2013 Smithsonian Summer Sleepovers


Smithsonian kids are the luckiest in town! And you’re in luck too—there are still openings for the coveted Smithsonian Sleepovers!

A night of adventure awaits children at the National Museum of Natural History. Kids and their chaperones will experience the museum in a whole new way through an interactive exploration of exhibit halls consisting of puzzles, games and challenges; exhibit-based craft projects; watching an IMAX film screening of Born to be Wild; and sleeping under the museum’s giant North American right whale, Phoenix. Give the kids in your life something special to dream about. Don’t let them miss out on this exclusive experience!

2013 Summer Sleepover Dates:

June 15 Limited Availability
June 28 Selling Fast
July 12   Selling Fast
July 26   Selling Fast
August 9
August 23

Act now, because these always-popular adventures fill up quickly. Ticket prices are $120 for Smithsonian Associate members and Smithsonian employees, $135 for general admission. The price includes exclusive access and activities in the museum, an evening snack, interactive exploration, arts and crafts activities, IMAX film screening and a light breakfast. T-shirts are available for purchase while at the sleepover. Sleepovers begin at 7 p.m. and end at 8:45 a.m. the next morning.

Children ages 8 to 12 may participate. There must be at least one adult for every three children in any group that registers. No siblings younger than 8. Chaperones must be 21 years or older. No adults without children. All participants must pre-register by calling (202) 633-3030 or by visiting The Smithsonian Associates box office located in the S. Dillon Ripley Center at 1100 Jefferson Dr. S.W., Suite 3077. For more information and a schedule of events, visit www.smithsoniansleepovers.org.

Posted: 4 June 2013
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