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Birthday Parties at the Academy

Birthday party
Birthday Party

With a T. rex that has celebrated millions of birthdays, the Academy really knows how to throw a party!

Celebrate your child’s special day in a one-of-a-kind way! We offer theme parties for kids who love dinosaurs, butterflies, and bugs. Basic parties and add-on options are available. Members also save! Not a member? Join today. 

All Birthday Parties:

  • Are for children ages 3 and up
  • Are two hours long
  • Are available at 10:30 a.m. or 2 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays
  • Include a private party room and expert Academy Birthday Host
  • Feature all-day museum access and private party tour
  • Offer printable party invitations

Book your party today! Call 215-299-1060 or email

Basic Birthday Party

Want to keep it simple but still celebrate in the midst of Philadelphia's famous dinosaurs? Enjoy a private party room and a birthday party host to tour of one of our exhibits.

Pricing for a basic birthday party, not including add-on encounters, is:

  • $350 for members
  • $390 for nonmembers (Not a member? Join today.)

Prices are based on a group of up to 20 guests, including adults and children. The birthday child and their parents are free!
For parties larger than 20 people, an additional fee of $10 per additional guest will be added.

Add-On Options 

Digital Invitations

Download and print special invitations for your child's birthday!

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Call 215-299-1060 or email to talk to our Reservations Office to set up your birthday party.