Smithsonian Sleepovers


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Night at the Museum, anyone? Smithsonian Sleepovers take slumber parties to the next level by offering kids and their adult chaperones an exciting and educational overnight adventure in one of four Smithsonian Museums.

Try out your detective skills in the American History Museum, go exploring in the National Museum of Natural History, get inspired in the National Portrait Gallery, and prepare your flight checklist at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center!


National Air & Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
The sky is no longer the limit at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center! Sleepover guests are on a mission to explore the whole world of flight, from its pioneering days through the era of commercial aviation to the excitement of today’s space program.

May 18, 2019
July 13, 2019
Aug 17, 2019

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American History Museum Sleepovers
America’s history is alive and well at this Smithsonian Sleepover, and your kids will have plenty of opportunities to get in on the action. By researching and working to solve the mystery of America’s missing treasures, kids will not only develop a greater appreciation for our great nation but will hopefully gain a better understanding of their unique place in it, as well.

May 24, 2019
June 15, 2019
July 5, 2019

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National Museum of Natural History Sleepovers
Wonders never cease…and neither will your child’s enthusiasm as they investigate relics of the past, marvel at precious gemstones, and explore other cultures as part of this Smithsonian Sleepover. Interactive is the way to go at this museum.

June 21, 2019
June 28, 2019
July 19, 2019
July 26, 2019
Aug 2, 2019
Aug 9, 2019

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National Portrait Gallery Sleepovers
Got a budding artist in your home? Then the Smithsonian Sleepover at the National Portrait Gallery is the perfect place for your young Picasso. He or she is sure to be inspired by the portraits and the lessons of those who’ve shaped our country’s history while also learning about different art mediums, which will come in handy as they create their own portfolios and display their work in a one-night-only gallery exhibition!

Aug 23, 2019

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Disclaimer/Terms: These opportunities are subject to last minute cancellations and changes that might not be reflected in this DullesMoms.com post. Please, always confirm by calling/clicking.



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