Special Events

3rd Annual Haunted House

During the month of October you can get into the Halloween spirit and be “scared to death” at this family-friendly haunted house. Explore different scenes designed to give goose bumps to young and old alike while taking a light-hearted view of a usually very serious subject. The house is rated PG-13 and is recommended for children ages 12 and up. Children under 12 are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult. Bring the whole family and make a day of it!

DATE:
Saturday, October 25
TIME:
10 am – 3 pm
ADMISSION:
$3 per person; $5 per couple/family - Admission to the museum is separate and is not included.



Dracula Cemetery Exhibition

Did you know that Dracula really existed? During October you can learn about Vlad “The Impaler” Tepes who was the basis of the story Dracula. His fame and notoriety came from his insatiable cruelty and his penchant for consuming parts of his victims, namely, drinking their blood. View the original Dracula book on display and learn about phrases and terms used today that were coined in the 15th and 16th centuries, like “graveyard shift,” “dead ringer” and “saved by the bell.” Plus, visitors can don a cape and fangs and have their photo taken in a coffin!

DATE:
October 1 – 31
TIME:
Monday-Friday 10 am – 4 pm; Saturday 10 am – 5 pm; Sunday 12 – 5 pm
ADMISSION:
Museum admission includes Dracula Cemetery exhibition. Museum admission is: Adults (age 12 and up) - $10; Seniors/Veterans: $9; Children age 11 and under - $7; Children 2 and under – Free.



7th Annual Halloween Car Show

Enjoy the fall festival atmosphere with face painting and arts and crafts for the kids, great food including BBQ and cupcakes from local vendors, a live DJ, silent auction and more. And – for those who want to enter their car in the show, pre-registration is recommended. Remember – anyone can enter! Consider “dressing up” your car for Halloween and entering it into the contest for the best decorated car.

Blast from the Past Street Machines of Texas will be judging the car show from 10 am to 2 pm in a variety of categories and issuing a plethora of awards at 3pm.

Proceeds go to Star of Hope, DePelchin Children’s Center, The Shriner’s Burn Hospital, Houston Food Bank and The USO. Free parking is available throughout the area.

DATE:
Saturday, October 25
TIME:
10 am – 3 pm
ADMISSION:
$3 per person; $5 per couple/family - Admission to the museum is separate and is not included.