Public Hours

  • Saturdays 1-5 p.m.
  • School/Tour groups
    by appointment only


Admission Prices

Adults: $6.50

Children (4-18): $4.00

Seniors (55+): $4.00

Children 3 & under are admitted free

All major credit cards accepted

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The Oakes Museum of Natural History is a unique venue for your birthday party, business meeting or private events. The museum facility is available for exclusive use by your group, professional catering is on-site and guided tours of the museum may be added as part of your experience.Events

“We had a wonderful visit to your museum today. Our tour guide was excellent.  She kept our interest and explained things very well. Thank you!”

– Planner of a reception with a museum tour

Facility Rental Pricing:

Breakfast or Lunch Event

$125 + cost of meal

Dinner Event

$175 + cost of meal

Children's Birthday Party:

“Our tour guide was interesting and able to keep the childrens’ attentions. 

I thought she did a wonderful job.”

– Birthday party parent

$150 for up to 20 guests, $5 for each additional guest.

Check out our children's birthday party package overview.

For more information on scheduling an event, call (717) 691-6082 or or email