Birthday Parties

Looking for a unique venue to host a birthday party? The museum gives you the chance to have a Dino-mite celebration! VMNH offers an exciting setting and fun themed birthday parties presented by museum staff. Parties include a private party room for two hours, free admission to exhibits, plates, cups, napkins, forks, and a hands-on activity. Customized party bags are also available from the the Museum Store. Birthday Party

  • Butterfly Magic
  • Creepie Crawley Bugs
  • African Safari
  • Geology Rocks
  • Outrageous Reptiles
  • Dinosaur Discovery
  • Virginia Indians
  • Ocean Adventures
  • Scientific Explorations
Food & Beverages

Birthday parties do not include food and beverages. However, the museum's PALEO Cafe can provide special treats for any birthday party upon request.

Fees & Registration

Fees are as follows:  $125 for members, and $150 for non-members. For up to 10 children, $5 for each additional child. $50 non-refundable deposit is required at the time party reservation is made to secure party space. The balance is due the day of the party. The Museum accepts cash, checks, and credit cards.  For more information, please call 276-634-4185 or email

Doodle Bugs!