Family Festivals

Pet Family Festival
Saturday, October 4, 11:00am – 4:00pm

  • Create a photo frame for your pet
  • Design a name banner for your pet
  • Craft a puppet inspired by your pet
  • Make a pet rock
  • Seeing eye dog demonstration by The Seeing Eye at 12:00pm
  • Police dog demonstration by The Morris County Sheriff’s Office at 2:30pm

FREE Members
$7 child / $10 adult Non-Members


Spooky Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, October 25, 12:00 – 3:00pm

Come in costume and participate in a spooky scavenger hunt with prizes!  There will also be pumpkin painting.

FREE Members
$7 child / $10 adult Non-Members


Lenape Family Day
Saturday, October 25, 11:00am – 2:00pm

Long before New Jersey was known for its malls and highways, the state was inhabited by the Lenape Indians.  John Kraft, the creator and director of Lenape Lifeways, will give presentations that focus on the culture of the Lenape Indians. Mr. Kraft uses authentic and recreated objects to teach about Lenape masks, clothing, musical instruments, and tools.  Other activities include making a cornhusk doll, weaving, touching Native American Artifacts, and learning about Native American legends and constellations.  For more information, please email programs@morrismuseum.org.

FREE Members
$7 child / $10 adult Non-Members



Rock and Mineral Weekend
November 29 – November 30 

A two day event and Friday kickoff workshop presented by the Morris Museum Mineralogical Society. 

Friday, November 28, 12:00 – 2:00pm:

Kick off Rock and Mineral Weekend by making a Pet Rock. 

Saturday, November 29, 11:00am – 5:00pm and Sunday, November 30, 12:00 – 5:00pm:

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 any of your mystery rocks and minerals. Families will be able to examine fossils, learn about fluorescent minerals, and listen to engaging presentations on various topics in geology and about the Earth. Other activities include a sand box scavenger hunt and a mineral magic show.

FREE with Museum admission.