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Smithsonian Sleepover at the Natural History Museum

Adult/Child Family Program: Ages 8 to 14

June 21 - 22, 2019, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Code: 1P0667

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Just as the doors are closing, the lights dim, and the crowds shuffle out...

...a night of adventure awaits you as you enter the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.

Go on an interactive exploration of the museum and participate in hands-on crafts projects and games. Then roll out your sleeping bag and dream away in the darkened halls of one of the world’s most famous museums!

Activities include:

  • An interactive exploration through various museum exhibit halls and consisting of topic-based questions, puzzles, games, and challenges
  • Exhibit-based craft projects

Terms and conditions: By registering for this program, you are agreeing to the program rules; to have at least one adult present for every three children; and to submit a signed release form for each person in your group. Please note that only children ages 8 to 14 are allowed to attend.

Special Rates:

  • For Military Families: A reduced rate is available for active-duty U.S. military personnel and their families. Please call 202-633-3030 and mention Promo Code 240808 to receive Military Promotion pricing.
  • Reduced rates for groups of 10 people or more are available. Please call 202-633-3030 for more information.

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Questions? Call us at (202) 633-3030 (M-F; 9-5) or email us at

National Museum of Natural History
10th St & Constitution Ave NW
Metro: Smithsonian