Coming Up: Fall Fun Days at the Cook Museum of Natural Science

Fall Fun Days at the Cook Museum of Natural Science

This year, you can pumpkin spice up your Halloween with the Fall Fun Days at the Cook Museum of Natural Science. They’ll be showing off with some smart—and spooky—seasonal fun on October 30 and 31. Already excited? Here’s what else you can look forward to if you decide to attend this kid-friendly event.

What are the Fall Fun Days?

The Cook Museum of Natural Science wants to encourage children to learn more about the world around them. So, they’re adding some amusement to the equation with the upcoming Fall Fun Days. Your child can attend—virtually—and see cool, seasonally-themed experiments that combine a love for science with thrilling events.

What can I do at the Fall Fun Days?

The Fall Fun Days will have a mixture of online and in-person events. They include:

  • Candy chemistry;
  • Underwater pumpkin carving;
  • Sugar experiments;
  • Live animal presentations;
  • A craft station;
  • Spider displays;
  • And more.

Visiting Details

You’ve added the Fall Fun Days at the Cook Museum of Natural Science to your calendar. Now, it’s time for the visiting details. They will take place on October 30 and 31. While some events, like the videos, will last all day, other in-person segments will occur at certain times—so keep an eye on the calendar.

Also, you don’t even have to leave your house—or buy tickets—to attend! The Cook Museum has gone virtual, with much of the excitement taking place on their Facebook page here. You can also attend their hands-on, live experiments at 133 Fourth Ave. NE in Decatur. Note that seating is limited, so you should try and arrive a bit early.

Quick Safety Reminders

If you decide to attend the in-person Fall Fun Days, please remember to comply with the following safety reminders! Wash your hands thoroughly, and consider carrying hand sanitizer. You should also wear a mask and remain six feet away from those not in your household. Finally, please follow all state laws and listen to employee direction. Thank you for keeping everyone safe and healthy!


Treat yourself to a terrifically terrifying twist on Halloween at the upcoming Fall Fun Days at the Cook Museum of Natural Science. From sugar science, to underwater pumpkin carving, Halloween 2020 will be one for the books. We hope your holiday is sweet, with only the right amount of scary.

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