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Age

Designed especially for children ages 6-14. One 21+ chaperone is required for every four guests ages 6-14. Children under 6 may not attend. Available for teens and adults.

Location

Perot Museum

Snore and Explore at the Perot Museum!

Go behind the scenes at the Perot Museum with after-hours access to intriguing exhibits, a live science show, and hands-on discovery — with a late-night snack, 3D movie and light breakfast to round out the experience. Plus, parking is FREE for sleepover guests!

Request for More Information

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TENTATIVE SCHEDULE: Please be aware certain sleepover experiences may vary. 

  • 6:30pm Gear drop-off/Check-in
  • 7:30pm Sleepover welcome!
  • 7:30-9:30pm Museum Store is open
  • 7:30-11:30pm
    -Open exploration
    -Family-friendly film in the Theater
    -Snack time
    -Interactive science show
  • 11pm Dance party
  • Midnight Lights out!
  • 7am Rise and shine! Light breakfast available.
  • 8am Farewell!

Our Staff

All sleepover personnel undergo a background check. Volunteers at overnight events are Perot Museum placement members of the Junior League of Dallas.

Your Group

Groups of all sizes are welcome — from a parent and child to entire organizations. We require one chaperone at least 21 years of age for every four guests ages 6-14. Children under the age of 6 will not be allowed to attend.

Private Sleepovers

Private sleepovers are a great way to spend an educational, fun-filled night with your exclusive group. Bring your students, scouts, church group, or family reunion for a night they will never forget. Dates are available year round, excluding December. Contact the Family Adventures department at 214.756.5763 to check on available dates and schedule your private sleepover.

Reservation Guidelines

  • The reservation process starts by completing the Request for More Information
  • The forms in the Group Leader Packet are due no later than two weeks prior to sleepover date
  • Full payment is due at the time of registration
  • Special payment arrangements may be made for groups of more than 12
  • Payments are nonrefundable and nontransferable

Financial Aid

Title 1 schools and disadvantaged students may qualify for financial aid. Contact the Family Adventures department at 214.756.5763 for more details.

Souvenir Shirts and Patches

Souvenir Sleepover Shirts and Patches
  • Preorder to receive a 10% discount
  • Preorders must be received at least one week prior to the night of the Museum Sleepover
  • Shirt text printed with glow‑in‑the‑dark ink
  • Pick up your souvenirs in the store the day of the Sleepover

Download Sleepover Souvenir Form

Questions?

Call 214.756.5763

Get Wild About the Perot Museum on September 2!

Go behind the scenes at the Perot Museum with after-hours access to intriguing exhibits, exclusive demonstrations and hands-on discovery to see what drives us WILD about science and nature! At this sleepover, we'll be bringing out some live wild critters — everything from the creepy crawly to the stunningly beautiful. You'll also get to be part of a live Superhero Science show, see Wild Africa 3D in our Theater, create a bracelet using the secret language of computers, and bring your own drawings to life using an animation machine. You can go on an adventure in a Museum-wide scavenger hunt, and bust a move at a dinosaur dance party. You'll even get a late-night snack and light breakfast to keep you going. Plus, parking is FREE for sleepover guests!

Pricing: $45/youth, $30/adult chaperone

For more information, see the Overview at right.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE: Please be aware certain sleepover experiences may vary. 

  • 6:30pm Gear drop-off/Check-in
  • 7:30pm Sleepover welcome!
  • 7:30-9:30pm Museum Store is open
  • 7:30-11:30pm
    -Open exploration
    -Live animals
    -Wild Africa 3D in the Theater
    -Snack time
    -Live Superhero Science show
  • 11pm Dino Dance party
  • Midnight Lights out!
  • 7am Rise and shine! Light breakfast available.
  • 8am Farewell!

Souvenir Shirts and Patches

Souvenir Sleepover Shirts and Patches
  • Preorder to receive a 10% discount
  • Preorders must be received at least one week prior to the night of the Museum Sleepover
  • Shirt text printed with glow‑in‑the‑dark ink
  • Pick up your souvenirs in the store the day of the Sleepover

Download Sleepover Souvenir Form

Questions?

