Thank the movie Night at the Museum for not only igniting your kid’s interest in historical artifacts, buildings and things of the past, but also opening up doors across the U.S. for after-hours fun. Wonder what you can do at these galleries when the lights out? Click through our flipbook to see the top 18 museums and zoos where you can stay the night and let your curious mind wander.

Overnight Adventures at Tallahassee Museum – Tallahassee, Fl

Tiny museum goers who love animals, crafts and games will love sleeping amongst the Tallahassee Museum's collection. Go on a night prowl, get crafty and have an animal encounter. Real enthusiasts can even host their overnight birthday party for their friends and all at this Florida museum.

Cost: $375/up to 15 individuals

Online: tallahasseemuseum.org

photo: Tallahassee Museum via yelp

 

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— Annette Benedetti & Christal Yuen