Sleepover at the National Archives
Have you ever wondered what happens in a museum after the building closes and the lights go out? Now’s your chance!
A night of adventure awaits at the National Archives! Join us for a special sleepover at the National Archives Museum in Washington, DC, and spend the night next to America’s most precious treasures: the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.
During the fall sleepover, explorers will dive into our nation’s treasured records; explore the museum with a scavenger hunt; sleep in the Rotunda near the Declaration of Independence and Constitution; and make memories to last a lifetime.
Guests also will be treated to movies in the museum’s William G. McGowan Theater before turning in for the night, and will enjoy breakfast – including pancakes flipped by Archivist of the United States David S. Ferriero! – and more activities the next morning.
October 13, 2018 (SOLD OUT)
Time: 6:30pm Saturday until 8:30am Sunday
Location: National Archives Museum, Washington, DC
Price: $125 per attendee; $100 for Foundation members
Ages: recommended for children 8-12 years old; chaperones must be 21+ (adults must be accompanied by a child)
The upcoming October Sleepover is currently at capacity. If you would like to join a waitlist, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Can’t make this one? Join us in February!
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History, Heroes & Treasures is made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation with the generous support of John Hancock. In-kind support provided by Occasions Caterers.