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We book birthday parties as early as 3 months in advance.
If you have a special party in mind, it is better to book early!

Wednesdays

2:00 – 4:00 pm

Fridays

2:00 – 4:00 pm

Saturdays

11:00 am – 1:00 pm  or  2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Sundays

11:00 am – 1:00 pm  or  2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

little boy blowing bubbles

Party Packages

Each party includes:
Party Invitations   |   Private Party Room (2hrs)   |   Exhibit Hall Playtime   |   Special Gift for Birthday Child   |   Choice of Hands-on Science Activity Led by Science Center Instructor

Small Party
$115 ($85 for members)
20 or fewer people
  • 2-hour party room rental and museum Exhibit Hall admission for up to 20 people total (adults and children, including the birthday child and family)*
  • 30-minute science activity led by a Science Center educator for up to 10 children
  • Additional children beyond 10 who participate in the birthday activity are $6.00 each (which includes their Exhibit Hall admission).
  • Additional adults or others beyond the 20-person cap will pay regular Exhibit Hall admission.
Large Party
$145 ($115 for members)
20 or more people
  • 2-hour party room rental and museum Exhibit Hall admission for more than 20 people total (adults and children, including the birthday child and family)*
  • Includes a 30-minute science activity led by a Science Center educator for up to 16 children
  • Additional children beyond 16 who participate in the birthday activity are $6.00 each (which includes their Exhibit Hall admission). At the educator’s discretion, large groups of children may be split into two activity sessions, held consecutively. Total rental time remains 2 hours

Party Guidelines

Our birthday party room accommodates a maximum of 24 people according to fire code. Guests are expected to adhere to this limit; guidelines will be given at the time of registration. For parties expecting more than 30 people total, we strongly encourage you to consider an after-hours rental of the museum.

Jan. 29, 2018: Online registration for birthday parties is currently unavailable. Please email us at [email protected] if you are interested in booking a party.

Birthday Party Activities

We have birthday parties down to a science!

Blast Off!

3, 2, 1 …. BLAST OFF! Guests construct and launch a rocket of your choice: simple paper tube rockets, or larger rockets with a soda bottle base. Using just the power of air pressure, you’ll be amazed at just how high they go! 

This activity takes place outdoors; please select one of our other parties as an alternative in case of inclement weather.

Brilliant Biology

DNA is the code in every living cell that leads to life as we know it. In this party, you’ll attempt to extract DNA from fruits, vegetables, or even your own cells! Guests will get their very own sample of DNA to take home.

Best for ages 7 and older.

Bubbles Galore

Have some soapy science fun with our Bubbles Galore party! Choose from a variety of bubble activities, including bubble art, soapy snakes, and geometric bubbles. Every Bubbles Galore party ends with a demonstration of super-cool, super-spooky dry ice smoke bubbles!

This party can get messy!

Color Play

There is color in everything around us. But what makes up those colors? Learn how to use just three primary colors to make every color in the rainbow! Make a mesmerizing toy top as well as a piece of tie-dye art to take home.

Extreme Experiments

Fizz, bubble, ooze, or pop? Select from an array of amazing mind-boggling experiments that explore physics and chemistry concepts. Create instant polymer worms, glowing slime, soda-pop geysers, elephant toothpaste, and more.

This party can get messy!

High-Flying Fun

Fasten your seatbelts and get ready for takeoff! Guests learn about the forces of flight and build their very own flying contraptions to test in our vertical wind tunnel.

Best for ages 5 and older.

Starstruck

Calling all space fans! This party’s mission is to explore the night inside our planetarium during the Seasonal Stargazing show. You’ll learn about the stars, constellations and planets you can see in the night sky.

Best for ages 7 and older.

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