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Museum Overnights

Come Explore, Learn + Spend a night in the Museum!

Spend the night at the museum! Plan an Museum Overnight for team building, an end-of-the-year celebration or just for fun!   Museum Overnights  are guaranteed to be a unique experience that’s warm, dry and exciting any time of year! Your students will come alive with excitement as they explore

Available for grades 3-12 (participants must be at least 7 years old). Groups may have up to 300 participants maximum (including chaperones).

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OMSI is committed to making science-fueled fun available for all in our community. Please inquire about our financial assistance programs for school and community programs.

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Museum Overnight Highlights

Our registration team will work with you to create an experience tailored to your students’ interests and your teaching goals.

Natural Sciences Hall

Watch a 6-foot sphere come to life with images of the sun, moon, and mars with OMSI’s Science on a Sphere. Explore our Life lab, Paleontology lab, and Earth labs. 

Turbine Hall

Tackle design challenges at OMSI Innovation Stations, Go hands-on to design your own solutions to real world problems with Designing Our World,  and Explore the Physics lab and Chemistry lab.

Featured Exhibit Hall

Our featured exhibit hall changes every 3 to 6 months. Some premium featured exhibits require an additional fee for entry.

Science Playground

The perfect place for young scientists to build, explore, create, and play. Infant and toddler spaces, water area, and the climber are featured areas in our newly renovated Pre-K and younger area.


Includes bagels with schmear, fresh fruit, juice and yogurt.


Movie in the Empirical theater, submarine tour walk-thru, planetarium show, museum exploration.

Coming Soon!

Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family

March 2, 2024 – September 8, 2024

The exhibition explores the most feared and revered of all dinosaurs in new and different ways.

Model of feathered Tyrannosaur featured in Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family exhibit
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