Call 214.756.5763

Snore and Explore at a Girl Scout Sleepover on
September 15!

Investigation

Brownies, Juniors, and Cadettes: Sharpen your senses and investigate the world around you! You will earn your investigation category badges by going behind the scenes at the Perot Museum. Learn the secret code of computers, extract some DNA, discover the mystery of your fingertips, and more. You’ll even get to meet the Head of Forensics at DPD, and the Head Criminologist at UTD at this one of-a-kind sleepover.

Pricing: $45/youth, $30/adult chaperone

This is an all-girls sleepover, but males may chaperone. 

For more information, see the Overview at right.

Snore and Explore at the Amaze Your Brain Sleepover on October 6!

Did you know that peanut butter can be converted into diamonds? Or that it's impossible for astronauts to burp in space? Find out the science behind these and other amazing facts at a fun-filled, action-packed sleepover! You'll get to go behind the scenes at the Perot Museum with after-hours access to exhibits including robots, sports, an earthquake table, dinosaurs, and more. Be dazzled by a live science show that explores shocking electricity and changing matter, see a 3D film, and have a snack and light breakfast to round out your experience. 

Pricing: $45/youth, $30/adult chaperone

For more information, see the Overview at right.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE: Please be aware certain sleepover experiences may vary. 

  • 6:30pm Gear drop-off/Check-in
  • 7:30pm Sleepover welcome!
  • 7:30-9:30pm Museum Store is open
  • 7:30-11:30pm
    -Open exploration
    -Hurricane 3D in the Theater
    -Snack time
    -Interactive science show
  • 11pm Dance party
  • Midnight Lights out!
  • 7am Rise and shine! Light breakfast available.
  • 8am Farewell!

Souvenir Shirts and Patches

Souvenir Sleepover Shirts and Patches
  • Preorder to receive a 10% discount
  • Preorders must be received at least one week prior to the night of the Museum Sleepover
  • Shirt text printed with glow‑in‑the‑dark ink
  • Pick up your souvenirs in the store the day of the Sleepover

Download Sleepover Souvenir Form

Questions?

Call 214.756.5763

Snore and Explore at the Spooktacular Halloween Sleepover, October 27!

You won't want to miss a spooktacular night of exciting science, hair-raising crafts and interactive demos, topped off with a family-friendly Halloween film! So wear your favorite costume, grab your sleeping bag and get ready to doze with the dinos - Halloween style!

Activities Will Include
  • Spooky Science Show
  • Family-Friendly Halloween Film
  • Moster Mash Dance Party
  • Exploding Pumpkins
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Ghost Bubbles
  • Costume Contest
  • Halloween Experiments
  • Candy Stations
  • Photo Booth provided by DFW Child
  • And So Much More!

Pricing: $50/youth, $40/adult chaperone

For more information, see the Overview at right.

​This one-of-a-kind, all-night experience will sell fast, so reserve your spot before it mysteriously disappears!

Reserve Now!

Tentative Schedule

  • 6:30pm Check in
  • 7:15pm Welcome to your sleepover adventure!
  • 7:30pm Family-friendly film
  • 8:00pm Exciting Science Demonstration
  • 8:45pm Snack Time
  • 9-10pm Museum Store is open
  • 9-11:30pm Explore the five levels of the Museum and special hands-on activities
  • Midnight Lights out!
  • 7:15am Rise and shine!
  • 7am Breakfast
  • 8am Farewell!

Souvenir Shirts and Patches

Souvenir Sleepover Shirts and Patches
  • Preorder to receive a 10% discount
  • Preorders must be received at least one week prior to the night of the Museum Sleepover
  • Shirt text printed with glow‑in‑the‑dark ink
  • Pick up your souvenirs in the store the day of the Sleepover

Download Sleepover Souvenir Form

Questions?

