Smithsonian to Host Summer Sleepovers For Students

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(Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

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WASHINGTON — A “Night at the Museum” will be a reality for students at the Smithsonian this summer.

The Smithsonian Associates will host Smithsonian Sleepovers at the National Museum of American History and National Museum of Natural History. The program is for children ages 8 to 12 and their chaperones.

The Smithsonian says they will explore the exhibit halls at night while solving a mystery through an interactive game and watching a film.

Smithsonian Sleepovers will be held at the American history museum May 9, June 20, July 18, Aug. 1 and Aug. 15. The natural history museum will host sleepovers May 17, June 14, June 28, July 12, July 26, Aug. 8 and Aug. 22.

Tickets are $135 per person or $120 for members.

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