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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 reservations@ansp.org

Theme Birthday Party

Throw your child the perfect theme party and let us take care of all the details. A theme birthday party at the Academy includes a private party room, a birthday party host to tour of one of our exhibits, and experiences the party guests will talk about all year long.

Parities include: 

  • Personalized themed birthday cake
  • Unique science-themed paper goods
  • Brightly colored table covers and table decorations
  • Color changing mood cup for each child guest with matching party theme design
  • A special birthday gift for the honoree

Choose from the following themes:

  • Dinosaur
  • Animal
  • Bug/Butterfly

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

  • $450 for members
  • $500 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 $12 per additional guest will be added.

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 

Excite your guests with a one of a kind, personalized, T.rex profile cake.

 T. rex Cake (Must be purchased during registration)
Additional $50 dinosaur cake 

Digital Invitations

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

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