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Halloween Fun at The Durham!

The Durham Museum has loads of spooky fun planned to help you safely celebrate the season. All events are FREE for museum members and regular admission applies for non-members. Full information can be found at www.DurhamMuseum.org/halloween.

The Great HALL-oween Haunt
Tuesday, October 26, 5-8PM
Join The Durham Museum and other community organizations for some trick-or-treating fun! Snag sweets from historical characters and spooktacular displays located throughout the museum and try your hand at ghostly games on The Platform. Don’t forget to catch a tour of our spooky Haunted Train and make your way to the Cobweb Caboose. Plus…enjoy festive Soda Fountain treats and creepy crafts. Come in costume, grab some candy and enjoy the frightful fun! Spooktacular displays from our partners include the Omaha Children’s Museum, Fontenelle Forest & TreeRush Adventures, NE SciFest and more!

  • To ensure a safe and fun experience, masks will be required at this event for everyone (face coverings…not Halloween masks).
  • Capacity is limited and advanced tickets are required (no on-site ticket sales). Members will be able to purchase their free tickets in advance of the general public.  Tickets go on sale to members Friday, October 15 at 8AM and to the general public Monday, October 18 at 8AM. Go to DurhamMuseum.org/Hallowen to reserve your tickets.
  • The museum will close at 4PM and reopen at 5PM for the Great HALL-oween Haunt.

Spooky Tales for Tots
Wednesday, October 27, 10:30-11:30AM
Bring your littles ghosts and goblins and celebrate Halloween with a reading of a Halloween story followed by a cute craft. Registration is not required. Included with museum admission.

Halloween Laser Light Show
Thursday, October 28 and Friday, October 29
Sundown – 11PM
Back by popular demand, the Halloween laser light show will light up Union Station’s exterior with spooky pumpkins, bats, witches and more!  There is no cost to enjoy the light show from the parking lot.  Please note, the museum is not open during the light show.

Hallo-weekend
Saturday and Sunday, October 30-31
All weekend long, children 12 and under get in free and costumes are encouraged! Plus, enjoy a pre-packaged bag of Halloween goodies, the Haunted Train and games on The Platform…just be on the lookout for dancing zombies throughout the day!

Halloween activities at The Durham Museum supported by the Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Memorial Foundation, Oriental Trading Company, Mangelsen’s and Hy-Vee.