Museum of Science and Industry

Science Snoozeum

Stay overnight in the Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago!


Event Essentials

  • Date:
  • November 21, 2014, January 30, 2015, February 20, 2015, March 13, 2015, April 17, 2015
  • Time:
  • 5:30 PM
  • Location:
  • Main Level, Museum-Wide
    Museum Map
  • Tickets:
  • This event requires a ticket for entry.
  • Cost:
  • $65 per person (incl. overnight admission, parking, film, activities, patch and breakfast)

Select Fridays (see dates at left): 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 a.m.

Enjoy a rare opportunity to visit the Museum after dark:

  • Explore the Museum's one-of-a-kind exhibits after everyone else has gone home.
  • Participate in special science activities and make your own science toys.
  • Complete a scavenger hunt for a special patch.
  • Sleep nose-to-nose with a 727, next to a giant heart or steps away from a toy-making factory.

It's all part of the Snoozeum! Snoozeums are open to groups of both boys and girls, ages 6 to 12. Families with children ages 6 to 12 are also welcome. Groups must have a minimum of 10 people, and one adult chaperone must accompany every five children. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.


The $65 per person fee includes overnight admission, parking, an Omnimax® film, activities, a Snoozeum patch and breakfast.

Upcoming Snoozeums for Groups and Families

[WAIT LIST ONLY] Friday, November 21:
A special Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light Snoozeum!

Friday, January 30, 2015
Friday, February 20
Friday, March 13
Friday, April 17

Sign up to be notified when new Snoozeum dates are added.

Groups Information and Registration
Details and online registration for groups coming to a Snoozeum.
Families Information and Registration
Find out more about bringing your family to MSI for a fun science sleepover!

Museum Hours
  • Daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas
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Museum Location
Museum of Science+Industry
5700 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60637
1 (773) 684-1414
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