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Make 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. Choose one of the two party packages listed then add other options as needed. We make it easy and affordable for you to celebrate like never before.
Planning the best birthday party ever!
All parties include:
- Brightly-colored party room for 90 minutes
- Throne chair for the birthday child
- CD player to play child friendly party music
- Tickets for a ride on the Carousel (up to 15 guests)
- Souvenir color-changing cup for the birthday child
- Birthday Coordinator to assist with set-up and clean-up
Choose your party package
Members receive 10% off entire party purchase (excluding tax)!
Build-Your-Own: starts at $150 (plus tax)
This package includes all of the features listed above, plus a discount on admission tickets for your guests ($17 for any guest age 2 and older). Additional add-on options like catering and décor are available for purchase.
All-Inclusive: starts at $370 (plus tax)
Includes the following for 15 individuals)
- Admission tickets (children under age 2 are free)
- Themed partyware/decorations of your choice
- Two large pizzas and lemonade
For both packages, your full room deposit of $150 is due at booking.
To purchase a birthday party call 317-334-4000.
Admission to the museum is required for all party attendees. Museum members receive free admission with valid member card. Additional discount admission tickets for all nonmember guests are $17 and must be purchased in advance.
Parties must be scheduled at least 2 weeks in advance to ensure all details can be coordinated. Room deposit must be paid in full upon booking. If you have additional questions, visit our FAQ page.
Add more to your party!
Let us do the work so you can focus on celebrating their big day with family and friends. From cake to pizza and themed supplies—we will take care of all the details. Add any of these ala carte options to make your party even more extraordinary.
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).
- 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.