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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!

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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.

National Archives Rotunda Sleepover; Photo by Jeffrey Reed

Upcoming dates: October 8-9, 2022

Time: 6:30pm Saturday until 9:00am Sunday

LocationNational 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)

Required Forms: all guests must complete required consent forms in order to attend. Upon registration, please download and email sleepover@archivesfoundation.org with completed forms.


To make everyone’s evening enjoyable, we ask that guests follow these rules.

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Made possible in part by the National Archives Foundation with the generous support of John Hancock.

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