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Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
FREE Admission & Parking

Troops and Treats Flyer with name, Oct 29 9 a.m. for candy and 11 a.m. for activities

Are you a ghost, a goblin, a princess or a pirate?
Dress up in your favorite costume and
join us for our Troops & Treats Trick or Treat event!

This event is FREE and open to kids of all ages.

 

We encourage your whole family to come in costume,
but please be aware that guests may not bring weapons of any kind into the museum.

 

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Trick or Treat begins at 9 a.m. 
All other planned activities begin at 11 a.m. unless otherwise noted below.

(All give-away items are available in limited quantities and available on a first-come first-served basis.) 

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cartoon pumpkin with red mushroom earsTrick or Treat! (We know it's tempting to dive right in, but all visitors are asked to refrain from eating their candy until they depart the museum).
Work your way through the museum galleries to find your candy at these aircraft:

- F-101 "Voodoo"
(Cold War Gallery)
- F-4C "Phantom II" (Southeast Asia Gallery)
- AC-130A "Spectre" (Cold War Gallery)
- B-2 "Spirit" (Cold War Gallery)
- YMQ-9 "Reaper" (Southeast Asia Gallery)
- P-61C "Black Widow" (WWII Gallery)
- X-45A "Boeing Phantom Works" (Research and Development Gallery)
- XF-85 "Goblin" (Research and Development Gallery)
- HH-3 "Jolly Green Giant" (Southeast Asia Gallery)
- F-117 "Night Hawk" (Cold War Gallery)

Click here for a museum map with all the treat and game station locations. 

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cartoon pumpkin with red mushroom ears501st Legion Star Wars Characters
Back by popular demand! The 501st Legion will stroll through the museum in their wildly popular Star Wars character costumes. Make sure you say "hi" and get your picture taken with them.

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cartoon pumpkin with red mushroom earsAnimal Encounter!
Join the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery for an animal encounter from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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cartoon pumpkin with red mushroom earsHalloween-Themed Balloon Twisters
Visit one of the incredibly talented balloon artists to get your free Halloween-themed balloon twister.

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cartoon pumpkin with red mushroom earsFace Painting
Enhance your costume with a special face-paint design!

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cartoon pumpkin with red mushroom earsAre you Runway Ready?
Show off your costume on the special Costume Runway in Building 2 from 10 - 11 a.m.

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cartoon pumpkin with red mushroom earsAir Force Band of Flight Pop-Up Concerts
Enjoy the spooky sounds of live Halloween-themed music provided by the AF Band of Flight. They will play 20 minute sets at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.

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cartoon pumpkin with red mushroom earsPaint your own pumpkin
Decorate your own pumpkin to take home with you. We doubt the candy will last long, but these small plastic pumpkins will be easy to carry and provide a lasting tangible memory of your day at the museum.

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cartoon pumpkin with red mushroom earsColoring Station
Don't have a costume? We've got you covered!
Kids can decorate their own masks and crowns at the coloring station.

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cartoon pumpkin with red mushroom earsGames, Games, and more Games!
We hope you aren't tired yet, because there is MORE!!!
Try your hand at Ring Toss, Pumpkin Bean Bag Toss, Bazooka Ping Pong, or Pin the Spider on the Web.

Click here for a museum map with all the treat and game station locations. 

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cartoon pumpkin with red mushroom earsDon't miss the Launchpad Shop 'n Snack!
When you do need a break, the Launchpad will have Halloween-themed treats for sale. The Launchpad is located on the Cold War Gallery Overlook

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(Federal Endorsement is not implied)