Orpheum Children's Science Museum

Mystery at the Museum

Mystery at the Museum

October 19th through the 27th, times below.

The Orpheum Theatre will be transformed into an interactive adventure where the popular lore of Halloween legends will be de mystified in a spooky (but child friendly) scene. Visit the witches cottage to stir up your own brew in a cauldron, venture into a haunted cave, explore things we fear but don’t know exactly why including the number 13, black cats and bats, spiders, and why jack o’ lanterns are thought to keep evil spirits away. Stage shows, monster mash dance time, costume contests, story time, and more throughout the events. Admission is $6 members, $8 nonmembers, family pack 4 for $28.

October 19, 4-7 p.m. Members only night with trick or treating

October 20, 1-5 p.m. Pirate Day with a family costume contest starting at 3 p.m.

October 26, 4-7 p.m. Pumpkin Night with a pumpkin decorating contest! Please drop off entries from 10 to 4 p.m. Winner will be announced at 6 p.m.

October 27, 1-5 p.m. React Halloween Chemistry Show at 3 p.m.

Don’t miss the grand opening of the Orpheum Pirate Ship that will sail the high seas from the Rantoul Theatre Group to the Orpheum docking permanently on the courtyard. Pirate activities and a special event from the cast of Peter Pan on Saturday, October 20th, from 1-5 p.m.