Unforgettable Birthday Parties

Birthday PartyMake your child’s birthday an extraordinary one! Carousel rides, an exclusive party room, unlimited play at the museum … this will surely be an unforgettable celebration. Purchase a basic party package then add on a cake, food, and favors as needed. We make it easy and affordable for you to celebrate like never before.

Planning the best birthday party ever!

The basic party includes:

  • Brightly-colored birthday party room for 90 minutes
  • Throne chair for your birthday child
  • CD player with party friendly music and an MP3 connection to play your own selections
  • Souvenir color-changing cup for the birthday child to take home
  • 20 tickets for a ride on the museum carousel
  • The basics: chairs and tables, sink, ice water, cart to transport gifts

Members $135 (plus tax)
Nonmembers $150 (plus tax)

Admission to the museum is also required for all party attendees. Museum members receive free admission with valid member card. Discount admission tickets for all nonmember guests are $14.50 and must be purchased in advance.

To purchase a birthday party call 317-334-4000. Parties must be scheduled at least 2 weeks in advance to ensure all details can be coordinated. Room fee must be paid upon booking. If you have additional questions, visit our FAQ page.

Birthday PartyAdd more to your party!

Let us do the work so you can focus on celebrating their big day with family and friends. From cake and pizza to gift bags and themed supplies—we will take care of all the details.

  • Cake—$35
    Personalized and themed cake that serves 20.
  • Pizza or snacks—prices vary
    Our event caterers can provide some tasty selections. Download a menu.
  • Plates, cups, forks, napkins—$1 per person
    Choose from one of our many themes (see FAQ page for current options).
  • Gift bags—$7 per person
    Includes a nice selection of gifts for each child at the party.
  • Additional guests
    Parties of more than 25(but less than 50) attendees, can rent both our party rooms for $300 ($150 per room).

If you want to make your party extra memorable, ask about reserving one of our exhibits! For an additional $500, your group gets exclusive access for one hour before the museum opens to the public.