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

Oakes Museum Facebook Page Oakes Museum YouTube Page instagram twitter twitter

Sign up to receive our
updates via email.




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,

Messiah Catering Website