McWane Science Center has birthday parties down to a science! Enjoy a private party with all of your friends and admission to the four floors of Exhibit Halls.
Select a package below for your party, select a program and/or refreshments, and then you may choose additional options to create the perfect birthday adventure at McWane Science Center.
Advanced reservations are required. Birthday parties are offered during the following times.
Verify Party Time Availability and Purchase your Party Package ONLINE (no refunds given for online purchase). Program choices may not be available at your desired time. Someone will contact you if your choice is not available.
Birthday Party Online Request:
Click here to email the Reservations Department.
To make your RESERVATION by phone call: (205) 714 – 8414
Questions? Call our BIRTHDAY DEPARTMENT: (205) 714 – 8369
All Birthday packages include:
We invite you and your two or three-year-old to play and explore in this unique birthday party designed specifically for this age group. Party guests will use their natural curiosity and keen sense of touch to learn more about the world around them.
Fur, scales and cute faces! Meet the amazing animals that call McWane Science Center home!
Get an up-close look at some ocean residents and discover what it’s like to be a creature of the sea as we show you some of the more fascinating residents of our aquarium. Depending on availability, animals may include horseshoe crab, sea urchin, tulip snail and hermit crab.
From slime to sneezes, if your birthday boy or girl loves being grossed out then this is the party for you.
Let your inner wizard loose and join us as we look at some cool “magic tricks.’’ Is it really magic or is something more science-y behind these awesome antics?
From baking the cake to lighting the candles and even the making the ice cream, science surrounds your birthday fun. This party includes Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream for all guests. An additional $25 charge for the Science of Birthdays program
(November 22-January 11th)
The seasonal parties include refreshments and program for up to 30 guests.
Coinciding with “The Magic of Model Trains” exhibit here at McWane Science Center, this party will create a birthday that is on the right “track”! Join us as we uncover the fascination of this method of transportation! All aboard!
Who doesn’t love the snow? Join us as we create our own winter wonderland by exploring the science behind snow and snowflakes. From making your own snow, making a snow globe, to dressing a snowman, it will surely be a fun experience!
Add-On Options for all parties for additional fees:
*Total number of guests includes every child and adult at the party.
Birthday Party Invitations:
Some outside food is allowed. Balloons are not allowed in McWane Science Center. Please contact Birthday Department (205) 714 – 8369 for specifics.
There is no cancelation fee for parties that are cancelled at least two weeks prior to the party date. Any cancellations within two weeks prior to the party require a $50.00 cancellation fee.
Full payment is required at time of booking. Prices do not include required tax.