Night at the Museum

Encounter real animals.    |    Discover our relationship with nature.


Fri. Feb. 7    |    Fri. March 21    |    Fri. May 2 

“Night at the Museum” is an exciting event at the Biological Sciences Learning Center (BSLC) designed to promote biological literacy for 4 – 8 graders. 

  • Events involve a spend-the-night adventure at the Southern Miss BSLC.
  • Students learn about wildlife, see animals, and learn about topics related to biology. 

Click here for registration form.

Questions?  Call Michael Sellers at 601.266.6374

Night at the Museum


NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM EVENT DETAILS: 

  • Each event is open to students in fourth – eighth grades and costs $30 to attend. 
  • Plan to drop off your child at the BSLC (map to BSLC) between 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. 
  • Activities begin at 6:30 p.m. and continue until 8:00 a.m. the next morning. 
  • Please plan to pick-up your child from the BSLC between 8:00 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. 
  • Participants should pack a sleeping bag, pillow, toothbrush/toothpaste, change of clothes, water bottle, snacks, flashlight or headlamp. 
  • Please label all belongings and limit to one bag; might also bring a camera.
  • Snacks and breakfast will be provided, but you should eat dinner before attending.

Past events have included:  

2012  |  The Heart of the Matter 

  • Night at the Museum: Heart of the Matter explored the diversity in the cardiovascular systems found in the animal kingdom.  

2012  |  The Changing Face of Earth

2011  |  Reduce, Reuse, Recycle; The Human Body; Arachnids Alive; Frosty Creature Favorites


Map to the Biological Sciences Learning Center

  • Night at the Museum takes place in the Biological Sciences Learning Center.  
  • The BSLC is located in Mississippi Hall 005B.