birthdays at the museum

What We Offer

  • Museum admission for your entire party
  • Special party room for 2 hours
  • FREE parking for the birthday family (1 car)
  • One free admission pass for each child in attendance to come back to the Museum at a later date ($14 value per pass)
  • Dedicated birthday party facilitator
  • Guests receive 10% off Museum Pop Up Shop items
  • Guests can get $10 off membership to the Museum if purchased the day of the party
  • Printable Museum birthday invitation

 

Pricing

  • $300 for members/$350 for non members, for up to 25 guests (children and adults)
  • Additional charge of $14 for each guest after 25 guests (children under 12 months are FREE)
  • Maximum number of guests is 50*
  • Military families receive a 10% discount on the base party package

add-ons

  • Party activities can be added for a flat-rate and non-refundable fee of $50. Please contact birthdays@thinkplaycreate.org for the current activities.
  • Goody bags can be purchased for $3/bag.

Guidelines

  • Our cafe Bean Sprouts now offers catering for Museum birthday parties – to place an order or inquire about pricing, please contact ncmcatering@beansprouts.com.
  • Or feel free to bring your own food – or go to a nearby restaurant from our Neighborhood Guide. We do not allow alcohol.
  • Please bring your own cake – but note that we do not allow smash cakes.
  • We do not allow pinatas inside the Museum. However, the party is welcome to take their party to the park across the street for this activity.
  • Balloons are not allowed inside the Museum.

*Please contact us for pricing for parties of fewer than 10 or greater than 50.

Reservations and Other Details

Ready to book your party? Please complete the date/time request form and review our Birthday Party Terms and Agreement. If you have any questions, please read our Birthday Party FAQs, email birthdays@thinkplaycreate.org or call 619-795-1174 and leave a message.

Please allow two business days (Monday – Friday) for a staff member to follow up on your inquiry.

Complete Request Form