Night at the Museum – London Science Museum Sleepover
Abbi and a group of friends were all given tickets to a London Science Museum sleepover for their Christmas presents. Last Saturday night was the Big Night.
Each group of children needs a parent to sleep over with them. Lucky for us the dad of one of the other girls was happy to forego a good nights sleep. Not sure he was fully aware what he was letting himself in for.
As Im not having to sleep over, the least I can do is drive them to the venue. We arrive at the museum for 6.30pm with sleeping bags (and large quantities of snacks) ready for the girls adventure.
Excitement mounting, while we wait for the doors to open. I duck out, and leave them to their adventure.
The following morning, the girls tell me that their evening was jam packed with things to do. They were kept busy with experiments, hands on galleries and an imax science film. The activities finish around 11.15pm, and despite consuming diabetes inducing amounts of sugar, the girls went to sleep around 12.30pm (….outlasting the dad looking after them).
In the morning – breakfast, more exhibits, an explore round the museum and of course the obligatory gift shop finished off the adventure.
They maybe didn’t get their full quota of beauty sleep, but they were all buzzing with excitement when I picked them up in the morning.
The tickets are £45 per person, and they book up quite far in advance. More details are here
Apparently sleepovers are also available at The Natural History Museum; The British Museum; London Zoo; The Golden Hynd, and Hamleys toy shop (albeit the later is around £4.5k for the night!)