Call 214.756.5763

Snore and Explore at the Journey to Space Sleepover, November 3!

3. 2. 1 Blast off! Get ready for a cosmic adventure at the special Journey to Space Sleepover on November 3, here at the Perot Museum! Sleepover guests will get as close to being in space as one can get from Earth. It’s an incredible and unforgettable hands-on and climb-aboard adventure of science fun and learning that can’t be found anywhere else. They’ll experience the sights, sounds, and smells on board an orbiting space station, and try their hands at some of the feats of engineering that supports astronauts. Keep your eyes wide open as you take a journey you will never forget.

Special Pricing: $50/youth, $40/adult chaperone

For more information, see the Overview at right.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE: Please be aware certain sleepover experiences may vary. 

  • 6:30pm Gear drop-off/Check-in
  • 7:30pm Sleepover welcome!
  • 7:30-9:30pm Museum Store is open
  • 7:30-11:30pm
    -Open exploration
    -Family-friendly film in the Theater
    -Snack time
    -Interactive science show
  • 11pm Dance party
  • Midnight Lights out!
  • 7am Rise and shine! Light breakfast available.
  • 8am Farewell!

Souvenir Shirts and Patches

Souvenir Sleepover Shirts and Patches
  • Preorder to receive a 10% discount
  • Preorders must be received at least one week prior to the night of the Museum Sleepover
  • Shirt text printed with glow‑in‑the‑dark ink
  • Pick up your souvenirs in the store the day of the Sleepover

Download Sleepover Souvenir Form

Questions?

Call 214.756.5763

Snore and Explore, January 6!

You won't want to miss a whimsical, wintery night of exciting animals, a flurry of science experiments, a holiday film, plus a Winter Wonderland themed photo to take home! So wear your festive pajamas, grab your sleeping bag, and get ready to Snore and Explore — Winter Wonderland style!

Special Pricing: $50/youth, $40/adult chaperone

  • 6:30pm Gear drop-off/Check-in
  • 7:30pm Sleepover welcome!
  • 7:30-9:30pm Museum Store is open
  • 7:30-11:30pm
    -Open exploration
    -Family-friendly film in the Theater
    -Snack time
    -Interactive science show
  • 11pm Dance party
  • Midnight Lights out!
  • 7am Rise and shine! Light breakfast available.
  • 8am Farewell!

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:
Super Robot
Instant Snow
The Melting Snowman
Create a Snowflake 

Dallas Zoo Winter Show
We are bringing the Dallas Zoo to you! This is a 30-minute interactive program that features winter animals from all around the world.

Winter Wonderland Photo Booth
Strike a pose at our Green Screen Photo Booth with special Winter Wonderland theme backgrounds. 

Fire & Ice Show
Enjoy an explosive and entertaining auditorium show while you have a complementary late night snack.

Frost Bubbles
What do you get when you fill a bubble with a carbon dioxide cloud? Frost Bubbles!

Winter Dance Party
Come limbo and dance with our special prehistoric friend.

Souvenir Shirts and Patches

Souvenir Sleepover Shirts and Patches
  • Preorder to receive a 10% discount
  • Preorders must be received at least one week prior to the night of the Museum Sleepover
  • Shirt text printed with glow‑in‑the‑dark ink
  • Pick up your souvenirs in the store the day of the Sleepover

Download Sleepover Souvenir Form

Questions?

Call 214.756.5763

Snore and Explore at a Girl Scouts Sleepover on February 2!

Engineering: Build Your World

Learn to solve problems and make the world better through engineering! Earn a badge through a one-of-a-kind, girl scouts-only experience! Go behind the scenes at the Perot Museum with after-hours access to intriguing exhibits, a dance party with dinosaurs, and hands-on discovery — with a late-night snack, and light breakfast to round out the experience! 

Pricing: $45/youth, $30/adult chaperone

This is an all-girls sleepover, but males may chaperone. 

For more information, see the Overview at right.