Halloween/Harvest Fete on October 26th from 4:00-8:00pm

Tickets On Sale Now – Members: $8 • Non Members: $12


Boo! We’re summoning all goblins big and small to attend our annual MONSTER MASH celebrating the harvest season and Halloween! This year, little witches, ghouls, and princesses can enjoy the Museum’s fun-filled, Halloween themed programs leading up to the big party and beyond!


Boasting a successful track record as being Brooklyn’s best Halloween party for kids, MONSTER MASH 2013 features family-friendly trick-or-treat alternative activities including a costumed DJ dance party led by DJ Kakez, Michael Jackson “Thriller” tribute, spooky activities, costume parade, slithery animals, and much more.  Children of all ages are encouraged to attend dressed in their best Halloween finery.  This festival is not to be missed!  Sponsored by MCU.


As in past years, special admission tickets are required for entry to the party.  Due to the popularity of the party every year, we recommend purchasing tickets in advance at the Museum’s admissions desk.  Advance ticket reservations will also be available online by September 23rd . See website for more details.


October/ add fifteen

Event Highlights:


Creepy Bug Fear Factor

Summon all your bravery and reach your hand into cover boxes. Can you tell what living creepy crawly creatures lurk inside?

All Ages


Spooky Sound Generators

Play around with household junk to make eerie, creepy, spooky sounds.

All Ages


Chimera Creations

Out some of the Museum’s coolest taxidermy and draw your own chimera: a creature with the head of one animal and the body of another.

All Ages


Claws, Tubes, and Tentacles

Even creatures under the sea celebrate Halloween! Feel the tube of a starfish of the spines of a sea urchin, and touch the gnashing, thrashing Horseshoe Crab if you dare!

Ages 5 & up


KidMADE in Brooklyn: Creepy Collection

Mummies, ghosts and vampires, oh my! Explore some of the creepier pieces in the Museum’s collection and create spooky book of monsters to take home.

Ages 5 &up


MetLife Early Learner Performance Series Action Racket Theatre:

Halloween Version of the Magical Castle of Now

A fast-paced, interactive storytelling performance combining stories, poetry, and movement. Early Childhood audiences

rehearse and perform Halloween magic spells, crates pictures and see stores and poetry come to life. Authors such as Joanne Rocklin, Shel Silverstein, Bill Martin, Jr. and Dr. Seuss are features. A tour-de-force for the imagination, performed by Joanie Fritz Zosike and Lois Kagan Mingus. Parents, caregivers and teachers are welcome.

All Ages


Cultural Connections Peformance: Mariachi Tapatiop De Alcvaro Paulino

Explore El Dia De Los Muretos with music from Mariachi Tapatio De Alvaro Paulino. Based out of Brooklyn, NY founded in 1983, Mariachi Tapatio de Alvaro Paulino has not only been captivating  audiences throughout the New York Tri-Stare area, but also other states and countries with their energetic shows, strong vocals, stirring melodies, and masterful execution of classical, traditional, and contemporary  arrangements alike.

All Ages



Anne-Rhea Smith

718-735-4400 ext. 321

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