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Sleepover: Dinosaurs

Add to calendar 2020-02-28 18:30:00 2020-02-28 18:30:00 Event - Sleepovers - NHM - February 28 Natural History Museum nhm infoweb@nhm.org America/Los_Angeles public
A group of children at an NHM sleepover event admiring the Dueling Dinos display


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Members: $75 per person
Non-members: $85 per person
Group Rates: $75 per person, 10 person minimum
Parking is an additional $12 per vehicle

Tickets are sold out. Visit our Sleepovers page to sign up to receive notifications for ticket sales for future programs.

Explore the Dinosaur Hall after-hours, see a Dinosaur Encounters show, enjoy dinosaur touch specimens, and more!

Sleepovers include access to museum exhibits after hours, 3D movies, themed crafts, activities, a scavenger hunt, and special performances. It also includes an evening snack and continental breakfast the next day. Ask our knowledgeable Gallery Interpreters and Volunteers one-on-one questions about our exhibits and see special touch-specimens to match each theme. Each sleepover event gives you complimentary museum admission passes to further explore the museum the next day.

For children ages 5-12. Children must be accompanied by an adult with no more than two adults per one child and at least one adult per four children. See booking policies below for more information.

For Group Reservations call 213.763.3218.

Sleepover Schedule


6:30 pm to 7:30 pm: Check-in; setup sleeping area
7:30 pm to 8 pm: Orientation, snack, special performance
8 pm to 10 pm: Activities
10 pm to 10:30 pm: Get ready for bed
10:30 pm: Lights out!


7 am: Lights on!
7 am: Breakfast
8 am: Exhibit viewing and special access to the Museum Store
9:30 am: Museum opens for the day

Schedule Notes

  • No entry permitted after 8 pm
  • Sleeping areas will be setup on a first-come, first-served basis; guests will check in and then make their way to the Mammal Halls to setup their sleeping areas
  • We recommend eating dinner before arriving on Friday evening

Additional Information

Whether you have a specific question or just want to be prepared for your night, please read our detailed guides

Booking Policies and Sleepover Rules

Related Exhibitions

Dinosaur Hall

Explore the Age of Dinosaurs (and see how scientists discover them) in our award-winning exhibition!

Learn more about Dinosaur Hall
Dueling Dinos

See a Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops locked in battle.

Learn more about Dueling Dinos