“Smithsonian Sleepovers” is one of the great programs produced by “The Smithsonian Associates,” who offer a true night at the museum with a unique overnight planned events designed to discover various science topics concludes in sleeping under Phoenix, a giant North American whale.
Sleepovers will be held May 17, May 31, June 15, June 28, July 12, July 26, Aug. 9 and Aug. 23 beginning at 7 p.m. and ending at 8:45 a.m. the next morning. T-shirts are available for purchase while at the sleepover.
Yearly “The Smithsonian Associates” have been ‘educating and entertaining audiences for more than 45 years’; therefore, the associates designed and lined up well over 750 separate curricula each year delivering unique experiences for learning and growth.
After a fun filled night of exploring, Kids and chaperons will experience the museum in a whole new way via interactive exhibitions in several different exhibit halls, comprised of topic-based questions, puzzles, games and challenges; exhibit-based craft projects; and a great IMAX 3D film screening of Born to be Wild.
Beginning on March 4, tickets are available for $135 for general admission or $120 for Associate members. Ticket 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.
Chaperons must be 21 years or older and target ages are 8 to 12 and may participate. There is a requirement for all groups, who registers, one adult chaperon for every three children and no siblings younger than 8 years old.
All participating in the sleepover must pre-register by calling (202) 633-303, or visit “The Smithsonian Associates” information and box office located in the S. Dillon Ripley Center at 1100 Jefferson Dr. S.W., Suite 3077.
Continuously there are different types of children groups and individual families will discover science through an adventure designed specifically for children through interactive exhibit halls at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
Yearly “The Smithsonian Associates” are very busy creating quality educational programs for each of the museums across the Smithsonian Institute to include their quality entertainments and expert lecturers.
The lecture programs are not a mere dialog but they cover a multitude of educational adults topics, and include exceptional artists in the performing arts for audiences of all ages, not just in the D.C. area but across our nation.