Festive Night Owls Sleepover


    There’s nothing little ones love more than sleepovers – except maybe Christmas! The Museum of London are offering you the chance to join them for a special sleepover for an evening of festivities and fun.

    Grab your sleeping bag and find out what happens in the museum at night and how the magic comes to life! You’ll learn all about how different Londoners celebrated the Christmas season in the past and meet historical characters to tell you first hand!

    There’ll be hands-on and interactive activities inspired by our ancestors Christmas celebrations on a journey through time, starting with the Romans and finishing with the Victorians…

    Yo Saturnalia!
    Award winning children’s author (The Roman Mysteries) and classicist, Caroline Lawrence reveals how the Roman’s enjoyed the winter solstice.

    Fantastical Feasting
    Rich Medieval and Tudor men and women would feast fantastically at Christmas time. Create a feast fit for a king with an art workshop.

    Christmas with the Victorians
    Grab a torch and venture into our traditional Victorian walk gallery. A mysterious character will help you on your quest. Will you be the first solve our Christmas mystery? Plus get to know the Victorians with traditional Victorian parlour games.

    You’ll then bed down in the museum for lights out at midnight, before a bright and early breakfast the next day. Breakfast, morning tea and coffee are all included. Storage for belongings will be provided for those who want to continue visiting the museum when it opens at 10am.

    So pack your toothbrush and head down to The Museum of London for a night of mischief and magic!

    Date: Saturday 12 December 2015, 6.45pm – 9.40am

    Location: Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London, EC2Y 5HN

    Details: For children aged 7-11 years

    Admission: £60 per person

    Group sizes:

    • For one child, one adult is required
    • 1-4 children, 1 adult is required
    • 5-8 children, 2 adults required
    • 9-12 children, 3 adults required
    • 13-16 children, 4 adults are required.

    Group offer
    We are offering one free adult place with every group of ten children to help group and party organisers. To redeem this offer please follow the booking process as normal. One adult will be automatically discounted from your basket when you check out.