HK Science Museum's 'A Night with Dinosaurs' sleepover programme: Applications for September sessions open from today
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), the Hong Kong Science Museum specially presented a large-scale dinosaur exhibition "The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: The Big Eight – Dinosaur Revelation" and launched "A Night with Dinosaurs" sleepover programme, offering participants with unique experiences of spending the night at a dinosaur-packed museum. Applications for August sessions received an overwhelming response and the ballot results had been announced earlier on the Hong Kong Science Museum's website. Applications for the September sessions will now be open until 11pm, August 12 (Friday). To allow more members of the public of different ages to join the programme, the museum has adjusted the age range of the target participants for the September sessions.
There will be four sessions of "A Night with Dinosaurs" sleepover programme in September. Each session of the sleepover programme will start from 7.30pm on Friday and conclude at 8.30am in the morning of the consecutive day. The first three are family sessions, open for applicants aged from 6 to 12 to be accompanied by a parent, will be held on September 2 to 3, September 16 to 17 and September 23 to 24 respectively. For programme and application details, please visit hk.science.museum/en_US/web/scm/event/bigeight/dinonight.html. The last session is specially arranged for adults. It will be held on September 30 to October 1 and will be open for applicants aged 18 or above in the group of two persons. For details, please visit hk.science.museum/en_US/web/scm/event/bigeight/dinonightadult.html. The quota for each session is 30 groups of participants. Fee for each group of the family session is HK$312 while that of the adult session is HK$624. If the number of applications exceeds the quota, places will be allocated by computer ballot. Don't miss the chance to join this unique and exciting museum sleepover programme.
"The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: The Big Eight - Dinosaur Revelation" runs until November 16 at the Hong Kong Science Museum located at 2 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon. With free admission, the public can visit eight of the world's most iconic creatures from the age of dinosaurs, rare fossil bones and some of the most complete original dinosaur skeletons. All visitors to the exhibition, including Museum Pass holders and children under the age of four, are required to make an advance booking through the e-booking system (hk-science-museum.partner.klook.com/zh-HK/activity/73613-hongkong-science-museum-special-exhibition). The e-booking system will be updated at 10am every Monday, and bookings can be made for the upcoming week (excluding the regular closing day on Thursday) upon the system's update. The updates will be made on a weekly basis. Visitors who make a booking should arrive within the admission time and present the QR code on the confirmation email for free admission to "The Hong Kong Jockey Club Series: The Big Eight - Dinosaur Revelation" and other permanent exhibitions of the museum. Members of the public are advised to plan their visits beforehand.