Kids' Birthday Parties | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

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Celebrate Your Birthday at the Museum!

Whether you or your child dreams of someday becoming a world-renowned paleontologist or has a love affair with butterflies, celebrating your birthday at the Museum is an experience of a lifetime!  

*New!* Parties for kids turning two to four years old available on Fridays at 11 am or 1:30 pm! Call us at (213) 763-3536 for more information.

Parties for children turning five and up are on Saturdays and Sundays are at 10 am, 12:30 pm, and 3 pm. To celebrate a birthday on weekdays at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, please call (213) 763-3536.

Click here to book your party online today!

Birthday parties must be booked at least two weeks in advance. Booking two months ahead is highly recommended!

Pricing (up to 40 guests):

  • $660 for General Public
  • $600 for Members
  • Additional Adult/Child: $15 per person

What Birthday themes can I choose?

  • Dinosaurs (most popular)
  • Butterflies and Bugs
  • Rocks and Gems
  • Ice Age (at the Page Museum)

What do I get when I book a birthday party?

  • Party Host to help facilitate the celebration
  • General admission to Museum for the day
  • Age-appropriate craft and activities
  • Plates, cups, napkins, and table covers
  • Jumbo-sized birthday card
  • Tables, chairs, and use of a private party area

What do I bring?

  • Food and beverage for guests
  • Birthday cake

What happens during a party?

  • 1½ hours in private party area with Party Host
  • In-theme activities and crafts led by Party Host
  • Followed by food and beverages
  • Birthday song and cake!
  • Followed by food and beverages

Are there any options for customizing my party?

Yes! You can choose from the following Birthday Upgrades!

Birthday Upgrades Cost Minimum Age Recommendation
Admission to Butterfly Pavilion or Spider Pavilion

$5 (13 and up)

$3 (12 and under)

None
Dinosaur Encounters Reserved Seating $100 May be a little scary for children under 5 years old
Meet and Greet with Dinosaur Encounters Performers! $200 (reserved seating included) At least 6 years old

Click here to book your party online today!