Dino Snores for Kids — Natural History Museum sleepover

Address:
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London
Tel:
0207 942 5000

Dates and ticket price

Dates & Time:
10th November 2018, 26th January, 1st, 23rd February and 16th March 2019
6.45 PM to 10 AM (next day)
Tickets & Cost:
£60 per person. See nhm.ac.uk for more details
Note: Children must be aged between 7 and 11, and there must be at least one adult in the group (two adults for 2-4 children, and three or more adults for more than 5 children)

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Have you ever seen the Ben Stiller movie Night At The Museum? Now your kids can find out what really stalks the corridors of the Natural History Museum after everyone's gone home and the doors have been shut... because they'll be sleeping inside

Exciting activities include a torch-lit tour of the galleries (watch out for T Rex moving in the dark!), a dinosaur T-shirt-making workshop, and an educational science show by one of the museum's scientists. The rest of the night will be spent sleeping in one of the atmospheric galleries.

Assuming that your kids survive the night (don't worry — they will!), they'll be woken up for a hearty breakfast before the museum opens to the public.

Dino Snores is suitable for children aged between 7 and 11. There must be a minimum of 5 children and 1 adult in your group. Frequently asked questions (like what they need to bring) can be found here.

 

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Craig’s review of Natural History Museum – “If you hate noisy kids then trust me: this isn't the museum for you. Because it's absolutely full of them. They're not the type who hold their daddy's hand and ask their mum for permission to speak. They're the school party type. They come in army-like battalions of thirty of more, all moving through the rooms like they're on a forced march through the Fens. But anyw… continued”

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