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The Natural History Museum’s Adults-Only Sleepovers are Back Starting June 17

June 13, 2016 by Virginia Isaad

For those of you who grew up watching The Land Before Time films, enjoyed playing with Creepy Crawlers, and had an insatiable curiosity for life science this “nerd-chic” night means you can still nerd out but you can now do it with beer and stay up past midnight.

The Natural History Museum is once again hosting adults-only slumber parties starting on June 17 with dates through October.

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Each event kicks off at 7 p.m. and runs until 8 a.m. the following morning.

VP of Annual Giving Danielle Brown's PJs on point at tonight's adult #sleepover. #nhmallnighter

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The overnight experience includes science talks with NHM experts, museum trivia games, a scavenger hunt, a Secrets and Legends Museum tour, dancing with music from a DJ, a midnight movie screening and a buffet with craft beer and wine and a breakfast buffet. The night wouldn’t be complete without some mingling with the dinos by sleeping in the Dinosaur Hall along with a behind-the-scenes evening tour.

Natural History Museum Sleepover

Credit: NHM on Facebook

Full schedule of themes/films below:

June 17 -18: “Buggy Nights” is all about insects with a screening of The Fly. 

July 16 – 17: “Up Owl Night!” is all about all-nighter birds with a screening of The Birds.

Aug. 12 – Aug. 13: “Living in a Material World” focuses on how radiation and nuclear waste affects minerals.

Aug. 26 – Aug. 27: “Snailed It!” is all about the love dart shooting land snail.

Oct. 29- 30: “You are NOT the Father” is about the mating habits of bats. There will be a Halloween costume contest.

All guests must be 21 or older to register. Tickets are $119 per person for members and  $135 per person for general admission.

For more information visit nhm.org.

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