A Night at the Museum: Halloween

It’s a fang-tastic night of family fun!


 General Admission Museum Annual Pass* 
 Adults: $21
Adults: $18.90
 Child: $15
(3-15 years)
Child: $13.50
(3-15 years)
Child: Free
(under 3)
 Child: Free
(under 3)

Family: $60
(2 Adults and 2 Children)

 Family: $54
(2 Adults and 2 Children)

*Have your Annual Pass ready with your ticket for entry.   

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The spooktacular night of activities

Keep an eye (or two) out for the acrobatic zombies, they love a happy Halloween snack snap!

Explore spooky science in SparkLab. Get involved in disgusting demonstrations at the Science Bar, travel to the Moon on our Science on a Sphere, and design a haunted Halloween puppet that moves with our Maker Space Air Machines.
Level 1
5.30pm to 8.30pm

Challenge a friend to a droid race.
Level 1 – SparkLab Foyer
5.30pm to 8.30pm

Stop in for a spell and discover creatures from the depths of the Museum Collection. Give a haunting hello to our Museum experts as you cast your eyes over:

  • the draw of death with coffin beetles, thorny devil stick insect and death’s-head hawkmoth
  • glow in the dark scorpion, whopping great water spiders, deadly funnel webs and huge hairy tarantulas
  • the predatory sea anemone and cone snails
  • creepy crustaceans and malevolent molluscs, including the beautiful but dangerous blue-ringed octopods
  • MEGAfauna, dino bones and foot prints 

Level 1.5 and 2
5.30pm to 8.30pm

Have a ghoulishly good time with mini golf, face painting, ballon twisting, Big Blue Blocks and horrigami.

Level 2
5.30pm to 8.30pm

How many rubber bands does it take to EXPLODE a watermelon? Find out with Dr Rob Bell.
Level 0
5.45pm, 6.45pm and 7.45pm

Time to show off your monster mash moves with DJ Steph.
Level 2 – Foyer
5.30pm, 6.20pm and 7.20pm

Join Street Science for a spooky Halloween special, full of disgusting delights, bubbling potions and unexpected surprises. It’s sure to gross you out! 
Level 2 - Foyer
6pm, 7pm and 8pm

Meet fantastic beasts with Geckoes Wildlife.
Level 4
6pm to 8pm

Get ready for some wicked moves with the Science of Hula Hooping! It’s a HIPS on workshop.

Level 4
6.30pm for under 6’s 
7.30pm for over 6’s

But that’s not all that’s in store! Find the large creatures on Level 2 and explore the Discovery Centre and Wild State gallery on Level 4.

Food and Drink

A selection of hot and cold family friendly food and drinks will available for purchase. The event is licensed. ID will be required to purchase alcohol.


Event Details

25 October 2019, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Level 2 Foyer

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