The Ultimate Sleepover: Hall of Fame Hosting Unforgettable Night at the Museum

Museum’s Extra Innings Overnight Program for Kids to Be Held Nov. 19

October 29, 2010
The Hall of Fame will host its Extra Innings Overnight program on November 19th. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame Library)

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Cooperstown is the home of baseball, and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is giving children the chance to feel right at home amidst heroes and history.

The Hall of Fame will host its Extra Innings Overnight program Nov. 19, giving kids ages 7-12 the chance to spend an unforgettable night in the Museum. Children have the opportunity to sleep in the Plaque Gallery among the bronze tributes to Hall of Famers like Jackie Robinson, Babe Ruth and Ted Williams after a fun-filled evening at the Hall of Fame.

The evening includes all-access to the Museum's public area after hours, special hands-on programs throughout the Museum, a late-night snack and a movie in the Bullpen Theater. The evening begins at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19, and guests will exit the Museum at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 20.

Cost is $49.95 for juniors, $39.95 for adults, and limited spots remain. For more information or to reserve your spot, call 607-547-0312.

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is open seven days a week year round, with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day. The Museum observes regular hours of 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. from Labor Day until Memorial Day Weekend. From Memorial Day through the day before Labor Day, the Museum is open from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. seven days a week. Ticket prices are $16.50 for adults (13 and over), $11 for seniors (65 and over) and for those holding current memberships in the VFW, Disabled American Veterans, American Legion and AMVets organizations, and $6 for juniors (ages 7-12). Members are always admitted free of charge and there is no charge for children 6 years of age or younger. For more information, visit our Web site at baseballhall.org or call 888-HALL-OF-FAME (888-425-5633) or 607-547-7200.