Birthday Parties

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

Our party packages offer 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

You and your guests will have exclusive, after-hours access to one of three Museum Levels! Your Party includes: two Party Presenters dedicated to your party to manage setup and cleanup, a lab, special show or activity and 2 hours of non-stop fun. Other add-ons are available to enhance your party experience.

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

Up to 50 guests $750
50-75 guests $1,000
75-100 guests $1,250
Members - enjoy 10% off! $675-$1,125

*Plus any applicable sales and use taxes. Number of attendees based on pricing above. 1:10 adult 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.

General Public $445
Members receive 10% off! $395

*Plus any applicable sales and use taxes. Number of Attendees: 25 total, 5 adults 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.

Animal Meet ‘n’ Greet $40

Get up close with a live animal and learn about its natural habitat, diet and unique adaptations.

Animals are subject to availability.

Live Science Demo - $40

Our Partyologist conducts a super-cool experiment that will be sure to wow your guests!

Aquarium Tour or Touch Tank - $40

Tour the World Alive aquarium and dive into an exploration of our amazing underwater world.

Maker Activity - $40+

Design, create and innovate in a fun make-based activity. Guests will take home their one-of-a kind creations.

$40 (50 guests) | $50 (50-75 guests) | $60 (75-100 guests)

Available with Premium Party Package

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Party Themes

Blue Green Chromis

Our Ocean Friends  

Explore the wonders of the ocean and experience a hands-on encounter with some of our ocean ambassadors!

Ages 3 - 12

Superhero Science

Science of Super Villains 

Help a Super Villain plan their heist! Recruit Hench worms and watch out for those pesky Heroes trying to foil your plans.

Ages 3 - 12

Invent Card

Make it Fun

Ever wondered how to make an LED bulb light up with a batter and squishy dough? Learn the basics of making movement.

Ages 3 - 12


  • What days are available for Birthday Parties?

    Birthday Parties are available on Saturdays and Sundays.

  • What times are available for parties?

    Party times vary by package level.

  • Can I bring food, snacks or drinks?

    All food and beverage items for Discovery Place parties must be purchased using our preferred catering partner, Forty-Twelve ( Orders can be placed by contacting the vendor directly by email at or via phone at 718.404.2877. Click here to view their menu.

    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.

  • Can I bring my own entertainment?

    A party at Discovery Place Science is chock-full of hands-on activities and fun. Outside entertainment such as licensed characters, musicians or other contractors are not permitted.

  • What about parking?

    Guests can park in the Discovery Place Science Parking Deck as available. Ask your guests to bring their parking vouchers into the Museum, and we will validate them.

  • 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 my 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?

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