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Birthday Parties

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

birthday party roomOur 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

Customize your birthday party with special add-ons!
Finish off the perfect party with food or a trip to the Omnitheater. Make it a party they won't forget!

Times:
Saturdays at 10 a.m., 1 or 3:30 p.m.
Sundays at 1 or 3:30 p.m.

Current Birthday Party Themes

Fossil Frenzy (4-12 years old)
Explore the wild world of dinosaurs! Dig into fossils by examining dinosaur teeth and footprints. Discover what dinosaurs ate, how they lived, and what they looked like. Mix up a batch of dinosaur poop to take home and design your very own dinosaur!

Mad Scientist's Lab (4-9 years old)
Step into the laboratory of a mad scientist and conduct wacky experiments! Mix up solids and liquids to create your own bouncy balls and fizzy bath bombs. Investigate glowing "toxic waste" and launch a rocket!

Tricks of the Trade (10-12 years old)
Create show-stopping special effects like you see in the movies! Gross out your friends with edible blood and fake wounds. Learn to trick the eye with a spill prop you can take home. You'll even make alien slime!

Birthday Party Fees

Non-Members Members
Party activities for up to 10 kids
Includes museum admission for 10 kids and 4 adults
$230 $190
Party activities for 11-15 kids
Includes museum admission for 15 kids and 6 adults
$275 $245
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
$425 $345

Reservations
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.