• The Museum of Flight Becomes "The Museum of Fright" for Halloween

The Museum of Flight Becomes "The Museum of Fright" for Halloween

Monday, October 11, 2010

Annual family evening throughout Museum is Oct. 29, with sleepover program until the following morning

SEATTLE, Oct. 11, 2010--

 

Photo of costumed children and Apollo space suit.The Museum of Fright

For one night every year, The Museum of Flight becomes "The Museum of Fright." This year's family Halloween party is Oct. 29 from 4 to 8 p.m. Costumes are encouraged. Fun and "dead"ucational activities for the whole family, including dancing, story telling, treats and games. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for youth 5-17, free for children 4 and under. Following The Museum of Fright event is The Museum of Fright Sleepover, which requires separate admission and pre-registration.


The Museum of Fright Sleepover

The evening begins with Museum of Fright activities, followed by a Spooktastic slumber party! The Museum of Fright Sleepover begins Friday, Oct. 29 at 8 p.m., and continues until Saturday morning at 9 a.m. The event includes a special edition of the popular Flying Gizmo Show, a chilling flashlight tour of the WWI and WWII galleries, a snack and breakfast. Space is limited. For ages 7 and up, accompanied by an adult. Minimum 1 adult per 5 children. Museum members: $35/youth, $15 adults. Non-members: $40 youth/ $20 adults. Register by Friday, Oct. 22, 2010. To register, call (206) 764-1384. For more information contact (206) 768-7142 or sleepovers@museumofflight.org


Image: Museum of Fright visitors pose with Apollo 10 space suit. Courtesy The Museum of Flight.

 

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