Haunted Burpee


  • Saturday, October 28th 
  • 5:00 pm-8:00 pm


  • Non-Members: General Admission is $14 for adults, $12 for kids 4-12, and 3 and under are FREE.
  • Members are FREE!

Join the Burpee Museum for a fun, spooky Halloween party!

Costumes Encouraged

Join us on October 28th from 5 pm to 8 pm for an evening event with drinks, Dinos, and dead things! Enjoy learning about skulls, skins, and bones, and even get a chance to dissect something! What a great way to kick off your Halloween weekend with a haunted home and museum full of cool dead stuff!

Admission Includes:

  • Science Demonstrations, experiments, dissections, and glowing nature!
  • Amazing Animals & Plants: Burpee is a library of dead leaves, reptiles, dinosaurs, and so much more. Explore with us!
  • Bones & Fossils: Don’t mind us…we have been dead for a long time!

Stations that will beguile you:

  • Creatures of the Night – Vampire Bat Skull
  • Lung inflation
  • Paper skull construction
  • Haunted Graveyard
  • Exploration of bones and more BONES!
  • Mad Scientist Lab
  • Paper skull
  • Cash Bar – Specialty Cocktails

Enjoy museum-wide special displays from the art of taxidermy to eyeball dissection! Wander into the Haunted Graveyard and find your lost friends armed with a flashlight. What better way to kick off your Halloween weekend than with a haunted home and museum full of cool dead stuff?

*For Halloween Daytime fun for the kids, check out Scary Science Treats on October 28th, 12 pm to 5 pm!

Barnes Mansion


Find out for yourself if it is really “haunted.”

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Julia Barnes


Walk through her home and hear the family stories!

Taxidermy & Dissection


Learn how we preserve our precious dead things!

Fossil day skull
Fossils & Bones