This TV-movie adaptation of the 1965 children's book is a somewhat dry, but still thoroughly entertaining adaptation of an excellent story.
Claudia (Jean Marie Barnwell) is a precocious 12-year-old. She's sick of her steady, boring life in the suburbs of New York City, and decides an adventure will give her the change she needs. She convinces her 9-year-old brother Jamie (Jesse Lee), with his cookie jar full of money, to run away with
her, so one morning they set off for their destination, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The children spend the day in the museum, then hide in the bathrooms at closing time. After closing, they explore, and sleep in the museum'...