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Trenton Halloween Spooktacular
October 27, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm EDTFree
Halloween creeps into the Museum with a spooky Pinelands theme on Sunday, Oct. 27 from 10 am – 3 pm! Stop in and enjoy hands on activities in the Riverview Court.
This year, the children’s costume contest will be held twice, at noon and 1 pm. Prizes will be awarded in each session in various age categories. Registration for the costume contests will be held in the Riverview Court; parents/caregivers must stop by and register their children for the contest.
The Planetarium’s terrifyingly fun Laser Halloween program will be shown free at 11 am and 3 pm, tickets available on first come, first serve basis.
The Planetarium box office opens at 10:30 am, guests can stop by and pick up tickets for one of the shows while supplies last.