Public Hours

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

 

Admission Prices

Adults: $6

Children (4-18): $3.50

Seniors (55+): $3.50

Children 3 & under are admitted free

All major credit cards accepted

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Children's Birthday Party Package

“The staff was wonderful! You are very lucky to have such staff members at the Oakes Museum.”

– Birthday Party Parent

1 ½ hour Museum Rental
2 Professionally Trained Staff Members
45 Minute Tour
Animal Craft or Activity

Gift Certificate for Each Guest

Ages 6-10

There are two crafts that you may choose from - an animal mask of an elephant, zebra, lion, giraffe, or monkey - that the children then wear during the tour or an animal magnet of a lion, monkey or elephant. 

Ages 8-12

You may choose the craft listed above or a specialized activity based on a special interest of the child such as geology, bears, or bones.  For more information contact us.

Each child attending the party will receive a gift certificate for one free admission during public museum hours.

Guests must be ages 6 and up.

Chairs, table and table cloth provided. 

Parties are scheduled on

Fridays between 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Saturdays between 9:00 AM -12:00 PM

Sundays between 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 
 
There is an additional charge for a Saturday afternoon party.

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

*There is an additional charge for catering.

For catering information contact Derrick Trent, Catering Manager
Office: (717) 796-5251, dtrent@messiah.edu

Messiah Catering Website