Ages: 6 - 12 years

Enjoy a night of adventure at the Australian Museum! Curious minds aged 6-12 years old and their grown-ups have the opportunity to experience an unforgettable night filled with excitement and discovery.

Indulge in a delicious dinner, immerse yourself in a thrilling movie in the Theatre and embark on a torchlight tour to unveil the Museum's hidden wonders including the scene-stealing Dinosaurs Gallery!

Winny, the Muttaburrasaurus, will make an appearances before you drift off to sleep in one of the Museum’s oldest galleries. Prepare for a night of wonder and exploration that will create memories to last a lifetime.

Please note, DinoSnore Sleepover guests will sleep in either Dinosaurs or Wild Planet.

Children must be accompanied by an adult, with a minimum of one adult to three children ratio. Adults are not permitted without a child.

Your DinoSnore experience includes accommodation, dinner and breakfast, guided torchlight tours highlighting parts of the Museum, interactive experiences, discounted parking and more.

  • Sleeping bag and pillow (we provide a single camping mattress however, guests are welcome to bring their own if preferred)
  • Pyjamas
  • Toiletries (note: there will be no showers)
  • Torch
  • Please leave valuables at home or keep on your person at all times (note: there will be no lockers).


The Australian Museum is located on the corner of College Street and William Street in central Sydney, just across the road from Hyde Park and opposite St Mary's Cathedral.

Bus, train and parking information can be found here. Please note that there is no parking available at the Museum so we have arranged a special flat rate of $15 overnight parking at 70 Riley Street Wilson Carpark for DinoSnore guests from 4pm. To receive the discount, pre-book online at book a bay and use promo code DINOSNORE.

  • Sleeping bag, pillow (we provide a single camping mattress however, guests are welcome to bring their own if preferred)
  • Comfortable sleeping clothes
  • Torch
  • Toothbrush, toiletries and wash cloth (no showers available)
  • Bottle of water. There will be water available at dinner and breakfast, but we recommend guests bring their own water bottle to have in case you get thirsty during the night.
  • Please note: the Museum is unable to store personal belongings so please leave valuables at home.

The program is not suited to children under 6 years of age and each child does require a ticket.

If you are running late then please call Security on 02 9320 6335 when you arrive. They can radio event staff to let you in.

We will serve a Buffet Dinner and Continental Breakfast with a range of options including catering for any allergies or food intolerances.

No. We do not allow guests to bring alcohol into the Museum.

No alcohol is to be brought on site by visitors but we do ask that you bring a bottle of water for the night. We will be catering for dinner and breakfast so there should be no need to bring food/drink unless you have specific dietary requirements that we cannot cater for.

If you think you will need extra snacks then you are welcome to pack these, but please make sure you take all rubbish with you when you pack up your sleeping gear.

Yes, however, this will only be possible from 8.30pm and you will need to stay with your child.

Yes. Parental or adult supervision is required at all times, including escorting them to the toilet during the night.

We will have a centralised USB charging station available at dinner and during the movie. Please bring your own cable to plug into our USB dock. Please DO NOT unplug any Museum equipment.

Yes. You are welcome to attend the Museum during the day on Friday and Saturday, however there will be no access to the Museum between the hours of 5pm - 6pm and 8am - 10am. Much of the Museum will be covered during DinoSnore.

To become a Member of the AM and take advantage of the discounted ticket price, visit our Members page here.