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October 15, 2020

WALK takes families through a Night of the Living Museum 

Not-too-spooky Halloween & Costumed Fun – October 23, 24, 30 and 31


Newport News, VA (October 15, 2020) – Night of the Living Museum this October takes the form of a one-way WALK through decorated galleries and along an illuminated outdoor trail. The Museum is open for extended hours for a social distancing, one-way WALK to enjoy animals, and spooky decorations as Halloween takes over for 4 nights: Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24, Friday, October 30, Saturday, and October 31(Halloween) from 6 to 8pm. Timed tickets will be sold for this not-too-spooky Halloween event for families with kids ages 12 and under.

Families are encouraged to wear their favorite costumes for a 30-45 minute walk through the upper level of the museum and outdoor areas with inflatable halloween “blow up” decorations in the Museum’s Conservation Garden. Plus, guests will take a nighttime hike along a lit outdoor boardwalk trail path!

NOTE: all COVID-19 CDC recommendations will be enforced – social distancing observed and masks required indoors (ages 10 and up).

Timed tickets for the Night of the Living Museum Walk are $8 for VLM members, and $10 for non-member. Children ages 2 and under are free. Online tickets are selling fast and available at:  Please arrive on-time.  The Wild Things Museum Store will have glow toys and some costume pieces for sale throughout the evening.  Virginia Living Museum purchases are credit card only – no cash accepted.

The Night of the Living Museum Walk is made possible thanks to our presenting sponsor, Abbitt Realty.

The museum is located at 524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, I64, exit 258A. For more information call 757-595-1900 or visit the website at

The Virginia Living Museum is a non-profit 501(c) 3 museum and education center whose mission is connecting people to nature through educational experiences that promote conservation.


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