Crypto-Zoo: Museum of Mystery - Paxton Gate PDX | Kids Out and About Portland

Crypto-Zoo: Museum of Mystery - Paxton Gate PDX

Mike Bennett brings his famous Crypto-Zoo: Museum of Mystery to St. John’s Old Bank of America Building for a free, family-friendly, covid-safe Halloween event. Walk through the immersive museum filled with 26 life-size Cryptids, Monsters and Mythical Beasts! Play games, win prizes and watch educational videos about each of the museum’s monsters. Be on the lookout for surprise visits from The Unipiper, celebrity llamas and mermaids.

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*PLEASE NOTE: this event is not happening at our stores*
Paxton Gate PDX collaborated with Mike's creative force to build a fascinating art installation featuring some of their wild oddities and tantalizing treasures. Visit to see them up close!
This event benefits Community of Hope and is generously supported by IQ Credit Union and Miller Paint.
Social distancing will be practiced, with a limited number of visitors admitted inside at one time. Masks are required.
Visiting hours are from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm every day from
September 20 through November 5.
WHEN: September 20–November 5
Open daily from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
WHERE: St. John's Old Bank of America Building
7410 N Chicago Avenue in St. Johns
COST: Free!
Covid Precautions: Masks required. Admittance will be limited for social distancing practices.

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St. John's Old Bank of America Building
7410 N Chicago Avenue
Portland, OR, 97203
United States


(503) 719-4508
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10am - 5pm


All Ages