Dozin' with the Dinos

Young girl in pajamas lying on sleeping bag in Dinosaur Hall

SUE the T. rex is having a sleepover!

You've seen The Field Museum during the day, now join us on an overnight adventure! Learn about the collections from Field Museum scientists, explore amazing animals, see our Inside Ancient Egypt exhibition by flashlight, draw live subjects like researchers do, and wrap the night up by sharing stories. Spend the night in an exhibition and see the Museum in a new way! 

Overnights are only available for families and groups with children ages 6-12. For information about the event, including a sample schedule and frequently asked questions, please download the Overnight Packet

Dozin' with the Dinos Dates and Tickets: Thanks for a great 2017 Season! Announcing the 2018 dates. These are not on sale yet, but will be soon! 

In 2018, we will have our Dozin' with the Dinos overnights on January 19, January 26, February 2, February 16, February 23, March 2, March 9, March 24 (Our only Saturday event of the year!), April 6, and May 4. So plan ahead, and when these become available online, you can select the date you'd like to attend, then choose between packages for families (fewer than 15 attendees) or groups (15 or more attendees). For a walkthrough of the ticketing process, please use the Ticketing User's Manual

If you would like a more visual approach to our ticketing system, check out our video tutorials, both for family tickets and ticketing for groups of over 15

Dozin' Merchandise: We are now able to pre-sell merchandise at the time of your ticket purchase! Once you choose your tickets and confirm them, you'll be given the option to order T-shirts, hats, pillow cases, and magnets at the same time. Already have tickets? Simply check out the Pre-Order Form we have, fill it out, and email it to! We will continue to improve this feature as the season progresses, as well.  

Note: We are unable to provide refunds, all sales are final. The Field Museum is not responsible for personal matters that may bar participants from attending the overnight event. Exchanges must be made in advance of the event. A $10 per ticket fee will be applied. Exchanges cannot be made after the event date has passed.

Questions? Call the overnight hotline at (312) 665-7525 or email

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