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  800 Fort Negley Blvd., Nashville, TN 37203

 OPEN DAILY: Mon-Sun,10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
 CLOSED: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, and March 30, 2019 for MAD Bash

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Overnights

Overnights

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday Nights

(September – May)

Experience the ultimate exploration of science with an all-night sleepover! Your overnight experience is from 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 a.m. and includes an educational cart activity, a planetarium show, and time to adventure around the science center. Each Sleepover includes a light breakfast.

Overnights are for 40-120 students, and appropriate for ages 5 and up. Adult supervision is required. A $100 non-refundable deposit submitted with registration form will hold your date.

Program Fees:

  • $45 per child.
  • One adult is required for every four children. Required adults are admitted free, while each additional adult is $15.

Almost Overnights

Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday Nights

(September – May)

Create your own private adventure with an Almost Overnight event! Almost Overnights are from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. and include an educational cart activity, a planetarium show, and time to explore the Science Center.

Almost Overnights are for 40-120 students, and appropriate for ages 5 and up. Adult supervision is required. A $100 non-refundable deposit submitted with registration form will hold your date.

Program Fees:

  • $38 per child.
  • One adult is required for every four children. Required adults are admitted free, while each additional adult is $15.

Open Scout Overnights

This is an opportunity for smaller groups of Scouts (those who do not meet the 40-student minimum) to merge for an Adventure Science Center Overnight. Scouts will arrive at Adventure Science Center at 5:30 p.m. for an evening of fun science activities. Groups will have the opportunity to see a planetarium show, attend science programs, and explore the museum after hours. Departure is at 8:30 a.m. the following morning.

Upcoming Dates:

  • November 3, 2018  |  Girl Scout Night

Program Fees:

  • $45 per scout
  • One adult is required for every four children. Required adults are admitted free, while each additional adult is $15.

Overnights are appropriate for ages 5 and up. These dates are set aside for smaller troops to have a combined Sleepover. If you have 40 scouts or more, call about having your own troop sleepover.


Overnights FAQ

Where will the campers be allowed to sleep in the science center?

Once your reservation is confirmed, you will receive a copy of our building map complete with pre-selected sleeping areas.  Please note that sleeping amongst our exhibits in the Science Center, there are certain aspects that you may find different from home or regular camping.

What if we have a group that does not meet the minimum participant requirement?

If your group is a scouting group, please check above under “Open Scout Overnights” to see if we have any upcoming dates scheduled. If you are not a scouting group or do not see a date listed that works with your schedule, STAY TUNED! We are constantly working to improve our overnight experience and add new dates when available.

Is any food included in our overnight stay?

Optional Add-On Dinner – $5 per person (includes Subway® sandwich platters, chips, and tea or lemonade); any additional food or beverages will need to be provided by the group. 

A light breakfast in the morning is provided at no additional charge and includes coffee, pastries and granola bars.

Who is responsible for program participants during the overnight?

For every overnight there will be a minimum of two program staff that will facilitate your evening activities however staff are not responsible for the behavior of campers during the visit. To help recruit chaperones for your event, for every four participants you will receive one FREE chaperone. 

Can our group hang out at the science center before or after our event?

While we would love for your troop to come for a visit we have strict building entry and exit requirements.  Groups may not re-enter the building for check-in until 5:30pm and all participants must clear the building in the morning after the overnight by 8:30am.  If you would like to bring your group for a field trip during normal business hours please visit adventuresci.org/fieldtrips to make a reservation inquiry.

OK. We are ready to book our overnight, what’s the next step?

Please complete the form found below to make your initial overnight inquiry.  On the form you will see an option to list at least three dates that could work for your groups overnight. Once your information has been received our staff will reach out to schedule a call to confirm your date, go over any additional details and collect the $100 deposit payment. 

 

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