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

5:45 pm-9 am

2015 Dates:
March 28 SOLD OUT
April 10
July 17
August 7
October 9 (Halloween)

2016 Dates:
January 15

Scout Nights:
Girl Scouts:
March 14, 2015
April 24, 2015 SOLD OUT
November 13, 2015

Boy Scouts:
November 7, 2015
January 9, 2016

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 Tiny Giants 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
Members: $105 per person from now through June 30th with code MEMSLEEP






Admission Price includes:

Evening snack and light breakfast Cots for all participants
Fossil fact-finding mission by flashlight LeFrak Theater film or Space Show
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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