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Haunted Museum at Home: Slime Lab

Haunted Museum- Slime Lab

Thank you to everyone who joined NHMLAC on October 24 for the first ever Haunted Museum at Home! We hope you enjoyed exploring the science of slime with our scientists and researchers.

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Costume Contest

Today through October 31st, enter for a chance to win prizes by entering the Haunted Museum at Home costume contest!

Dress up your pets, celebrate this years Haunted Museum at Home with a slime themed costume or feel free to get creative. Post your photos Instagram, tag @NHMLA and use #MindBlownLA , #ScienceofSlime and #HaunteMuseumatHome for a chance to win! Don't forget to keep your costume family friendly. See full contest rules.

Pumpkin Carving Contest

Inspired by NHMLAC paleontological preparator and professional pumpkin carver, Doug, we're hosting our very own pumpkin carving contest.

To enter, share your creation on Instagram between today and October 31, tag @NHMLA and use use #MindBlownLA , #ScienceofSlime and #HaunteMuseumatHome. See full contest rules.

Prizes for the costume and pumpkin carving contest include your very own Nickelodeon Slime Kit, special edition NHMLAC face masks, a dinosaur excavation kit or a signed copy of Wild L.A.: Explore the Amazing Nature in and Around Los Angeles!

Happy Halloween from NHMLAC

Get a Glimpse of Doug Goodreau's Pumpkin Carving skills!


Have questions? Make sure to email us at members@nhm.org!