Halloween at The Durham Museum is Back!
Celebrate Halloween at The Durham Museum! We’ve got plenty of spooky good fun planned for the whole family. Get ready to explore some haunted history behind the walls of historic Union Station this October! Regular museum admission applies for all activities. FREE for museum members.
Great Hall-oween Haunt
Tuesday, October 25, 5–8PM • Advanced Tickets Encouraged
Join The Durham Museum and other community organizations like The Rose Theater, Fontenelle Forest, NE SciFest and Omaha Children’s Museum for some trick-or-treating fun! Come in costume and snag sweets from historical characters and spooktacular displays located throughout the museum. You can try your hand at ghostly games and creepy crafts in the Swanson Gallery. Don’t forget to check out our spooky but not scary Haunted Train and “crawl” your way through the Cobweb Caboose. Stop by our historic Soda Fountain to indulge in some extra sweet Halloween treats. Plus, the crowd favorite dancing zombies are back courtesy of UNO’s The Moving Company. Come in costume, grab some candy and enjoy the frightful fun!
Advanced tickets are encouraged due to the popularity of this event, though walk-up tickets will be available the day of the event. Purchase tickets at DurhamMuseum.org/halloween or by calling the museum at 402-444-5071. Please note, the museum will close at 4PM and reopen at 5PM for the Great HALL-oween Haunt.
Spooky Tales for Tots
Wednesday, October 26, 10:30-11:30AM
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to celebrate the season with a reading of a Halloween story followed by a cute craft. Celebrate Halloween with a spooky tale and craft! Registration is not required.
Saturday and Sunday, October 29-30
All weekend long, children 12 and under get in free and costumes are encouraged! Enjoy goodie bags, the Haunted Train, Cobweb Caboose, our Creepy Curator station and Halloween games on The Platform. Plus, be on the lookout for dancing zombies in the afternoon courtesy of UNO’s The Moving Company. Registration is not required.
Tour the Haunted Train!
Every Day, October 22-30
The Durham’s historic train cars get a spooky twist for Halloween season! Cobwebs, skeletons, spiders and more have taken over our haunted fleet. Don’t worry … it’s not TOO scary!
Halloween at The Durham Museum is generously supported by Pinnacle Bank, The Baer Foundation, Oriental Trading and Mangelsens.