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**Birthday Parties will be suspended during the summer months.   Our fun educational Summer Camp will be occupying our party space.   Party dates will resume beginning Sept. 22.  Please watch for updated information to be posted in August about requesting Science City Birthday parties.**


Experience a fun-filled day of hands-on science catered to your junior scientist on their special day! Choose a birthday package designed to make your child’s birthday the best. day. EVER!

Kansas City’s Science Center, Science City, has engineered our Birthday Party Packages to take the stress out of planning your child’s special day. Bring the cake, and we’ll take care of the rest! Take a breather, relax and enjoy your child’s birthday and let us worry about the details!

Our Basic Birthday Party Package includes  ($240 members* / $300 non-members) 

  • All Day Admission to Kansas City’s Science Center, Science City, for 20 guests **

  • Free Parking for the Birthday Family; one voucher provided

  • 60 minutes in a reserved party room 

  • Room decorations and table necessities including tablecloths, birthday banner, table decorations, utensils, plates, water and water cups

  • A Birthday Party Facilitator

  • Pre- and Post-Party Storage for your needs

  • Printable Invitations 

Each additional child ticket $16 members/ $20 non-members. Each additional adult ticket $8.
*Four Person Membership Required. 
**We require a 1 Adult to 5 Children ratio for every birthday package. Packages are designed for 15 children and 5 adults to accommodate this requirement. 


Our Basic Plus Birthday Party Package includes ($300 members* / $375 non-members)

Everything included in the Basic Birthday Party, plus:

An additional 50 minutes in a secondary reserved classroom with your choice of programming


Kinder Scientists (Ages 4-5)

  • Junior Paleontology: Become a paleontologist and boogie like a dinosaur

  • Kinder Science Lab: Measure, weigh and describe using science tools and language

  • Squishy Circuits: Make playdough GLOW with LEDs

  • Going Bug-gy: Touch, listen and have fun learning about Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches


Early Explorers (Ages 6-8)

  • Circuit Stickers: Discover how circuits work and create a paper circuit with LEDs

  • WeeBots: Build and program a LEGO Robot Creature

  • Reptile or Mammal?: Touch and observe the difference between mammals and reptiles with live Nature Center animals


Experimental Scientists  (Ages 9-12)

  • 3D Doodles: Explore 3D printing and make 3D printed doodles

  • Rockin’ Robots: Have fun learning how to program a LEGO EV3 Robot that performs some rockin’ moves

  • Animals as Engineers: Observe and touch live animals from our Nature Center that are helping scientists solve technological problems

Each additional child ticket $20 members/ $25 non-members. Each additional adult ticket $8.
*Four Person Membership Required. 


Reservation Times




Saturday Only

Sunday Only

Reservation 1

10:15AM - 11:15AM

12:15PM - 1:15PM

Reservation 2

12PM - 1PM

2PM - 3PM

Reservation 3

2PM - 3PM

3:45PM - 4:45PM

Reservation 4

3:45PM - 4:45PM





Saturday Only

Program Time

Birthday Room

Reservation 1

10:15AM - 12:15PM

11:15AM - 12:15PM

10:15AM - 11:15AM

Reservation 2

11AM - 1PM

11AM - 12PM

12PM - 1PM

Reservation 3

2PM - 4PM

3PM - 4PM

2PM - 3PM

Reservation 4

2:45PM - 4:45PM

2:45PM - 3:45PM

3:45PM - 4:45PM


Specifics for Birthday Package Options:

  • Maximum capacity of 40 total guests.

  • Storage container measures at 58”L x 39”W x 24”D – all materials must fit within this container.

  • Upon arrival, host family will be given access to a storage crate for party items.  (Bring a padlock if you wish.)

  • If needed, host family may access the Birthday Party room 10 minutes prior to reservation time.

  • Due to Union Station’s status as a historic building, helium balloons and flamed candles are strictly prohibited.

Booking Details:  

  • Non-refundable deposit of $120 is due at time of booking. 

  • Must be USKC member at time of booking to receive the USKC member discount. 

  • Basic Plus Birthday Party Packages require at least (3) weeks advance booking. Subject to availability.

  • Requests to reschedule your party’s date or time less than 3 weeks prior to the previously schedule date may result in a rescheduling fee. No specific date or time can be guaranteed when rescheduling. 

  • The final count of children and adult chaperones for parties must be received three business days prior to the party.

  • Unaccounted guests arriving day-of must purchase Science City tickets at the Box Office. 

  • Unaccounted guests will be unable to participate in the Programmed Birthday Party.  

  • Payment in full is due three business days prior to the scheduled party. MasterCard, VISA, American Express & Discover are accepted. 

  • General parking fees apply, with the exception of the host family.

  • If the science center is closed due to inclement weather, the Science City team will work with the host family to either reschedule for another date, or provide a refund in full.