Birthday Parties

Ever wonder how to take your child’s birthday to the next level?

Our party packages offers everything an amazing birthday requires! Contact our Guest Sales and Reservations team at 704.372.6261 x300 to confirm availability and reserve your spot today.

Party Packages

Premium Party

For two hours, you and your guests will have exclusive, after-hours access to the Museum! Party Presenters dedicated to your party manage setup and cleanup—all you have to focus on is the fun. During play time, we will gather everyone for a Science Show and end the evening with Big Fun to celebrate the birthday child. Add-ons are available to enhance your party experience.

Premium Parties are available on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Up to 50 guests $550
50-75 guests $800
75-100 guests $1,000
Members - enjoy 10% off $495-$900

*Plus any applicable sales and use taxes. Number of attendees based on pricing above (1:5 ratio of adults to children required; adult supervision required) 

Celebration Party

You and your guests will take fun and learning to the extreme in your private party room for 1.5 hours! Including themed activities and a Party Presenter dedicated to your party to manage setup and cleanup—all you have to focus on is the fun. Add-ons are available to enhance your party experience.

Celebration Parties are available Saturdays and Sundays
10:00 a.m.
12:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m.

Up to 25 guests $395
Members - enjoy 10% off $345

*Plus any applicable sales and use taxes. 1:5 ratio of adults to children required; adult supervision required

Add-on Options

Take your party to the next level!

T-Shirt for the Birthday Child - $12

Celebrate their special day with an exclusive Discovery Place t-shirt.

Discovery Place Goody Backpacks - $5 each

Let us take care of the party favors!

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Party Themes

Chemistry

It's Magic

Make birthday magic! Experiment with density, air pressure and Newton’s Law with the Museum’s resident “magician.”

Ages 5 - 10

Slime Party 2

Gross Science

Get messy with hands-on science and bring home the fun with a slimy concoction all your own!

Ages 2 - 10

Finger Paint Messy Hands

Colors in Science

Experience all the colors of science (and maybe get a little messy in the process).

Ages 1 - 5

FAQs

  • What days are available for Birthday Parties?

    Birthday Parties are available Thursdays - Sundays depending on the party package.

  • What times are available for parties?

    Party times vary by package level.

  • What ages are appropriate for parties?

    We offer birthday parties for ages 1-10.

  • Can I bring food, snacks or drinks?

    Discovery Place will provide two six-foot tables at the entry/exit that can be used for presents or food. All food and beverage items for Discovery Place parties must be purchased using our preferred catering partner, Forty-Twelve (www.forty-twelve.com). Orders can be placed and secured by contacting the vendor directly by email at info@forty-twelve.com or via phone at 718.404.2877

    Please note outside food and beverage will not be allowed.

  • Can I bring my own decorations?

    Yes. While your dedicated 'Celebration Station' includes 2 six-foot tables with tablecloths, feel free to bring free-standing table decorations to make it your own. Please note, for the safety of our visitors and resident animals, balloons are not allowed in our facility.

  • What is your payment and cancellation policy?

    Full payment is required at the time of your reservation. Cancellations made with two week’s notice or less are non-refundable. Cancellations with more than two week’s notice are subject to a $100 cancellation fee.

  • How do I book a party?

    Fill out the Party Request Form or contact our Guest Sales and Reservations team at 704.372.6261 x300. Payment in full is required to book the party and all reservations must be completed by phone.

  • Are Birthday Parties offered at other Discovery Place Museum locations?

    !es! Birthday Parties are available at Discovery Place Science, Discovery Place Nature and Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham. Click on any Museum to learn more about the parties offered at each location.