Celebrating birthdays and other special occasions is easy!

Parties at the museum are a blast for your kids, and hassle-free for you. Whether you’re hosting a birthday, a scout party, or a different special event, our hands-on fun experts will make your child’s party unforgettable.

Photo of a child on a dino dig.

Ages 4-8: Dig up some prehistoric fun! Learn how paleontologists classify what is and is not a dinosaur, experiment with different tools to simulate dino teeth, and even make your own fossil to take home!

Children huddled around a bubble experiment.
Bubble Bash

Ages 4-12: This party is nothing but bubble! Come together to explore the science of bubbles and foam. Create massive bubbles, soaring foam towers, and bubbly chemical reactions!

A child wearing safety glasses
Frozen Fun

Ages 4-6: Do you want to build a snowman? We explore the structure of snowflakes, learn how to make snow & make blue glitter slime to take home.

Ages 7-12: This party is to melt for! Explore the frozen science of dry ice. Conduct a fun dry-ice experiment and hear a fork scream. Make an exploding bag and play with smoking bubbles.

Your party at the Science Museum includes:

  • Reserved birthday area.
  • Admission to exhibit halls for the birthday participants and additional wristbands for adults.
  • Hands-on activities.
  • Catering options from a delicious à la carte menu (no outside food allowed).
  • Optional Party Plus add on including a themed birthday cake!.


Saturdays and Sundays at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.

Parties run for an hour and a half.

Contact Us

Ready to have a blast? Call us at (651) 221-4511 or email birthdays@smm.org.

Please reserve four weeks before your party for best availability. We require full payment at the time of reservation.

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