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Late Night at the Bruce: Halloweekend

Saturday, October 28, 2023, 5:30 pm-9:30 pm

Come in costume and start your Halloween celebrations in style! Adults ages 18+ can enjoy special after-hours access to the museum's exhibits, engage in entertaining activities, and indulge in refreshments at our Café. This event takes place from 5:30pm-9:30pm. Members get advanced access for ticket purchase.




Monsters and Mermaids Exhibition Tour

Explore the museum’s newest science exhibition with a guided educator and learn about some of the creatures and hoaxes found in Monsters and Mermaids: Unraveling Natural History’s Greatest Hoaxes.

Ghostly Exhibition Tours

Step into the shadows and explore the macabre side of collection as our expert guides lead you through our haunted exhibitions. Discover the chilling tales, eerie artifacts, and ghostly legends that lurk within the museum's hallowed halls. Be prepared for spectral surprises around every corner!

Tarot Readings and Fortune Telling

Seek answers to the mysteries of your own destiny with our gifted tarot readers. Are your future fortunes foretold in the cards? Find out as they unveil the secrets of the unseen and offer insights into your personal journey.

Pumpkin Lab:

In this lab our visitors have the opportunity to learn everything there is to know about the pumpkin. Participants will be given scientific instruments to examine the insides of a pumpkin while learning all about the lifecycle and components of this scary squash!

Yeti – Or – Not:

You may have seen Big Foot’s feet in Monsters and Mermaids: Unraveling Natural History’s Greatest Hoaxes but do you think you could identify an actual Big Foot footprint? In this lab, Yeti- Or– Not, guests will use science to discover if the casts of animal tracks belong to animals or an actual Big Foot.

Beardsley Zoo – Meet the Animals:

It's not just the spirits that come alive at night! Join our friends from the Beardsley Zoo for a live animal presentation inspired by the exhibition Monsters and Mermaids: Unraveling Natural History’s Greatest Hoaxes.

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