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Overnight Adventures

It’s a Night at the Museum!

Grab your sleeping bag and head out in search of an adventure at one of the most exciting places in town! Offered year round, Overnight Adventures are a once in a lifetime opportunity for your group to spend the night at McWane Science Center. Enjoy an evening filled with hands-on learning in the exhibit halls, larger-than-life experiences in the IMAX® Dome Theater and educational programs tailored to fit your group, including badge programs for Scout Troops. Let us help you customize an overnight adventure for your group! For more information or to schedule an Overnight Adventure, call (205) 714-8323.

Overnight Package Includes

  • Dinner
  • Continental breakfast
  • After Hours admission to Adventure Halls
  • Exciting science program

Rates

  • $40 per participant
  • $10/person IMAX Dome Theater Film (optional)
  • $15 Overnight Adventure T-Shirt (optional – preorder only)

*If you plan to attend the evening’s activities, but not stay overnight, you will still be charged the full price. No discounts or coupons
apply.

Customize your Overnight Adventure Experience: (additional fees apply)

  • IMAX Dome Theater Film
  • Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream
  • Souvenirs
  • Classroom Activities and Merit Badge Programs
  • Overnight Adventure Patches
  • And more!

Group Size

A minimum of 100 participants are required. One adult is required for every five children. Overnight Adventure participants, including siblings, must be first grade and older.

Shared open dates including merit badge programs available for smaller groups. Prices and programming may vary.

Call 205-714-8323 for more information.

Current Open Dates for Smaller Groups
Please check back for updates.

Family Overnights

Family Overnights will take place throughout the year! Click here for dates our upcoming family sleepover dates!

Reservations

To reserve an Overnight Adventure or for more information, please email lgarrett@mcwane.org or fill out our Overnight Adventure Online Request Form.

Overnight Merchandise

Overnight Adventure T-Shirts are now available for pre-order! Just fill out your Pre-Order form and pick up your COOL STUFF when you arrive!

Parking

Parking is available for Overnight guests. Parking will be charged at the rate of $5/vehicle and is payable by cash or credit card. The parking deck will close at 10:00pm and reopen at 6:30am.

Cancellation Policy

One month’s notice is required from the date of booking for all overnights. A deposit or credit card number is due prior to overnight confirmation and will be considered non-refundable.