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Open to:
6–13 year olds 
(Scout nights, 6–16)

5:45 pm–9 am

2016 Dates:
April 29 (SOLD OUT) 
May 7
May 13 (SOLD OUT) 
June 24 (SOLD OUT)
July 8
August 13
October 28 (Halloween)

Scout Nights:
Girl Scouts:

Boy Scouts:

See Group Registration for special group pricing and dates. 

Be among the lucky few to spend A Night at the Museum!

As the doors close and the lights dim, you and your group will head out with flashlights in search of a variety of adventures.

Meet your relatives in the Anne and Bernard Spitzer Hall of Human Origins. Climb the stairs and enter the Age of Dinosaurs, standing beneath a fearsome T. rex. Explore our live-animal exhibitions with knowledgeable Museum explainers or encounter live animals—bats, wolves, birds of prey—and learn all about their habitats. Then discover the National Parks Adventure now showing in 3-D the LeFrak Theater before the night comes to a magical close. Settle down beneath the 94-foot-long blue whale, next to African elephants, or at the base of a striking volcanic formation and fall asleep in the darkened halls of one of the world’s most beloved museums.

Space is limited and dates sell out quickly. For the latest availability information and to purchase gift certificate please call Central Reservations at 212-769-5200, Monday-Friday, 9 am to 5 pm. 

$145 per person
$135 members
$125 groups of 15+

Admission Price includes:
Evening snack and light breakfast
Cots for all participants
Fossil fact-finding mission by flashlight
LeFrak Theater film
Live-animal special exhibition or live-animal presentation
Take home activities


Learn more in this video from Yahoo News. 

Sleepover Group 4

Group Registration

Bring your group to an unforgettable sleepover at the Museum. Check here for special group dates and pricing. 

American Museum of Natural History

Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024-5192
Phone: 212-769-5100

Open daily from 10 am-5:45 pm
except on Thanksgiving and Christmas
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