photograph of the exterior of the historic Gorgas House

Haunting at the Museum Offers Spooky Fun for All Ages

The Alabama Museum of Natural History and Gorgas House Museum are teaming up to provide Halloween fun for all ages through Haunting at the Museum Oct. 24-28.

The Haunting at the Museum poster with event informationThe Alabama Museum of Natural History will offer spooky scavenger hunts through Smith Hall during normal hours of operation throughout the week. The museum will host an after-hours event Oct. 26 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. that will include children’s stories, crafts, mad scientist experiments and more.

General admission is $5 for adults, $3 for K-12 students and free for children 5 years old and under. Families with kids in costume are free during the week. The after-hours event is free for all.

The Alabama Museum of Natural History is housed in Smith Hall, located on the UA campus at 427 Sixth Avenue.

The Gorgas House Museum will provide free haunted tours sharing the spooky stories associated with the home. Haunted tours will take place throughout the week from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Admission to the Gorgas House Museum is free and Halloween costumes are encouraged.

The Gorgas House Museum is located on campus at 810 Capstone Drive.

More Information:
Haunting at the Museum website

Rebecca Johnson