Halloween happenings at The Las Vegas Natural History Museum

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WHAT:
The Las Vegas Natural History Museum, located at 900 N. Las Vegas Blvd., will celebrate Halloween with special treats for children and families and a few tricks throughout the Museum.

And, it’s offering FREE ADMISSION for children in costumes beginning Friday, Oct. 28 through Monday, Oct. 31 (with one paid parent admission).

Their “Monster Mash” on Friday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. will feature Halloween games including: Dr. Frankenstein’s animal anomalies, scavenger hunt, spider splat, skeleton drop and pumpkin bowling.  Additional events include Scary Storytime and herpetologist Tony and his reptiles.

Other Halloween-inspired events in October include:

  • Bubbles & Dry Ice Mania – bounce a boo bubble and make a cauldron boil and bubble. Bring a cloth glove. Jr. Scientists will receive a bubble kit.
    Saturday, Oct. 22 at 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m
    Sunday, Oct. 23 at 1:15 p.m

  • Bones – learn about bones by playing Bones Bingo and put together your own scare-worthy “Mr. Bones
    Saturday, Oct. 29 at 11:15 a.m. and 1:15 p.m

    Sunday, Oct. 30 at 1:15 p.m.

WHERE:        
Las Vegas Natural History Museum

900 North Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV  89101

ADMISSION:
The museum is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults; $8 for students, seniors and military and $5 for children ages 3-11.  Children age 2 and under, museum members and Association of Science and Technology Centers Passport Program members are free. For additional information or to support the museum, visit www.lvnhm.org or call 702-384-3466. Children in a costume will be admitted for free with one paid adult admission (Oct. 28-31).

Las Vegas Natural History Museum Background

Now in its 20th year, the Las Vegas Natural History Museum is a private, non-profit institution dedicated to educating children and families in Southern Nevada in the natural sciences – both past and present.  Through interactive exhibits, educational programs and the preservation of its collections, the Museum strives to instill an understanding and appreciation of the world’s wildlife, ecosystems and cultures.

Contact:
Marilyn Gillespie – 702-384-3466
Las Vegas Natural History Museum

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