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Nature Sleepover for Adults

April 25, 2020

Sleep overnight in a gallery and have an experience like no other: after hours in the museum with food, science and music.

The sleepover also includes overnight parking (until 9 am), next-day shopping and next-day museum admission.

It's the perfect gift to celebrate a special day or someone or as a treat for a group of friends.

The Experience

The night begins with a welcome cocktail. After a quick orientation, you will be served a delicious three-course meal.

As the evening gets under way, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy a range of activities, including:

  • dinos after dark
  • hands-on tide-pool exploration
  • a tasting activity
  • cello music under the moon
  • encounters with nocturnal animals
  • diorama sketching
  • meditation in the butterfly house
  • free roaming in the permanent galleries
  • all-night movie marathon, tea and sweet treats
  • morning yoga session under the moon
  • and more!

Throughout the evening, a cash bar will be serving a variety of drinks.

At midnight, you will be treated to a yummy snack under the moon!

Set up your sleeping quarters in one of our permanent galleries.

After your overnight experience, you will be off to a good start with a healthy breakfast.

The Nature Boutique will be open as of 7 am.

Important Information

Open to: Ages 19 and older; photo I.D. is required
Date: April 25, 2020
Time: 6:45 pm – 9 am

Reservations are required. No refunds will be given.

A quick event briefing will start at 7:30 pm.

This event is not suitable for a bachelor or bachelorette party.

The museum reserves the right to make any necessary changes to the event as required, such as adjusting the location, timing or content of the activities. This is to ensure a safe and excellent experience for all guests at all times

Please read the FAQs before purchasing your ticket to ensure you get the most out of the event.

Each participant is required to sign this waiver (PDF). Bring the signed forms to the sleepover.

You will be served a delicious three-course dinner. This seasonal meal will be confirmed soon.

A Memorable Experience!

Nature Sleepovers for Adults is a bucket-list experience in Ottawa's castle. It's the perfect gift to celebrate a special day or someone or as a treat for a group of friends.


  • $175 per person (tax not included)
  • Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable.

Payment methods: VISA, MasterCard, American Express, gift certificate.

Ticket sales close two weeks before the event, so don't hesitate in case you miss out!

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