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Nature Sleepovers

September 2018 – June 2019

Pack your PJs and flashlight and be ready for some wild discoveries: sleep overnight in a gallery at the Canadian Museum of Nature.

Spend the evening after hours exploring galleries with the guidance of an interpreter and watch a 3D movie.

The sleepover includes an evening snack and morning breakfast, overnight parking (until 9 am) and next-day museum admission.

Age range:

  • Children must be at least 5 years old
  • Younger children are not permitted
  • The program is recommended for children up to 12 years old

All children must be accompanied by an adult in the ratio of one adult for every five children.

The Program

6:45 pm: Arrival and registration:

  • Use the entrance on the east side of the building

7:30 pm: Doors close

7:40 pm: Orientation

pm – 9:30 pm: Activities:

  • Fossil Gallery: Flashlight tour
  • Mammal Gallery: Scavenger hunt
  • Nature Live: Live-insect handling

9:30 pm – 10:45 pm:

  • 9:35 pm: 3D movie in French
  • 10:15 pm: 3D movie in English
  • Snack (provided)
  • Get ready for your night in the gallery

11 pm: Lights out

am: Wake up and pack up

am – 8:30 am: Breakfast (provided)

am: Museum opens—visit the museum's permanent galleries with your general-admission ticket from the sleepover

Family Sleepovers

Read our FAQs for important information.

Cost:

  • $68 per person (tax not included)
  • Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Payment methods:
VISA, MasterCard, American Express, gift certificate.

Dates:
Friday, September 28—Members only
Friday, October 19
Friday, November 16
Saturday, December 29
Friday, January 4
Saturday, February 16
Friday, March 15
Friday, April 12
Friday, May 17
Saturday, June 8

Dates may be subject to change.

Each participant is required to sign this waiver (PDF). Bring the signed forms to the sleepover.

Families: Contact Us

Group Sleepovers

Read our FAQs for important information.

Minimum number of participants per group to qualify for this group rate: 15.

Cost:

  • $50 per person (tax not included)
  • A deposit of $375 is required upon booking
  • Full payment is required two weeks before the sleepover
  • Tickets are not transferable and non-refundable (no refund of deposit or full payment).

Payment methods:
VISA, MasterCard, American Express, gift certificate.

Dates:
Friday, October 12
Friday, November 2
Saturday, January 12
Friday, January 18
Friday, February 1
Friday, March 22
Friday, April 5
Friday, May 3
Friday, June 14

Additional dates: We may be able to accommodate groups on the family-sleepover dates. Contact us to enquire.

Dates may be subject to change.

Each participant is required to sign this waiver (PDF). The group leader is asked to bring the signed forms to the sleepover.

A complete list of participants in your group is required one week before your sleepover.

 

Groups: Contact Us

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