Spend a Night at the Museum with your group! 

Event Information 

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

5:45 pm–9 am

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

Scout Nights:
Boy Scouts:
November 4

Girl Scouts:
November 18

A Night at the Museum Includes: 

  • Evening snack and light breakfast
  • Cots for all participants
  • Fossil fact-finding mission by flashlight
  • LeFrak Theater film
  • Take-home activities
  • Live-animal special exhibition (seasonal)
  • OR Live-animal presentation


Groups of 15 people or more qualify for a group rate, $125 per person. A 10 percent deposit is due at the time of reservation. For Groups participating in a non-Scout night, full payment is due at the time of reservation.

Please note deposits are nontransferable and nonrefundable.

Scout Nights:  

Boy Scout sleepovers are for boys only ages 6–16. Male or female leaders and chaperones are welcome. 

Girl Scout sleepovers are for girls only ages 6–16. Male or female leaders and chaperones are welcome.


To register please call Central Reservations at 212-769-5200, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm.

In addition the group leader must submit the Group Agreement and Group Roster to the Central Reservations Department at the Museum. Without the Group Agreement form, your reservation is subject to cancellation.

Please send in your group agreement and roster form with full payment to the address below.

Central Reservations Department
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY 10024

You will receive a confirmation packet via e-mail unless you specify otherwise at the time of your reservation. Your confirmation e-mail will be sent to you upon registration. At the time of your registration you will be told the exact date when your full payment is due. Failure to make the payment on this date will result in a cancellation of your reservation and will forfeit your nonrefundable deposit. 



If you have additional questions, email sleepovers@amnh.org or call the sleepover line at 212-769-5570.