Birthday Parties

Host your party at the Museum of Life and Science and you'll excite a whole herd of pint-sized party goers. We can even handle all the details so you can enjoy the party, too! Make sure to book your space at least two weeks in advance so you don't miss out on a full day of wonder-filled, hands-on fun!

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Basic Birthday Parties

Our basic birthday parties offer the perfect stress-free experience for your child’s special day. Museum admission is included,allowing your partygoers to enjoy our entire 84-acre hands-on science campus all day long!

What's included?

  • All day admission for up to 15 children and up to 30 people total
  • 90-minutes in party room
  • Table coverings, birthday banner & books, toys and games
  • Toolbox including pizza cutter, cake cutter, ice cream scoop, lighter, candles
  • Free printable invite for you to share with your guests
  • Exclusive Museum cape for birthday child!
  • Price: 
    • Members: $200
    • General Public: $250
    • Additional Guests: $10 per person
    Prices for Parties after June 1, 2017:
    • Members: $250
    • General Public: $300
    • Additional Guests: $12 plus tax ($0.35) per person
  • Payment: Birthday parties must be paid in full at time of booking.
  • Saturday Party Times: 9:30am, 12:00pm, 2:30pm
  • Sunday Party Times: 12:00pm, 2:30pm
  • Questions? Call (919) 220-5429 ext. 315

Birthdays with a Program

Take your birthday party to the next level and enjoy an included 30-minute educational program plus use of party room and Museum admission for your partygoers.

What's Included?
  • 30-minute program matching your chosen theme
  • Educator assistance for 15 minutes at beginning and end of your party
  • All day admission for up to 15 children and up to 30 people total
  • 2-hours total in party room, including program
  • Table coverings, birthday banner & books, toys and games
  • Toolbox including pizza cutter, cake cutter, ice cream scoop, lighter, candles
  • Free printable invite for you to share with your guests
  • Exclusive Museum cape for birthday child!
  • Price: 
    • Members: $275
    • General Public: $325
    • Additional Guests: $10 per person
    Prices for Parties after June 1, 2017:
    • Members: $325
    • General Public: $375
    • Additional Guests: $12 plus tax ($0.35) per person
  • Payment: Birthday parties must be paid in full at time of booking.
  • Saturday Party Times: 9:30am, 12:00pm, 2:30pm
  • Sunday Party Times: 12:00pm, 2:30pm
  • Questions? Call (919) 220-5429 ext. 315
 
Theme Options
  • Animals, ages 3-12 | With live animal encounter!
  • Butterflies, ages 3-12 | With live butterfly encounter!
  • Bugs, ages 3-12 | With live insect encounter!
  • Dinosaurs, ages 3-12 | With hands-on dino craft!
  • Space, ages 5-12 | With hands-on constellation and rocket cup activities!
  • Experiments, ages 7-12 | With hands-on experiments!
  • Build-It, ages 6-12 | With hands-on Catapult Craft! Available December-March Only
 

Worry-Free Add-Ons

Save 15% with our ultimate add-on package including cake, pizza, tableware, and party assistance! Ask your reservationist today.

 

Pizza

  • Pizza for 15, $55: 3 pizzas (1 topping per pizza) + 1 gallon lemonade
  • Pizza for 30, $100: 6 pizzas (1 topping per pizza) + 2 gallons lemonade
  • Additional pizzas are $15 each

Cake

Our cakes are from local bakers. Choose from double chocolate or french vanilla cake with chocolate or vanilla buttercream frosting!

  • Cake for 15, $55: Decorated quarter-sheet cake
  • Cake for $30, $100: Decorated half-sheet cake

Pizza + Cake

  • Pizza + Cake for 15, $100: 3 pizzas (1 topping per pizza) + 1 gallon lemonade + decorated quarter-sheet cake
  • Pizza + Cake for 30, $180: 6 pizzas with (1 topping per pizza) + 2 gallons lemonade + decorated half-sheet cake

Ultimate Add-On Package

Cake, pizza, tableware, and party assistance
  • For 15, $140.25
  • For 30, $229.50

Gift Bags

Gift bags are $4.99 each. There are two options to choose from: 

Dinosaur Option Butterfly Option 
  • Dinosaur glider
  • Dino Dig Kit
  • Finger Rocket
  • Museum Stadium Cup
  • Museum Pencil
  • Rock Ball
  • Butterfly glider
  • Dino Dig Kit
  • Finger Rocket
  • Museum Stadium Cup
  • Museum Pencil
  • Rock Ball

 

Train Rides

Pre-purchase is required at least 48 hours before the party day and includes 30 seats on a regularly scheduled train time of your choice. Additional tickets may be purchased at a discounted rate. Individual tickets are also available for purchase, day-of at the Admissions Desk at the standard rates, based on availability. Private trains are available upon request for an additional fee. Regular train rules/policies apply. Train ride package is $100.

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Members receive UNLIMITED admission all year long!