Birthday Parties

Party Time

Your child’s birthday party will include:

  • 1 hour in the party room
  • Honorary Jr. Paleontologist certificate for birthday child signed by a Paleontologist
  • Happy Birthday announcement over the intercom
  • Happy Birthday on the front desk sign
  • Set-up and clean-up by the party coordinator however, a staff member will not be in the room during the party.  You may check with the front desk if you have a need during the party.
  • Food, drinks, utensils, tablecloths, etc are NOT provided.
  • We respectfully request that all guests age 4 and older wear a face covering while indoors, except while in the party room.  You must bring your own mask.


  • $65 for non-members / $50 for members
  • Plus $8 per guest age 4+ (children and adults)

We recommend that you have no more than 35 guests due to the size of the party room.  The party room is ADA compliant.

The full room rental fee is required to reserve your party time.  The balance due for guest admission is payable on the day of your party.  If a cancellation is made less than 2 weeks in advance, your deposit will not be refunded.  All monies are non-refundable once the party has begun.


Saturdays at 11:00, 1:00, & 3:00
Sundays at 1:30 & 3:00

To Make Your Reservation

To make a reservation, please email reservations@visithandson.org. Payment is required to make your reservation. Party slots fill up quickly so we suggest that reservations be made at least one month in advance.


Download and print as many as you need!

Postcard invitations – are double-sided and four to a page and will need to be printed on card stock and cut for mailing.

Hands on Museum - colorful drawing of a gift and a party hat