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Want to spend a child-free evening on the town while your child explores the museum after dark? Drop off your kids on Friday, July 12 so they can explore our most popular exhibitions, experience enhanced programming, dinner and more while you relax knowing they’re taken care of for the evening.

Throughout the night, your children will be able to explore exhibitions, including the Aquarium and Strange Matter, as well as our newest exhibition – The Secret World Inside You. They will also participate in hands-on activities in MeLaβ and will be tantalized by a special show all about the science of fire.

  • Cheese pizza dinner and a late night snack are included
  • Cost is $60 per child (ages 5-17 only), $40 per additional sibling.*
  • Drop-off is between 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Pick-up is between 10:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.**

Online registration is closed. Walk-up registrations on July 12 will be accepted until 7:30 p.m. but are subject to a $10 fee per child.

*Discount only applicable to siblings, not other relatives (cousins) or friends.
**Photo ID is required for pick-up. All children must be picked up by 12:00 a.m. There will be a fee of $5 per minute after 12:00 a.m. for late pick-ups.

Parking Instructions

  • Parking will be available at a flat rate of $10 beginning at 6:00 p.m.