? Contact the Museum at (401) 680-7221 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.