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Super Science Sleepover: Cryptid Hunt

Maryland Science Center
Oct. 20 - 21, 2023, 5:30pm - 9am
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The evidence is mounting; cryptids have made the Maryland Science Center their home.

Search for clues and artifacts left behind by these elusive creatures and use science to reveal the invisible. Play a game to learn about the real-life creatures that have inspired the legends. Engineer a trap and create your own cryptid to take home.

Who Can Attend?

Children must be age 5+ and all children must have a paid adult in their party.

What Happens at a Super Science Sleepover?

Check-in: Please arrive between 5:30-7:30pm on Friday, October 20th. Guests must enter through the Constellation Learning/Group Entrance located around the back of the building off of Key Highway. You cannot enter or exit through the Harbor Lobby. Parking information can be found here.

After check-in, there will be locations to store your belongings until it is time to sleep. All exhibits will be open for exploration and special activities will be located throughout the building.

Planetarium showing: Planetarium showing will be at 7:30pm.

Lights out: 10:15 pm. Guests will sleep on the 2nd floor.

Breakfast: A light breakfast will be provided from 7:00-8:00am.

Morning IMAX and Departure: IMAX will be shown at 8:15am. Guests can exit before or after the film.

What Should I Bring?

Slumber Supplies: Sleeping bag and pillow (no air mattresses or tents, please) and minimum toiletries. We encourage wearing clothes that you can sleep in, to the event.

Other Information:

Dinner is not provided. An evening snack is provided as well as breakfast. We encourage eating dinner before arrival, but you can bring your own food or go to any of the restaurants in the Inner Harbor. Please note that if you choose to leave the building after check-in, you must return by 9:00pm.

Any adult over the age of 18 will be required to sign a waiver.

Cancellations will be accepted for full refund up to a week before the event. After that, no refunds will be issued.

There is very limited outlet access. Please bring your phone or other devices fully charged.


Tickets: Tickets (for adults and children) should be purchased in advance. If the event is not sold out, a limited number of tickets will be available for purchase at the door until event capacity is reached. A $5 convenience fee will be added to any tickets sold at the door.