Birthday Parties

Ever wonder how to give the gift of creativity?

Have your birthday party at the coolest kids location in town! Each party package can be customized to ensure an unforgettable birthday adventure for ages 1 and older. With no set up or clean up for the grown-ups, everyone can focus on having fun.

All Inclusive Packages

Cherry on Top Party Package

Includes all-day Museum admission for up to 30 guests (maximum of 12 children & 18 adults), party theme with theme decorations, Discovery Place Kids T-shirt for the birthday child, a Party Presenter who hosts the party and manages the set-up and clean-up, 1.5 hours in the party room and either a guided Museum tour or free play and 30 dessert settings (plates, napkins, utensils).

Members $210
Non-Members $230

*Plus any applicable sales and use taxes.

Super Duper Party Package

Includes all-day Museum admission for up to 30 guests (maximum of 12 children & 18 adults), festive decorations in the party room, a Party Presenter who hosts the party and manages the set-up and clean-up, 1.5 hours in the party room and either a guided Museum tour or free play and 30 dessert settings (plates, napkins, utensils).

Members $160
Non-Members $180

*Plus any applicable sales and use taxes.

Extreme Party Package

Supersize your party with this package that includes private, after-hours Museum access for up to 50 guests for 2 hours.

Non-Members/Members $550

* Plus any applicable sales and use taxes ** Extreme Party Package must be booked after hours or before the Museum opens on Sunday

Add-on Options

Cupcakes

$15 per dozen (must be ordered in dozens)

Juice Boxes or Water Bottles (8 oz.)

$5 per dozen (must be ordered in dozens)

Goody Backpacks

$5 each

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One-of-a-kind Party Themes

Looking for unique birthday party ideas? Check out our themes for unforgettable fun.

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I CAN Imagine

From art to acting, it’s time to create birthday fun, visit the Sandhills Stage and make masterpieces to take home.

Ages 2 - 10

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Roars & Rumbles

Join us in the party-zoic era for big birthday fun including fossil digs and erupting volcanoes.

Ages 2 - 10

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Junior Scientist

Come experiment with us in our laboratory of fun.

Ages 2 - 10

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Under the Sea

Dive down deep for a birthday adventure under the sea. Exploring sand, seashells and treasure, this party is sure to make a splash!

Ages 2 - 10

FAQs

  • What days are available for Birthday Parties?

    Birthday Parties are available Tuesday - Sunday during regular Museum operating hours.

  • What times are available for parties?

    On Tuesday through Friday, parties are available at 3:00 p.m. On Saturdays, parties are available at 9:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. On Sundays, parties are held at 12:30 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.

  • What ages are appropriate for parties?

    We offer birthday parties for ages 2-10.

  • Can I bring my own cake and refreshments?

    Yes, you are welcome to supply your own cake, snacks and drinks for your guests. Please note that you must supply your own utensils and paper products.

  • Can I bring my own decorations?

    Yes. Theme party rooms are already decorated. If you would like to bring in your own decorations, feel free to bring free-standing table decorations. Please note, nothing can be taped, glued or tacked to the walls and for the safety of our visitors balloons are not allowed in our facility.

  • What if additional people would like to attend?

    Our Birthday Parties accommodate a maximum of 30 guests. The limitations are due to the size of our party rooms. Additional guests can pay regular Museum admission to join you in the Museum, but are not permitted in the party room.

  • 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?

    Call us at 910.997.5266 x300 and one of our Guest Sales representatives will be happy to help you plan a special day for your birthday child. Payment in full is required at the time of booking, and all reservations must be completed by phone.