AMNH 17th Annual Halloween Celebration 2012

Miffy, Spider-man, Curious George®, Biscuit the Dog, Peter RabbitTM, and Danny’s Dinosaur are among the characters who will greet thousands of costumed children as they arrive at the American Museum of Natural History to celebrate Halloween. Teddy Roosevelt, whose journey from young naturalist to Conservation President is highlighted in a new exhibition in the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall, will also take part in the festivities.

 American Museum of Natural History 17th Annual Halloween Celebration 2012

WHERE: American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street
WHEN: Wednesday, October 31, 2012
TIME: 4–7 pm
TICKETS: Tickets are $11 ($10 for Members).

Special Monster Meal packages (choice of chicken nuggets or hamburger, fries, and a soda), which include admission, are available for $19.50 ($18.50 for Members).

Guests can wander among “dangerous” dinosaurs, “eerie” elephants, and the “uncanny” universe when more than 30 of the Museum’s halls open on Halloween for trick-or-treating, arts and crafts, fun with roaming cartoon characters, and live performances by David Grover and the Big Bear Band, Louie & Subanda, stilt walkers, the Big Nazo puppet troupe, and the Gazillion Bubble show.

To reserve tickets, the public should call 212-769-5200 or visit

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  1. Saw a great magic show by magician Robert Austin. He sawed someone in half and floated someone in the air, hope he's there this year!