Enjoy a dinosaur-themed party with lots of fun activities. Learn about the dinosaurs while having fun and celebrating your birthday!
If your child is 6 or younger, please contact us for alternative options such as deck hire.
Admission costs are waived for children 3 years and younger.
The National Dinosaur Museum is Australia’s largest permanent display of prehistoric specimens. The Museum houses over 150 dinosaur models, 23 complete skeletons, and over 300 displays of individual fossils in its multi-level indoor gallery, as well as a garden space featuring a 20-metre animatronic T. rex. The storytelling within its collection is linked to Australia, its history, and its preservation.
The Museum’s fossil, crystal, and mineral gift shop contains the largest range of prehistoric gifts in Canberra, and is a mini-museum in its own right. There is no admission fee for visitors who would only like to explore the gift shop and will not be entering the museum galleries.
Included in admission prices is entry to the Dinosaur Garden, the Museum’s upper gallery, and the Interactive Area on the bottom level.
Book your visit ahead of time to skip the queues and blast straight into the past!
The National Dinosaur Museum is home to several animatronic dinosaurs that move and make sounds when their sensors are triggered as visitors walk past.
We appreciate that some visitors may be noise sensitive, and we offer a quiet afternoon on the first Tuesday afternoon of each month from 3pm–5pm, when the animatronics will be switched off to allow for a more peaceful viewing experience. Over the ACT and NSW school holiday periods, we are unable to offer this service. We apologise for any inconvenience.
Click here to read our Accessibility Statement.
If you are unable to travel or visit the Museum in the event of unforeseen restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic (such as unexpected border closures, lockdowns, living in an identified hotspot, or feeling unwell), we have a flexible cancellation policy.
You may reschedule your visit to a later date, claim a voucher to a similar value of the purchase to be redeemed at a later date, or request a full refund. If you require this service, please email [email protected] for further information.
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