birthdays at the museum

NOTE: For the health and safety of our visitors and staff, the Museum is not accepting bookings for birthday parties at this time. Please check back for updates. We look forward to being a part of your celebrations when we are able to accept bookings.

If you have questions regarding birthdays at the Museum, please contact birthdays@thinkplaycreate.org.

Birthday parties at The New Children’s Museum are a great way to celebrate your little one’s big day.

What We Offer

  • Museum admission for your entire party
  • Maximum number of guests is 50*
  • 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 ($15.50 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

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

pricing

  • $350 for members/$400 for non-members, for up to 25 guests (children and adults)
  • Additional charge of $15.50 for each guest after 25 guests (children under 12 months are FREE)
  • Military families receive a 10% discount on the base party package

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.
  • You can also 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.

Reservations

We are not accepting birthday reservations at this time. Please check back for updates.

Masks Required

Masks are required for all guests (ages 2+) inside the Museum, regardless of vaccination status. Masks are not required in our outdoor spaces. Click here to read our full Safer Play Policy before visiting the Museum.