Museum Rentals

Play with friends, family or colleagues at a private Museum party.

Mingle with friends or colleagues in a unique setting with endless opportunities for creativity, imagination and play. For an event rental that is entertaining, educational and one-of-a-kind, Discovery Place Kids is the perfect place for receptions, parties, family reunions, club meetings and much more.

Rental fees include:

  • Event space for up to 4 hours
  • Standard AV equipment
  • Set up and breakdown of Museum equipment
  • Manager, Special Events to help with planning a successful event

Add-on Options

Unique and memorable options will add hands-on, minds-in fun to make your event memorable. (Subject to availability. Pricing varies by option.)

Giant Jenga

A life-size version of the game of building, balance and blocks.

Corn Hole

Play by yourself or in teams. Corn Hole is simple, fun and a great way to bring your group together.

Scavenger Hunt

Get your group working together and explore Discovery Place Kids with a Museum-wide scavenger hunt.

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Full Museum

Rental includes both floors of Discovery Place Kids-Rockingham, including access to all of the Museum's hands-on exhibitions.

Essential Info

  • What do rental fees include?

    Rental rates include event space, applicable Museum staffing, event manager, janitorial services, set-up and break-down of Discovery Place Kids equipment, parking on a first come, first serve basis at Discovery Place Kids and standard AV equipment.

    The facility rental fees do not include the following services: Add-On Options, additional staff, on-site AV technician, food or beverage service, linens or additional security. All of the services will be itemized in client’s contract as necessary.

  • How far in advance can I hold my event date?

    Requests to reserve space are accepted up to two years in advance of the event date. Only two holds per client are permitted. A client’s requested date will be held for 10 business days, by the end of which Discovery Place requires a signed contract and deposit. If a signed contract and deposit have not been received within 10 business days, the date will be released. If a definite request from a potential client is received for a date on hold prior to the expiration of the 10-day period, Discovery Place will contact the client with the hold to make a final decision, sign a contract and make a deposit within three business days.

  • How long is a standard Museum rental?

    The standard rental period is four hours.