Birthday Parties

Party Time

Our Paleontology-themes parties have been modified for your safety.  Your child’s birthday party will include:

  • 1 hour in the party room
  • Micro-fossil picking activity
  • T-shirt for the birthday child
  • 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


  • Food, drinks, utensils, tablecloths, etc are NOT provided.


$50 for use fo the party room plus $8 per guest age 4+.  Currently, only 20 guests are allowed at each party.  The party room is ADA compliant.

A $50 deposit is required to reserve your party time.  The balance due for guest admission is payable 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 10:00 and 2:00

To Make Your Reservation

To make a reservation, please call 423-434-4263 ext. 808 or email reservations@visithandson.org. A $50 deposit 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