National Building Museum

Family Afternoon: Haunted House and Home

haunted house

Come celebrate Halloween at the National Building Museum! Have you ever thought 'what makes some spaces spooky?' or 'why do some houses seem horrifying?' Learn about the elements that make a space scary and design a table-top haunted house of your own using craft materials, creativity, and a little bit of hocus pocus. 

Free. Drop-in program between the hours of 1:00 & 3:00 PM. 

Recommended ages 6-11; activities for younger children available upon request.


Photo: Spooky House in Field by Sophie Idsinga


Haunted House and Home is the first in a series of free, drop in Family Saturday's the National Building Museum will host in the upcoming year. For more information contact

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Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

This event does not require an RSVP. Registered users can request event reminders.