Roar & Snore

Dinos probably didn’t roar, but the kids will at this one-of-a-kind, sleepover for all whānau


  • When | Āhea Fri 12 Jan – Sat 13 Jan 2024, 7.00pm–9.00am
    Fri 2 Feb – Sat 3 Feb 2024, 7.00pm–9.00am
    Fri 15 Mar – Sat 16 Mar 2024, 7.00pm–9.00am
    Fri 12 Apr – Sat 13 Apr 2024, 7.00pm–9.00am
  • Where | Ki hea
    Level 4
  • Cost | Te utu 1 Adult and 1 Child under 14: $280.00; 2 Adults and 2 Children under 14: $500.00; Extra person: $125.00

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Roar & Snore is an extraordinary opportunity to sleep among the dinos of Ngā Taniwha o Rūpapa | Dinosaurs of Patagonia. Bed down next to tiny Manidens, the ferocious Tyrannotitan, or the colossal 30-metre-long Patagotitan.

Explore the exhibition after hours, hear kōrero

from Te Papa’s scientists and researchers, and enjoy a hot drink and treat.

Roar & Snore offers a unique way to engage with prehistory. Tickets are limited, so book your spot now for the sleepover of a lifetime!

Continental breakfast included.

Children sitting on the floor listening to someone.


Whānau Day, 2023. Photograph by Jo Moore. Te Papa (228139)


Ngā Taniwha o Rūpapa | Dinosaurs of Patagonia produced by Te Papa and Museo Paleontológico Egidio Feruglio (MEF), Argentina