Birthday Parties at the Museum Are Scientifically Proven Fun!

We offer unique party experiences for children ages 3 – 13 that include a variety of hands-on activities and exclusive perks to accompany your unique party adventure.

Birthday Party Features

  • Admission to all Science Center exhibits
  • Ability to add a Dome show to your visit
  • Party invitations
  • Party space inside or outside for food and drinks
  • Party set up and clean up assistance
  • 10% discount in the gift shop for all your guests on the day of your party
  • A special t-shirt for the birthday child

Birthday Party Pricing

  • $99 for members and $125 for non-members
  • Add a film to your birthday party package for only $2 per person!
  • Includes up to 10 children; each additional child is $5 with a maximum of 15
  • Includes up to 10 adult chaperones; additional adults are $4 each


  • Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • Sundays at 2 p.m.

Call 434.791.5160, ext. 203 to book your party today!

Hands-On Activity Options

Matter Magic

Recommended for ages 5–11

Learn the different states and properties of matter as you experiment with different substances to create your own slime and oobleck!

Rocket Power

Recommended for ages 6–13

Become a rocket scientist as you learn about aerodynamics and gravity. Create your own paper rocket and watch them blast off!

Butterfly that landed on a flower

Recommended for ages 3–7

Explore the wonderful and fascinating world of butterflies. Make a butterfly to take home.

Birthday Bubbles (Currently Unavailable)

Recommended for ages 3–7

Enjoy bubble tricks and games. Learn how bubbles get their shapes and colors, join us as we create giant bubbles, and blow some of your own as we experiment with bubble solutions.

Or Book a Dome Show

In lieu of a hands-on activity, choose a Dome feature from our current schedule for your party guests!. Recommended for all ages.

Good place to let the kids have a hands-on learning experience!

Robin R.

Loved it. Everyone enjoyed the trains and the butterflies!

John B.

Super great place with a lot to do for all ages!!!

Belinda P.


To book your party, please call 434.791.5160, ext. 203.

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