Discover the wonders of fall’s most famous fruit!
Open now – October 30
A Pumpkin Patch indoors!
Visit the indoor pumpkin display anytime the museum is open! Pick out North Carolina-grown pumpkins, perfect for Jack-O-Lanterns or fall displays. Our pumpkins are available while supplies last. (Selection may vary based on local supply.)
Each pumpkin purchased includes a ticket to The Farm.
Your selections can be purchased at the admissions desk.
Rex’s Pumpkin Patch is open for visitors from September 24 – October 30.
Are you an educator wanting to experience the Pumpkin Patch with your students?
Whether you’re planning a field trip or interested in a Schiele To-Go Outreach, our seasonal fall programs teach students all about the culture, history, and science of pumpkins!
Field Trip & Outreach Program opportunities for the Pumpkin Patch are open through September & October daily!
The outdoor PUMPKIN PATCH is open to the public during special events at The Schiele!
Visit The Farm to learn about the natural history of pumpkins and their kin, how they are grown, and how nutritious they are during a short program. Enjoy the gardens, hands-on activities and live farm animals that help tell the story of agriculture in the Piedmont. Each Pumpkin Patch program participant gets to pick a pumpkin to take home.