Dakota the Triceratops and Hunter the T.rex are part of the Dinosaur Encounters programming at the Natural History Museum of LA County.

The Natural History Museum of LA County has wonderful summer programs including Summer Nights in the Garden, an after-hours event which features music, cocktails, tours, projects, food trucks and much more.  More information on this and other programs at

Admission is FREE but RESERVATIONS are required. Get information at:

•    Summer Nights in the Garden start up at NHM in July 2015
•    A Night at the Museum is an ongoing Parent/Child sleep-over

Search the Internet for Museums with programs for kids and families in your area.
Many Museums have affordable Summer Camps, Overnight Sleep-overs and interactive programs.

Look for: Science Museums, Art Museums, Air, Transportation, Cultural and many other types of museums that cater to families and offer low cost entertainment and activities.

Here are just a few:

A comprehensive list of U.S. museums:

A comprehensive list of U.S. Science museums can be found at:

In addition, don’t miss these great museums with fun programs for kids:
Los Angeles Natural History Museum
Penn Museum of Archeology and Anthropology
Children’s Museum of Tucson
Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Kansas Aviation Museum
Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
Omaha Children’s Museum
Santa Barbara Natural History Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Orange county:
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The Field Museum in Chicago
The American Museum of Natural History in NY
The National Children’s Museum of Washington D.C.
St. Louis Children’s Museum
COSI Toledo Ohio
COSI Columbus Ohio
Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
Charlotte the Vermont Whale
The Georgia Aquarium

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