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Nature Sleepovers

For Groups

Enjoy guided activities, 3D movies and catering, in addition to a night in one of our galleries! (Plus general admission the next day). More information.

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Nature Sleepover for Adults

April 25, 2020—Cancelled

Treat yourself to an experience like no other: after hours in a museum with fun activities, movies, music and camping overnight in a gallery!

It's a unique way to celebrate a special occasion, as a couple, or with a group of friends.

The Experience

  • Orientation and welcome cocktail
  • Dinner
  • Dinos after dark (Fossil Gallery by flashlight)
  • Hands-on tide-pool exploration
  • Guided beverage-tasting activity
  • Cello music under the moon
  • Encounters with nocturnal animals
  • Diorama sketching
  • Meditation in the butterfly house
  • Free roaming in the permanent galleries until midnight
  • Cash bar
  • Midnight snack
  • All-night movie marathon, tea and sweet treats
  • Morning yoga session under the moon
  • Breakfast
  • And more!

The Nature Boutique will be open as of 7 am.

The sleepover also includes overnight parking (until 9 am) and next-day museum admission.

Important Information

Open to: Ages 19 and older; photo I.D. is required
Date: April 25, 2020—Cancelled
Time: 6:45 pm – 9 am

Reservations are required. No refunds will be given.

A quick event briefing will start at 7:30 pm.

This event is not suitable for a bachelor or bachelorette party.

The museum reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the event as required, such as adjusting the location, timing or content of the activities. This is to ensure a safe and excellent experience for all guests at all times

Please read the FAQs before purchasing your ticket to ensure you get the most out of the event.

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

The sleepover includes dinner. This seasonal meal will be confirmed soon.


Please select your main-course preference upon booking, for each person in your party:

  • Marsala chicken breast, lemon-balm orzo, sweet peas
  • Vegetarian mushroom stacker with cherry tomatoes and bocconcini pesto, lemon orzo, market vegetables.

Gluten-free option: Rice will be substituted for the orzo as a gluten-free option.


  • $175 per person (tax not included)
  • Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.

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

Ticket sales close two weeks before the event, so don't hesitate in case you miss out!

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