Parties

Children’s birthday parties can be stressful. You want to make it special and memorable as well as fun for your child and their friends. Don’t spend hours planning activities and worrying about a theme. Have the team at the National Dinosaur Museum do it all for you!

Our friendly and experienced staff members are passionate about prehistory and education, and can answer any curious questions and make your child’s birthday party more than just entertainment – it’s learning too!

Hands-on activities and countless photo settings are sure to help make this a long-lasting and impressive birthday experience!

 

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Enjoy a dino-mite party with the giants of the past ! All Parties Include

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Themed Party Room

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30 Minute Guided Tour

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Loot Bag for Each Child

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Dedicated Party Host

The National Dinosaur Museum is home to Australia’s largest display of dinosaurs, and celebrating a birthday party here is a unique and unforgettable experience.

With a number of different options available, all parties include museum entry, a themed party room, and a dedicated party host who will lead the group on a guided museum tour.

The museum tour is conducted according to the age of the children, allowing them to learn about dinosaurs while having fun.

Food can be either self-catered or museum catered, and a range of additional activities aimed at different age groups can be added.

Hands-on activities and countless photo settings are sure to help make this a long lasting and impressive birthday experience!

Please Note: We require two weeks notice on all party bookings, so we can make sure the special day goes off without a hitch!

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Dinosaur Museum Party Options

Standard Dinosaur Party

Celebrate with the dinosaurs!

Required age: 6+. Hire of the party room can be arranged for children 5 years old or younger. Please contact the museum to arrange a quote.

Hosted Party Includes –

  • Museum entry and 1 hour experience
  • Half hour guided museum tour
  • Half hour party time in a themed dinosaur party room with a dedicated party host
  • A loot bag for each child
  • A card and gift for the birthday child
  • Birthday invitations – please obtain invitations when booking

$180.00 for up to *10 children
$12.00 per extra child

Max. 15 children, including birthday child and siblings – cannot be exceeded for OH&S reasons (parties with fewer than 10 children are charged at the same rate)

Available times: 11am, 1pm and 3pm Saturdays and Sundays only. Not available on public holidays.
Price is for self-catered parties only – see catering options below.

Optional helium balloon – additional $1.50 per guest

Night Dinosaur Party

Under the cover of darkness! – recommended age: 7+

Includes –

  • Museum entry at night which allows for a more private 1 hour experience
  • Half hour guided museum tour at night
  • Helium balloon for each child
  • Half hour party time in a themed dinosaur party room with a dedicated party host
  • A card and gift for the birthday child
  • A loot bag for each child
  • Birthday Invitations – please obtain when booking

$360.00 for up to *10 children
$24.00 per extra child

Max. 15 children, including birthday child and siblings – cannot be exceeded for OH&S reasons (parties with fewer than 10 children are charged at the same rate)

Available times – 5pm Friday and Saturday only. Not available on public holidays.
Price is for self-catered parties only – see catering options below.

Catering Options

Self Catered

Parties are self-catered – use of the party room for half an hour.

You must provide your own cups, plates, food, drink, cake, etc

A microwave oven is available in the party area and we can store cold items in a fridge for you for the duration of the tour.

Our host will help serve, supervise and assist with clean up at the end of the party.

Museum Catered

We can take care of the food with the following package:-

We provide for each child – a party pie, a sausage roll, hot chips, 2 chicken dino snacks, juice popper, fruit platter, fairy bread, cheezels, potato crisps, jelly lollies.

Please bring your own cake and candles if required.

Additional $15 per guest – minimum charge is for 10 guests

 Additional activities

Add up to 2 additional 15 minute party activities. (total maximum party length is 1.5 hours). All add-ons incur a minimum charge for 10 guests.

Fossil Casting

Each guest will make their own fossil imprints in clay, which we then cast in plaster for them to take home as a souvenir.

Additional $6 per guest

Dinosaur Painting

Each party guest will spend time painting a small plaster dinosaur which is then taken home as a souvenir.

Additional $6 per guest

Dinosaur Games

15 minute of host led games. A prehistoric spin on classic children’s party games.

Additional $5 per guest

Longer Museum Tour

A 15 minute tour extension allows for a more in depth exploration of the exhibition (for ages 7+ only).

Additional $5 per guest

Extra Party Time

15 minutes extra party room hire which can be used for extra food time, your own games (such as pass the parcel, etc).

Flat rate cost – $25 additional fee

Book your child’s next birthday party at the National Dinosaur Museum

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