Pumpkin Patch Express

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Sunday October 2

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4:00 PM  –  4:30 PM


Celebrate fall with a Ride on the Pumpkin Patch Express!

Event Dates:
Oct 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30 

Pumpkin Patch Entry Times:
9:30am*, 10am*, 10:30am, 11am, 11:30am, 12pm, 12:30pm, 1pm, 1:30pm, 2pm, 2:30pm, 3pm, 3:30pm, 4:00pm
(*Reserved timeslot for Members only.)

Ticket Prices (1 ticket = 1 pumpkin!): 
Adult/Child (ages 3 and up): $15 
Children 2 and under: free (must ride on adult’s lap)
Museum admission not included. Non-members will pay admission at the door.

In supporting our fundraising events, you join a group of members whose donated dollars reach beyond annual admission and help support our educational programs and exhibits. Thank you for your support!

What to Expect

Celebrate fall with a trip to the Museum’s pumpkin patch!  Pick the perfect pumpkin to decorate.  Enjoy a number of fall inspired activities.  Then, climb aboard the train for a ride back to the station on the Ellerbe Creek Railway.

Can I exchange my ticket time?

All exchanges are based on availability at least 24 hours in advance of your ticket date and time.  Exchanges can be made by emailing reservations@lifeandscience.org during regular business hours 9 am – 4 pm. Availability is not guaranteed. There is a $10 processing fee per transaction.