Chiltern Open Air Museum’s Halloween Spectacular is back!

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    Start date27th October
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    Start Time5pm
    End Time9pm
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    LocationNewland Park, Gorelands Lane, Chalfont St Giles, HP8 4AB
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    PriceSee website for details

Chiltern Open Air Museum’s Halloween Spectacular returns on Friday 27th October 5pm – 9pm. For one night only, the Museum opens its doors for a spooktacular family Halloween event that sees the Museum’s historic buildings decorated for Halloween and lots of fun family activities. This year the event will have a fire breather and a special appearance from a spooky horse.

This popular event has not been able to take place since 2019 due to the pandemic and complications with the site’s landowners last year. This year the event has the green light to go ahead. The Halloween Spectacular is COAM’s largest event of the year and the biggest fundraiser for the charity. Families, children and adults come dressed in costumes and, armed with their torches and wellies, will brave whatever horrors the Museum has in store for them!

The Buckinghamshire Museum is an outdoor museum of historic buildings that were the homes or workplaces of ordinary people – you can’t get a more atmospheric Halloween setting.

Spooky stories will be told around the fire of the Iron Age roundhouse, you can grab some treats by visiting some of the historic houses before warming yourselves by the fire and toasting marshmallows. Around the Museum grounds there will be Halloween-themed crafts, activities and games for the whole family to enjoy. The very brave can explore the scary woodland walk – but beware of the monsters that might be there in the dark! Younger children will enjoy the not-so-spooky walk and family fun storytelling.

Hot food and drinks will be available to purchase on the night, and children (and adults!) are encouraged to dress up for the event in Halloween costumes with a prize for the best!

The evening starts at 5pm and continues until 9pm, with last admission at 7.30pm. Tickets are limited so pre-booking is advised. Early bird booking prices available. Book online at

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