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Haunted Museum!

Become a Naturalist Member or above for an invitation to an enchanting and mysterious Halloween celebration.  Learn more >

Spider Handling

Spider Pavilion is opens fall 2012. Learn more about tarantulas on our YouTube channel.
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Halloween Activities

Spider Pavilion

September 21 - November 2, 2014

Learn the truth about spiders. Spend some quality time with these marvelous creatures. See an impressive display of webs and find out how much you know about spiders that isn't true! Spider Pavilion

Separate admission fee applies for Spider Pavilion.  Free for Members. 

Scavenger Hunt

October 2013

Pick up your free scavenger hunt and discover all things creepy crawly and ghoulishly great! Clues can only be deciphered with the our own walls!

Available at the NHM ticket counters.

Reptile and Amphibian Day (RAAD)

October 20, 2013

NHM's 5th annual RAAD features reptile and amphibian specialists, behind-the-scenes tours and animals from around the world and our own backyard.

For more information or to get your free tickets, click here.
Free with paid admission or for members.

Trick or Treating at NHM

October 27, 2013

Put on your favorite costume and come roam the halls of NHM (if you dare!) in search of Halloween goodies and prizes.

Note: The Museum will be closing at 3pm on October 27 for the Haunted Museum: Camp Hallow event. See below for details.

Pumpkin Patch at NHM (presented by Radio Disney)

October 27, 2013
NHM Home Garden

Join us for an afternoon of fun at NHM. Come pick out and decorate your own pumpkin, and join our friends from Radio Disney for fun games, contests, prizes, your favorite RD music hits and more!

Free with Museum admission or for members.

Haunted Museum: Camp Hallow

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Our Haunted Museum "Camp Hallow" is only open to members at the Naturalist Level or higher. Join today at our Membership pages. 

Get Tickets and Plan Your Visit

GO GREEN TO NHM!  NHM is now easily accessible via the Metro Expo Line, off the Expo Park/USC and Expo/Vermont stops.