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Misfit Halloween

October 7, 2022 October 30, 2022 CDT

We are taking FRIGHTS and FUN to a new level this October at City Museum! Featuring five unique experiences for all ages every Friday-Sunday in October. Plus a host of other special events happening each week. Guests are encouraged to dress their Halloween best but please no full face masks and no capes, for your own safety.

Séance at the Museum

Strange, unexplained things have been happening at 750 N. 16th Street long before the building housed City Museum. Originally built as a shoe warehouse in year 1930, the 600,000 square foot museum is rumored to have many unsettled spirits woven into the tapestry of the building itself. We believe these spirits have something to tell us.

Now for the first time in history, we have invited the world’s most sought-after Medium to lead a séance at City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri. Join Dr. Fochsister every weekend in October as they take us beyond the veil to discover what lurks in the dark passages, twists, and tunnels of this building.

WARNING: Contrary to popular belief, a séance is not a game and not to be taken lightly. The conjuring of spirits should only be led by a true Medium with pure intentions and a great deal of expertise. Experience recommended for ages 12+. Does include thrill elements and may be too intense for some guests. Once you enter, you must remain until the séance is complete.

The Lady Beast

Balanced atop thin necked champagne bottles, LadyBEAST walks and dances across their narrow uncorked openings. Leaving her audiences breathless with her seemingly effortless tiptoe, the feats of illusion and magic don’t stop there.

She also specializes in Houdini-style performances, where her escape artistry puts crowds on the edges of their seats. In fact, back in 2018, she became the first woman to escape a straitjacket all while hanging from her ankles dangling from a hot air balloon! The balloon hoisted her nearly 100 feet in the air—10 stories high—and after escaping, she hung by her elbow and descended safely to the ground with no safety harness.

There’s no telling what unbelievable feat she will conquer next, but we certainly are eager to find out! Join LadyBEAST on the rooftop of City Museum as she performs one of her greatest escapes yet! Will she escape from her bondage in time to make it to safety? Only time will tell!

Appropriate for all ages.

The Donniker Brothers

The Donniker Brothers, the Giants of the entertainment world and masters of the midway are bringing their one-of-a-kind Halloween show to City Museum. The Stars of the show are Doc Swan & Fester. A unique blend of Kooky, Creepy & all together spooky!!! These two really do belong in a museum!!! Heart stopping thrills, mystifying magic, sideshow feats & side-splitting laughter.

Appropriate for all ages. Parental Guidance recommended. Shows after 8pm are a bit more risqué and have a Parental guidance rating of 13 years.

Beauty to Beast

Step right up and witness Zambora miraculously transform into the Missouri Monster right before your very eyes!

In the year 2020, deep in the heart of the Ozarks, researchers discovered a creature lurking in the thick of the woods. They captured this monster, only to find that this ferocious beast is actually a mystical person who can transition from human to beast on command! Now, for the first time ever, you can observe Zambora at City Museum. Bring your friends to share in this once in a lifetime experience! 

Appropriate for all ages; Parental Guidance recommended for children under 10 years old. Experience does include thrill elements.

Mademoiselle Allura, The Headless Woman

Come see Dr. Matisse present this medical wonder to all of America! This stunning young woman experienced a tragic accident that literally left her without a head, but due to the controversial genius of Dr. Matisse, she lives! Don’t believe us? Come see for yourself and let us prove it. This Frankenstein-meets-Belle experience will leave you perplexed and astonished!

Appropriate for all ages.

Most are free with General Admission or Membership
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