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Sleepovers at the Fleet

Have you ever wanted to spend an adventurous night in a museum?

Now you can! The science center is all yours after dark, with a touchable tornado, whisper dishes, electrifying exhibits and more! You'll also get to attend two fun, educational workshops, participate in a scavenger hunt and experience an IMAX movie in the Heikoff Giant Dome Theater.

This is the perfect opportunity for an amazing night of fun, with the added bonus of learning about science and the world around you.

Your night of fun includes:

  • Fleet Science Center admission and exploration of our hands-on, do touch interactive exhibit galleries that provide a unique, self-guided learning experience for all ages
  • An IMAX® show in the world's first Giant Dome Theater. Come nose-to-nose with wild animals, plunge deep into the ocean to swim with sea creatures or blast into space to discover new galaxies!
  • Two fun, hands-on educational workshops
  • A scavenger hunt in the science center
  • Music and dancing
  • A light continental breakfast
  • 15% discount in the North Star Science Store

Package Prices

  • Basic Sleepover Package: $55 per child, parent and/or guardian.
  • Deluxe Sleepover Package: $75 per child, parent and/or guardian. Includes a pizza dinner, milk and a cookie snack.

Snacks will be available for purchase from our concession stand. Pizza, milk and cookies must be pre-paid with the Deluxe Sleepover Package.

For questions, call our Special Events Department at (619) 238-1233 ext. 761.

Please note: We require a 1:5 ratio of adults to kids.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel 10 days or more prior to the sleepover, 50% of your payment will be refunded. If you cancel fewer than 10 days prior to the sleepover, no refund will be issued.


Take a look at our Sleepover Participate Guide for more information!