Time Travel Costume Ideas

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Time travel costumes can take your character into the future or back into the past.

You want a time travel costume idea for a costume party, science fiction play or Halloween activity. Time travel movies and television shows are invaluable sources of costume ideas. Not only can movies and television shows spark your imagination, they can entertain you while you research. Whether you want your costume to signify travel back in time or into the future is up to you.


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"Planet of the Apes" Costume Ideas

You can monkey around with a futuristic Dr. Zaius, Zira, Lucius or Cornelius costume from the movie, "Planet of the Apes." If you prefer to stick to a more human costume, the time traveling astronauts Taylor, Landon or Dodge are options to explore. You can also impersonate Nova, the futuristic female human in the first two movies of this series. You can even create a Statute of Liberty costume to reenact the eerie beach scene from this movie series.

"Back to the Future" Costume Ideas

If you prefer a more modern movie on which to base your costume, "Back to the Future," ideas may interest you. You can create your own DeLorean time machine costume and pretend to drive others back or forth in time. Characters that you can impersonate include Marty McFly, Emmett "Doc" Brown, Biff Tannen, Jennifer Parker or Einstein.


"Doctor Who" Costume Ideas

The characters from the science fiction series "Doctor Who" are sure to inspire you in your quest for the ultimate time traveling costume. You can choose an outfit to mimic such monstrous races as the Cybermen, Drahvins, Judoons, Sea Devils or Weeping Angels. You may want to be the time traveling Tardis. Other options for time traveling character costumes from this television series include Doctor Who, Abigal Pettigrew, Amy Pond or Kazran Sardick.

"The Jetsons Meet The Flintstones" Costume Ideas

If you are looking for whimsical time traveling costume ideas, use "The Jetsons Meet the Flintsones" to propel your search. You can choose to be the Jetson's dog, Astro, or their housekeeping robot, Rosie. The Jetson family members include George, Judy, Jane and Elroy. You may want to dress as Fred, Barney, Wilma, Betty, Bamm-Bamm or Pebbles. You can even be Dino the dinosaur.