Celebrate a Birthday at the Science Museum of Minnesota
The Science Museum is a great place to host your child's next birthday party. We have a full range of services to make your party memorable and hassle-free. Give your child a birthday experience they won't soon forget.
Create Your Birthday Package
Our popular birthday party packages include:
Party invitations and thank you cards
Private room for an hour and a half (1 hour of activities and 30 minutes social time)
Decorations and paper goods
Party host to lead fun and educational hands-on activities
A cake personalized for your child and punch
Admission to exhibit halls
Storage for your things during your exhibit hall visit
Saturdays at 10 a.m., 1 or 3:30 p.m.
Sundays at 1 or 3:30 p.m.
Birthday Party Themes
4-6 YEARS OLD
Superhuman Senses Discover your superpowers by exploring ways to enhance your five senses. PSST! Build a super-hearing device. WOW! Challenge yourself to identify mystery objects by touch. SHAZAM! Super-size your sight and use special goggles to see invisible colors. PHEW! Make a smelly tool to test your friends' noses. YUM! Trick your tongue with a tasty experiment.
Archaeology Adventure: The Maya Dig into a miniature archaeological site and examine the treasures you unearth. Reconstruct an artifact and discover how objects tell stories. Dig deep into the layers of the earth and create your own Maya artifact to take home!
7-9 YEARS OLD
Explore the cool science of dry ice. Conduct a fun color-changing experiment and hear a fork scream. Make an exploding bag and play with glowing bubbles. You'll also concoct your own fizzy fruit punch to enjoy with birthday cake!
7-12 YEARS OLD
Archaeology Adventure: The Maya
Excavate a miniature archaeological site and examine your discoveries under a microscope. Test your anthropological skills by identifying mystery artifacts, dig deep into the layers of the earth, and create your own Maya artifact to take home!
10-12 YEARS OLD
Crime Scene Detective
A burglar is on the loose at the Science Museum, and we need your crew of forensic scientists to catch the culprit. Head to the lab to learn about fingerprinting and handwriting identification. Do chromatography and perform chemical tests on mysterious substances. Bring your investigative skills to the crime scene and uncover the thief. You'll even bring home your own detective tools!
Party activities for up to 10 kids
Includes museum admission for 10 kids and 4 adults
Party activities for 11-15 kids
Includes museum admission for 15 kids and 6 adults
Big Bang: Party for 16-30 kids
Includes museum admission for 30 kids and 12 adults
Super size with a larger party room, second host, and a huge cake
We recommend reserving four weeks before the date of your party for the best availability. We require full payment at the time of reservation and cannot hold dates without payment. Call (651) 221-4511 or email for more information and to schedule your party.
Cancellation, Transfer, and Refund Policy
Our birthday parties are very popular. No cash or credit card refunds are issued for cancelled reservations. If you need to exchange or cancel a reservation, you must call 10 business days before the program to select a new date or receive the full amount paid, including fees and add-ons, held on your account for future Science Museum education programming, including classes, camps and birthday parties.