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Dinosaurs and Birds - The Link Between Them


Dinos in the Dark

$10 per person over 2 ($5 FOM)

Monday, October 19  |  10am Register Here  |  11am Register Here

Friday, October 23  |  6pm Register Here  |  7pm Register Here  |  8pm Register Here  |  9pm Register Here

Monday, October 26  |  10am Register Here  |  11am Register Here

Friday, October 30  |  6pm Register Here  |  7pm Register Here  |  8pm Register Here  |  9pm Register Here

Bring your flashlight and watch the dinosaurs come to life as you discover their unique features and watch their shadows dance on the walls.

Each session is limited to 10 people and all participants are required to wear masks. Advance registration is required – sorry, no walk-ins or transfers permitted.


Ghost Hunting

$20 per person ($10 FOM)  |  For adults 18 and older only

Friday, October 23  |  9:30pm  |  Register Here

Friday, October 30  |  9:30pm  |  Register Here

Visit the Dinosaur Discovery Museum after hours to hear spooky stories of strange happenings, explore possible evidence of the paranormal captured by real life ghost hunters including pictures and EVPs, and investigate the museum for yourself.

Limited space available. Advance registration is required. No walk-ins will be permitted.

Masks are required.


Dinosaur Family Night

Tuesday, November 10  |  6pm  |  $5 per family (Free for FOM members)  |  Register Here

Do you love dinosaurs and think you know a LOT about the prehistoric beasts?  Join us for a fun, virtual family night featuring a tour of the “terrible lizards” on display at the museum, take a look into the research lab, and test your dinosaur knowledge with fun dinosaur trivia throughout the night.

All member and non-member families must register. A Zoom link will be emailed the week of the event.


Members Appreciation Gift Shop Sale

Friday, November 27  |  10am – 4:30pm|  Kenosha Public Museum, Civil War Museum, Dinosaur Discovery Museum

As a thank you to Friends of the Museums members we’re giving 30% off all gift shop sales* at the three museums.  Shop local for holiday gifts for friends, family and yourself!

Not a member yet?  Click here to join today.

* excludes books, media and consignments, and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers.


Museum Munchkins

Wednesdays | 9:30am-10am | *** Munchkins is streamed live on Facebook! ***

Join Museum staff and volunteers for a fun program designed to get you and your preschooler excited about science and the world around them. Each week you’ll explore a new theme with stories, songs, and activities using pieces from our collection.


 Click here for the KPM Facebook page.          Or watch any time on our YouTube channel.

Munchkins Schedule

SEPTEMBER:  September 2 – Butterflies;  September 9 – Mountain Lions;  September 16 – Rabbits;  September 23 – Giraffes;  September 30 – Pronghorns

OCTOBER:  October 7 – Spiders;  October 14 – Fossil Day;  October 21 – Bats;  October 28 – Aye-ayes

NOVEMBER:  November 4 – Brontosaurus;  November 11 – Sea Urchins;  November 18 – Red Pandas;  November 25 – Turkeys

DECEMBER:  December 2 – Dinicthys;  December 9 – Wolves;  December 16 – Penguins;  December 23 – Caribou;  December 30 – Polar Bears




Click here for more programs at the Kenosha Public Museum