Celebrate your child’s birthday at the all new Delaware Museum of Nature and Science

Take a trip through exotic and familiar ecosystems around the world and in our own area, or travel back to the Cretaceous period without needing an expensive plane ticket or a time machine. Celebrate at the new Delaware Museum of Nature and Science!

Beginning in June, parties are available Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.

Parties include a private party room for two hours for up to 30 people with unlimited access to the public galleries for self-guided exploration. A DelMNS staff member will be available to help you during this time. Bring your own food, decorations and tablecloths. Personalize your event with add-on options, including a live animal presentation, or surprise your guests with dinosaur gift boxes. A dinosaur gift bundle is also available.

Fee: $250 for DelMNS members, $350 for non-members. Not a member? Join today and save.

Interested in scheduling a birthday party?

Details

Base package includes a private party room for two hours for up to 30 guests, with unlimited access to the public galleries for self-guided tours. A DelMNS staff member will be available to help you during this time. Bring your own food, decorations and tablecloths.

Hosts may arrive 30 minutes early to set up the party room, and have 30 minutes after the 2-hour timeslot to pack and clean up the party room.

What’s not allowed: Fire sources (matches, lighters), balloons, glitter, confetti, and sharp utensils are prohibited. DelMNS staff can provide flame sources to light birthday candles.

Cancellations must be made at least 48 hours prior to your scheduled program start time.

Available add-ons

Live Animal Presentation: Get up close and personal with some of our live animal ambassadors. Additional $50

Gift boxes include: Dinosaur Bookmark, Puzzle, Stamper, three temporary tattoos, Bubble Bottle, Coloring Book w/Crayons, Four figurines, Mystery DelMNS Sticker
Gift boxes include: Dinosaur Bookmark, Puzzle, Stamper, three temporary tattoos, Bubble Bottle, Coloring Book w/Crayons, Four figurines, Mystery DelMNS Sticker

Dinosaur Gift Boxes: Dinosaur-themed gift boxes filled with fun toys and party favors: $6 per box. Recommended for ages 3+

Coming soonDinosaur Gift Bundle: A package of larger, dinosaur-themed presents – great for the birthday child: $25 each

Or, bring us to your location!

We can also bring the fun to you with a fossil show or live animal presentation.

Fee for outreach events is $175. An additional travel fee applies for locations further than 25 miles from the museum.