Movie Nights at the Museum


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Tickets: £26.50, Member: £23.85

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After the last visitors have left the Museum for the day, it's time to settle in for a Movie Nights Halloween Special in the Hintze Hall.

Each ticket includes complimentary popcorn and free entry to our Life in the Dark exhibition.

This event is hosted in collaboration with The Luna Cinema.

Discount Member tickets

For access to exclusive discounted Member ticket prices, contact our Membership team on +44 (0)20 7942 5792 from 9.00-17.00, Monday to Friday. Not a Member? Join today.

  • 28 Oct, 19.00 (doors from 18.30)
    The Blair Witch Project (sold out)

  • 28 Oct, 21.00 (doors from 20.15)
    The Silence of the Lambs (sold out)

  • 29 Oct, 19.00 (doors from 18.30)
    Ghostbusters (sold out)

  • 29 Oct, 21.30 (doors from 20.45)
    The Shining (sold out)

(Sold out) The Blair Witch Project (1999) (Rated 15+)

Sunday 28 October, 19.00 (doors from 18.30)

Three film students journey into the woods to make a documentary about a local legend, the Blair Witch. The group capture every step, word and sound, but eventually lose their way and realise they are being hunted.

Blair Witch Project

Blair Witch Project © 1999 Blair Witch Film Partners Ltd. All Rights Reserved.


(Sold out) The Silence of the Lambs (1991) (Rated 15+)

Sunday 28 October, 21.00 (doors from 20.15)

Clarice Starling, a young FBI trainee is sent to the Baltimore State Hospital for the Criminally Insane. There she interviews inmate Dr Hannibal Lecter in her search for Buffalo Bill, another serial killer on the loose.

Starring Jodie Foster and Anthony Hopkins.

The Silence of the lambs

Silence Of The Lambs © 1991 ORION PICTURES CORPORATION. All Rights Reserved.


(Sold out) Ghostbusters (1984) (Rated 12A)

Monday 29 October, 19.00 (doors from 18.30)

Three eccentric scientists start a team of ghost catchers. Business is booming as the Ghostbusters rid New York City of its undead - until they come across a gateway to another dimension that will release a terrible force on the city.

Starring Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Sigourney Weaver.


Ghostbusters © 1984 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.


(Sold out) The Shining (1980) (Rated 15+)

Monday 29 October, 21.30 (doors from 20.45)

When Jack Torrance becomes the caretaker of an isolated hotel for the winter, his son begins to experience disturbing visions of the hotel's past. As Jack spirals into a violent insanity, his family must make their escape.

Starring Jack Nicholson and Shelly Duvall.

The Shining

The Shining © 1980 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Cold drinks and tasty snacks

Grab a drink and some snacks at the bar and see some of our galleries before you watch the film.

Important information

Bookings are required. No refunds or exchanges will be given.

ID checks will be carried out on arrival, please refer to the certificate of each film before booking.

Entry to the ‘Life in the Dark’ exhibition is at the event on the date you purchase your ticket only. Your ticket cannot be transferred to another date.

A free ticket for a carer accompanying a guest with a disability can be requested on +44 (0)20 7942 5000, Monday to Friday, 9.30-17.30, subject to availability.

The Museum reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the event as required, such as adjusting the locations, timings or content of the activities. This is to ensure that we deliver a safe and excellent experience for all guests at all times.

The event will begin promptly. We cannot allow you to join the event after it has commenced and no refunds will be given to latecomers.

Please note that photography and filming may take place during this event, in which you may be identifiable. These images may be used for Museum marketing purposes on the website, social media and printed publicity materials. If you have any concerns about being photographed, please speak to a member of staff at the event.