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 30 people total, including no more than 15 children ages 3-12

  • 90 minutes in party room for set-up, party and clean-up
  • 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!

Pricing

Members: $250
General Public: $300
Additional Guests: $12 plus tax ($0.35) per person

Payment

Payment: Birthday parties must be paid in full at time of booking.

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 30 people total, including no more than 15 children ages 3-12
  • 2-hours total in party room for set-up, party, program and clean-up
  • 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!

Pricing

Members: $325
General Public: $375
Additional Guests: $12 plus tax ($0.35) per person

Payment

Payment: Birthday parties must be paid in full at time of booking.

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!

Spooky Experiments (Seasonal! Only available October—November)

Ages 7-12
With hands-on experiments!


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

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

Train ride package is $120 for 30 seats on a regularly scheduled train time of your choice. Pre-purchase is required 48 hours in advance. Individual tickets are also available for purchase day-of at the Admissions Desk, based on availability. Standard rates apply. Regular train rules/policies apply. Private trains are available upon request for an additional fee.

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Members receive UNLIMITED admission all year long!