Calling all ghosts and goblins, come dressed to impress as the Museum celebrates Halloween! Join in for a spooky good time complete with a performance by Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino and a ghoulish glowing dance party
Hands-On Station: Creepy Crawlers
10:00am–4:30pm | All ages
Can you face your fears and touch a hissing cockroach or a superworm? Test your courage and see what happens!
10:30am–1:30pm | All ages
What do your bones look like? Observe real skeletons, and use your imagination to draw an x-ray of your own hand or body!
A Slithering Tale
11:00am, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, & 4:00pm | All ages
Hear a reading of a snakey storybook, then touch a real, live snake from the Museum's living collection. (Doors open 5 minutes before the reading, and close 5 minutes after it begins. Each session runs approximately 20 minutes.)
Little Monsters Jam
11:30am–12:30pm & 2:30–3:30pm | Ages 5 and under
Dance to monster music, and create a spook-tacular trick or treat bag.
11:30am, 12:30pm, 2:30pm, & 3:30pm | All ages
Drop by for a chance to touch a slimy or spiky creature from the salty seas.
Hands-On Skulls Station
1:00–1:30pm & 4:00–4:30pm | All ages
Drop by for a special chance to touch real animal skulls from the Museum's collections, and guess which animals they come from.
Performance: Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino
2:00–2:30pm & 2:45–3:15pm | All ages
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with Brooklyn’s own Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino! Join these passionate musicians in the beauty and splendor of traditional Mexican mariachi music.