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New York sells out adult sleepover under blue whale

Published on Jul 10, 2014 6:36 AM
 

NEW YORK (AFP) - Ever dreamt of kipping down under a blue whale? For grown-ups equipped with a sleeping bag and toothbrush, the American Museum of Natural History is hosting its first adult-only sleepover.

The August 1 overnight adventure was so popular that it sold out within hours of being advertised at the celebrated museum opposite Central Park, home to more than 32 million specimens.

For 150 guests, paying US$375 (S$465.80) a head, the night's festivities will kick off with a champagne reception and a little jazz, before adults are invited to roam through the empty halls of the giant museum.

They can come head to head with a herd of elephants and dinosaur skeletons, including a 65-million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex and visit the planetarium at midnight if they so wish.

 
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