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

Celebration Party

You and your guests will take fun and learning to the extreme in your private party room for 1.5 hours! Including an exclusive Discovery Place Birthday t-shirt for the birthday kid, 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: A birthday party can have a maximum of 25 attendees, at least five of whom must be adults.

Add-on Options

Take your party to the next level!

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.

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Party Themes

DPS Ocean friends bday theme

Our Ocean Friends  

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

Ages 3 - 12

DPS Supervillians bday theme

Science of Super Villains 

Help a Supervillain plan their heist!  Recruit Henchmen and watch out for those pesky Heroes trying to foil your plans.

Ages 3 - 12

DPS Make It fun bday theme

Make it Fun

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

    If you would like to provide food for your party guests, all food must be store-bought. Food that is prepared at home is not permitted. All food must be brought to the Museum by the hosts; the Museum does not allow food delivery. The hosts and all adult guests will be required to sign waivers.

  • Can I bring my own decorations?

    The Museum provides decorations, so there is no need to bring anything!

    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.