Family Festivals

Family Festivals are FREE for members. Family Festival admission for non-members is $7/child and $10/adult.

SAVE with a Combo Ticket. Combo tickets include Family Festival admission and admission to one Children’s Theatre performance scheduled for the day of the Family Festival. Combo Tickets are $9/member and $15/non-member.

Friday, November 27, 12:00-2:00PM
Saturday, November 28, 11 AM-5 PM
Sunday, November 29, 12-5 PM

Enjoy a rockin’ weekend at the Morris Museum. Visit the mineral, gem, and fossil displays throughout the Museum. Members of the Morris Museum Mineralogical Society will be on hand to identify your mystery rocks and minerals. Families will be able to examine fossils, learn about fluorescent minerals, and listen to engaging presentations on various topics about geology and the Earth.
Other activities include a sand box scavenger hunt and mineral magic show.

For a full schedule of activities, click HERE.


Kick off winter vacation with a day of indoor winter fun at the Morris Museum.

  • Make a penguin puppet
  • Create a fantasy animal out of recycled materials
  • Make a miniature toy wagon with wheels that turn
  • See our 288-square foot mega model train in action
  • Explore the new exhibit, Animal Kingdom—Toying with Art
  • Touch the Music performance
  • Combo Ticket includes: Journey to Candyland

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2016, 11:00AM–4:00PM

Join us for a sweet adventure at the Museum. Chocolate inspired activities include:

  • Chocolate Bingo
  • Design your own chocolate bar wrapper
  • Hot cocoa craft
  • Chocolate inspired games
  • Meet a chocolatier
  • Touch the Music performance
  • Combo Ticket includes: Miss Nelson is Missing

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2016, 11:00AM–4:00PM

Celebrate the birthday of one of the most beloved children’s authors, Dr. Seuss. Enjoy these Seuss-inspired activities for the whole family:

  • Mix up a batch of Oobleck
  • Enjoy readings of Dr. Seuss classics by the Cat in the Hat
  • Create items you might find in a Dr. Seuss book
  • Craft a pet from the new Dr. Seuss book “What PetWould you Get?”
  • Combo Ticket includes: Seussology