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Birthday Parties

We are not booking birthday parties at this time, but keep the museum in mind for a future celebration.

Treat your child to an unforgettable experience with gallery time, hands-on activities and skilled educators to lead them on a voyage of natural discovery.

Please read the FAQs to ensure that you get the most out of the event.

Animated Party

Themes

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Palaeo Pals.

Palaeo Pals (ages 4–8)

  • Explore our Fossil Gallery and discover why there are no dinosaurs today
  • Touch a 70-million-year-old fossil
  • Take home a unique, hand-made fossil cast.

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SCUBA Stars.

SCUBA Stars (ages 4–8)

  • Visit our Water Gallery and learn about the giant of the sea: the enormous blue whale
  • Meet a live sea star
  • Make a fun water-themed craft.

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Bugtastic Fun.

Bugtastic Fun (ages 4–8)

  • Suit up and take a bug safari in Nature Live
  • Get up-close-and-personal with a live insect
  • Take home a trophy from your safari adventure.

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Arctic Adventures.

Arctic Adventures (ages 8–12)

  • Take a trip to Canada’s North in our Canada Goose Arctic Gallery
  • Explore birthday traditions in the circumpolar region and the importance of animals in traditional Northern food
  • Make a cool Arctic-themed craft.

Description: Animated Party

  • Over one hour of games and activities with a skilled educator
  • Themes:
    • Palaeo Pals (dinosaurs)
    • SCUBA Stars (oceans)
    • Bugtastic Fun (insects)
    • Arctic Adventures (the North)
  • Access to our permanent galleries and an ultra-high definition movie
  • 50 minutes in a party room
  • You may bring your own cake
  • Craft supplies
  • Participants:
    • Maximum 20 people, including a maximum of 15 children
    • Minimum one adult
    • Please enquire about the possibility of accommodating larger groups
  • Saturdays and Sundays:
    • 10 am
    • pm.

Cost

  • $240 for up to 12 children
  • $12 for each additional child
  • 10% discount for members and volunteers
  • Tax is not included.

À la carte Offerings

Do-It-Yourself Party

Description

  • Unguided visit of our permanent galleries
  • Reserved lunch area for one hour (latest start time: 1 pm)
  • You may bring your own cake
  • Saturdays and Sundays: you may arrive any time from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm.

Cost

  • $135 for up to 15 people
  • $9 for each additional person
  • Tax is not included
  • Payment is due in full upon booking.

À la carte Offerings

Reservations and Information

We are not booking birthday parties at this time.

Please read the FAQs to ensure you get the most out of the event.

Admission is free for one person accompanying a person with a disability. More information.

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