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Birthdays

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!

Inquire about an available birthday date here!

Explore Science City Birthday Party Packages, BASIC or BASIC PLUS.Come enjoy with your child a birthday party that will create a memorable experience for all.
Arrive to the party room pre-set with colorful paper goods: table coverings, plates, napkins, forks/spoons, ice water and cups plus a giant birthday banner greeting.   Birthday food items will be responsibility of Host Family.   Bring your guests and enjoy!
Review party packages, reservation options, pricing summary and specific details explained below.

 

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

  • All Day Admission to Science City, for 20 guests (15 Children / 5 Adults) **
  • 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, utensils, plates, water and water cups
  • A Birthday Party Facilitator
  • Pre- and Post-Party Storage for your needs
  • Printable Invitations 

Our BASIC PLUS Birthday Party Package includes ($300 members* / $375 non-members)
Everything included in the Basic Birthday Party, plus:

  • Add your selected age-appropriate Program activity led by a Science City Educator.  (50-minute program)

 

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 Amphibian?  Touch and observe the difference between reptiles and amphibians with live Nature Center animals

 

Experimental Scientists  (Ages 9-12)

  • 3D Doodles: Explore 3D printing and make 3D printed doodles (This program will not be offered in December/January birthday dates.)
  • 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

 

BASIC BIRTHDAY RESERVATION TIMES

 
 

Saturday Birthday Room Options

Sunday Birthday Room Options

 

A

10:15AM - 11:15AM

   

B

12N - 1PM

12:15PM - 1:15PM

 

C

2PM - 3PM

2PM - 3PM

 

D

3:45PM - 4:45PM

3:45PM - 4:45PM

 

BASIC PLUS BIRTHDAY RESERVATION TIMES

 

Saturdays only

Birthday Room

Program Time

Birthday Room

E

10:15AM - 11:15PM

11:15AM - 12:15PM

 

F

 

11AM - 12N

12N - 1 pm

G

2PM - 3PM

3PM - 4PM

 

H

 

2:45PM - 3:45PM

3:45PM - 4:45PM

 

Specifics for Birthday Package Options:

  • Minimum pricing includes up to 15 children / 5 adults. Additional guests can be added. Maximum capacity of 40 total guests for Party Room.  See pricing details below. Note: space limitations for optional programs allow ONE adult per five children during program activities.
  • 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 three 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.  Parking Vouchers for additional guests may be purchased in advance upon request. 
  • 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. 

Inquire about an available birthday date here!

 

 

BIRTHDAY PACKAGE PRICING SUMMARY

*Four-person Membership level required for Member Pricing rates.
·BASIC Birthday Party Package:  $240 Members / $300 non-Members
·BASIC PLUS Birthday Party Package:  $300 Members / $375 non-Members

Minimum pricing includes up to 15 children and 5 adults.  Additional tickets may be added up to room capacity of 40 guests.
Additional guests ticket pricing:
·BASIC:   Members  $16/child, $8/adult   Non-Members  $20/child, $8/adult
·BASIC PLUS:  Members $20/child, $8 adult.  Non-Members $25/child, $8/adult
Program space allows for maximum ONE adult per five children during the program activities.

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.