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. Choose a birthday package from the options below. Each child celebrating their birthday party will receive a birthday party t-shirt.
Pick a package below for your party, select a program, and even 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.
NEW!! Verify Party Time Availabilty and Purchase your Party Package ONLINE (no refunds given for online purchase)
Birthday Party Request:
Click here to email party requests and questions to the Reservations Department.
RESERVATIONS: (205) 714 – 8414
QUESTIONS: (205) 714 – 8369
If you cancel a reserved birthday party two weeks prior to your party date, there is no cancellation fee. There is a 50.00 cancellation fee for any party that cancels within 2 weeks prior to the party date
Full payment is required at time of booking. Prices do not include required tax
Some outside food is allowed, please contact the birthday party specialist for specifics. Balloons are not allowed in McWane Science Center
“Coinciding with “The Magic of Model Trains” exhibit here at McWane, 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 each snowflake. From creating snow to building a snowman it is sure to be a fun experience!”
Select one of these spectacular science programs to make your party unforgettable:
EXPLORE AND MORE AGES 2-3
We invite you and your two or three year old to play and explore in this unique birthday party designed specifically for them. Party guests will use their natural curiosity and keen sense of touch to learn more about the world around them.
ANIMAL ADVENTURES AGES 4+
Fur, scales and scutes! Meet the amazing animals that call McWane Science Center home!
OCEAN ANIMALS AGES 4+
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 the World of Water.
GROSS OUT! AGES 5+
From slime to sneezes, if your birthday boy or girl loves being grossed out then this is the party for you.
SCIENCE OF MAGIC AGES 5+
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?
SCIENCE OF BIRTHDAYS* AGES 5+
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
You can choose any of the following options for your party for an additional fee.
*Total number of guests includes every child and adult at the party.
†Must be ordered no later than the Sunday before the party date
McWane Science Center does allow more than one child to celebrate their birthday together at the same party.
Birthday Party Invitations: