The Delaware Museum of Natural History is a great place to host an exciting birthday adventure. Capture the imagination of your guests and travel back to the age of the dinosaurs, cross over a coral reef, experience the hands-on Nature Nook, and more!

Several options to choose from!
Prices start at $200 for DMNH Members; $250 for non-Members

Available times:
Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Sundays at 1 p.m.

All options include:

  • Museum admission
  • Private party space either indoors or outdoors
  • Two or more hours of party time
  • Scavenger hunt with prize
  • Special prize for the birthday boy or girl

Additional Options:

Can’t come to the Museum? We can bring the party to you!

Below are a few frequently asked questions about our birthday parties. If you have any additional questions, need more information, or are ready to make a reservation, please call 302-658-9111, ext. 322 or email

What interactive programs are available?

Interactive programs are 30 minute segments of our education programs offered in tours and outreaches. Simply choose a subject (Dinosaurs, Bugs, Reptile, etc.) and we’ll customize our regular education programs to fit your fun and exciting birthday party. Our programs are hands-on and great for all ages!

How much do the puppet shows, animal shows, and interactive programs cost?

  • Puppet shows & private animal shows are an additional $100.
  • Interactive programming is an additional $75

Can we bring our own food?

Absolutely! You can choose to organize your own food, or you can have us do it for an additional fee. Food must stay in the classrooms during the program. Cake, pizza, and soda are the most popular foods.

Is there anything we can’t bring?

Please do not bring balloons, glitter, or any face painting activities.