Let's Party!

Looking for a unique birthday experience? We offer a selection of two-hour birthday parties for children ages 4–12 on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. All parties include a qualified museum instructor, private decorated room, paper goods, special guided tours, games, activities, themed crafts and free general admission to all five museums for all your guests!

The cost of a party for up to 12 children:

  • $225 for Museum members
  • $300 for nonmembers

The maximum number of children, who may attend the party is 12 (including the birthday child). There is a fee of $10 per child beyond 12, up to a maximum of 20 children.

Choose from the following themes:

  • New! Dr. Seuss
  • Animals Around the World
  • Journey through Space
  • Dinosaurs

The Museum provides:

  • A private, decorated room for two hours. Decorations include white tablecloths, paper goods, eating utensils, colorful streamers, posters and other theme-oriented props. You are welcome to bring your own thematic paper goods if you wish.
  • An experienced instructor to set up, clean up, and facilitate party activities. A small related theme craft to take home, museum exploration, demonstrations and hands on activities provided.
    Please contact our Museum Store Manager to plan creative, affordable, fun goodie bags for your guests at 413-314-6495. (There is an additional fee for goodie bags).

You provide:

  • Cake. Please note that birthday candles and balloons are NOT permitted in the Museums.
  • Beverages and any other food desired for the party. We do not allow food to be delivered to the museums.

Contact the birthday party coordinator at 413-779-2130, or birthdays@springfieldmuseums.org. We recommend that you book your party as far in advance as possible to ensure the date you want. Birthday parties are very popular, and dates are often booked months in advance. Payment is due in full once the date for the party has been selected.

Children around a birthday cake with a dinosaur balloon.
Cupcake with sprinkles
Kids Birthday at the Museums