Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Bring your kids! Halloween at the Medical Museum, Sat. 10/31, 10am-1pm

Halloween at the Medical Museum


MCSO02952_0000[1]When: Saturday, October 31, 2009, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


Where: The National Museum of Health and Medicine

Building 54


What: The National Museum of Health and Medicine and Family Magazine will host family-friendly Halloween activities for ages 5 and up. Children will be able to participate in a costume contest (with prizes!) and make skeleton crafts (a dancing macaroni skeleton, a medieval plague mask, and a skeleton wall hanging) as well as join in a Halloween-themed family yoga demonstration by Shakti Yoga.


Cost: FREE


Photo ID required.


For more information: or (202) 782-2673



Outbreak: Plagues That Changed History


On Exhibit October 31, 2009 – January 22, 2010


OUTBREAK is the story of epidemics that changed human society. Learn how diseases such as smallpox, cholera and yellow fever shaped our history, our culture and our civilization. Featuring the art of Bryn Barnard.


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