Visitors dress up in traditional 18th century costumes in hands-on family learning area "Revolution Place"

Birthday Parties at the Museum

Located in Historic Philadelphia, just steps from Independence Hall, the Museum is THE perfect place to celebrate your child’s birthday in revolutionary style!

Each party includes a dedicated classroom, access to the Museum’s discovery center Revolution Place and a hands-on craft activity. Parties also include full day access to the Museum for your guests!

To book a Birthday Party at the Museum or for more information, please contact our Group Sales department at or 267-579-3623

All parties include the following:

  • Dedicated classroom for two hours

  • Two dedicated staff (3 hours)

  • Full day access to the Museum

  • One hands-on craft activity:

    • Whirligig-making

    • Tattoos

    • Make a tent craft

    • Spy message writing

Birthday parties are offered on Saturdays and Sundays from either 11:00AM – 1:00PM or 2:00PM-4:00PM. Please note that optional party add-ons will be added to the morning slot prior to the party and to the afternoon slot after the party.

Party Structure
Once all your guests have gathered, the party starts in the Museum’s discovery center, Revolution Place. The party then moves to the classroom for a craft activity, food and birthday cake.  Please note that party packages included full day access to the Museum, so all guests are free to come before or after the event. Tickets will be mailed to you prior to the event for distribution to your guests.  

$375.00 for up to 20 guests (children and adults). Museum members receive $25.00 off their party package.  $12.00 fee for each additional guest (children and adults). Maximum of 40 guests. 

Party Add-ons

  • Discovery Cart

    • Add a themed discovery cart featuring replica objects to your party. Themes include Camp Follower’s Pack or Soldier’s Pack. Activity lasts approximately a half hour.

    • $55 additional fee

  • Guided Tour of the Galleries

    • Supplement your party with an hour-long discovery and exploration-based tour of the Museum’s core galleries with an educator.

    • $100 additional fee (up to 20 guests). $12 fee for each additional guest.

  • Exclusive Access to Revolution Place

To book a Birthday Party at the Museum or for more information, please contact our Group Sales department at or 267-579-3623