PLEASE NOTE: tickets should be purchased in advance.

Our Birthday Party Program Is Temporarily Suspended

While our structured parties aren't happening right now, you can rent a space if you'd like to simply have a home base while your group explores the Museum. Learn more.

Birthday Parties at the Museum Are Scientifically Proven Fun!  

We offer unique party experiences for children ages 5–12 that include a variety of hands-on activities and exclusive perks to accompany your unique party adventure.

Birthday Party Features

  • Free admission to all permanent Museum exhibits
  • A special t-shirt for the birthday child
  • Choose hands-on activity option or add a Dome Feature
  • Party train car for 1.5 hours
  • Party set up, clean up and assistance
  • Plates, cups, napkins, flatware and plastic tablecloths
  • Digital invitation cards
  • 10% discount in the gift shop for all your guests on the day of your party

Hands-On Activity Options

Dig into Dinosaurs

Recommended for 5-7 years olds

Step back in time and encounter the “terrible lizards” that roamed the Earth during the Jurassic period. Party guests will make a "fossil" and be a paleontologist digging for shark’s teeth.

Awesome Astronomy

Recommended for 5-10 years olds.

This activity is a star gazer’s delight. Learn about what‘s out there in space while making a constellation viewer and launching straw rockets in this science fun supernova!

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Fizz, Bubble and Goop

Recommended for 7-12 years olds.

Be a chemist! Make strange, gooey substances and bubbling concoctions!

Or Book a Dome Show

In lieu of a hands-on activity, choose a Dome feature from our current schedule for your party guests! See what's playing. Recommended for all ages.

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Birthday Party Booking Details
  • Available for: Saturdays & Sundays at 12 p.m. (noon) & 3 p.m.
  • Ages: Children turning 5-12 years old
  • Venue Capacity: 15 children and 5 adults
  • Cost: $350 (For museum members $300)

Have Party Questions?

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