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Birthday Parties at the Desert Museum
Child with birthday shirt
Photo: Jason Blake Photography

Is your child ready to party with cool cats, zippy bats, and playful packrats?

Then slink, swoop, or scamper to the Desert Museum for an unforgettable birthday adventure in Packrat Playhouse! Museum birthdays are hosted on Saturdays year-round (some blackout dates apply), and are recommended for children age 4-11.

Birthday Party Package starts at $299 and includes:

Optional add-ons include:

Additional birthday guests
(adult or child age 3+, up to maximum of 24 total guests)
$20.00 each
Animal adoption$35.00 - $50.00
Extra 30 minutes in your party space$100.00

With the exception of a decorated cake from a licensed bakery, no outside food or drink may be brought into the Museum. Food vouchers (recommended amount $12/person) for the Ironwood Terraces are available through Craft Culinary Concepts, the Museum’s exclusive food & beverage provider.

Three happy children with tracking booklet

Some important policies to note…

Cartoon Javelina in a birthday hat

Ready to book your party?

Birthday Party Booking Calendar
Birthday Party Space in Packrat Playhouse
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