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Till Death Do Us Part

February 11, 2023

Till Death Do Us Part is a special evening event for adults only (4-8pm)!

What better way to celebrate your unending LOVE than among the dead we love so much at Burpee Museum? From taxidermy, to fossils, to wet collections, Burpee has a special kind of love!

Join Us!

As we share our love of science and nature, and you celebrate your love for the people who matter most!

Enjoy unique museum activities:

  • A romantic reptiles booth where you can blow a kiss to your favorite animal
  • Create your own courtship dance with your partner
  • Scavenger Hunt 
  • A rare romantic photo opportunity: Victorian Photo Spots in the Historic Barnes Mansion! You can walk through this beautiful Victorian home with an amazing story and a lovely guide who will open the doors to the past while you snap special photos!
  • Cash Bar provided by Mary's Market Mary's Market - Home | Facebook
Preregistration:

Preregistration may be done online through eventbrite, or by calling Burpee's visitor services department (815-965-3433). Walk-ins are welcome to attend as well.

Cost:

  • Nonmember Adults (18+): $14
  • Member Adults (18+): $2
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Fossil Love
Fossil Love

Special Dead Things

See why bones from millions of years ago make our hearts pitter patter!

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Reptile Romance

Love An Ectotherm

Cold heart and cold blood, but they still want love! Blow a kiss to your favorite reptile!

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Victorian Photos

Barnes Mansion

Victorian setting, romance, and beautiful photos! Attend a tour before this event to take a walk through time!

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Courtship Dance

Wow Your Partner

Learn how animals and dinosaurs WOW their partners, and create your own courtship dance!