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Birthday Parties

McWane Science Center has all the elements to make your child’s birthday party unforgettable- it’s a little bit of SCIENCE and a whole lot of FUN! Enjoy a private party with your friends and enjoy hands-on learning on four floors of Adventure Halls. With our all new birthday party packages, planning your child’s party has never been easier. We have birthday parties down to a science! Call 205-714-8323 or email birthdays2@mcwane.org to book your party today!

Scheduling your Birthday Party

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Check availability and/or purchase a birthday party

Advanced reservations are required. Birthday parties are offered during the following times:
Saturday: 10:00, 12:00, 2:00, 4:00
Sunday: 12:00, 2:00, 4:00

Questions? Call our BIRTHDAY DEPARTMENT: (205) 714 – 8323 or email birthdays2@mcwane.org

Birthday Party FAQ

 

Classic Party: $275
  • Party Room with Host for 60 minutes
  • Tablecloths provided
  • Gift for Birthday Child
  • Party for up to 20 guests (adults and children ages birth+) including birthday child and parents
  • All-Day Admission to McWane Science Center the day of the party
  • Parking for Birthday Party Guests *Subject to availability
Deluxe Party: $325
  • Party Room with Host for 60 minutes
  • Tablecloths provided
  • Gift for Birthday Child
  • Party for up to 20 guests (adults and children ages birth+) including birthday child and parents
  • All-Day Admission to McWane Science Center the day of the party
  • Parking for Birthday Party Guests *Subject to availability
  • Science Themed Cake (¼ Sheet Cake that serves 25)
  • Ice Cream Cups
  • Paper Products (plates, napkins and forks)
Ultimate Party: $400
  • Party Room with Host for 60 minutes
  • Tablecloths provided
  • Gift for Birthday Child
  • Party for up to 20 guests (adults and children ages birth+) including birthday child and parents
  • All-Day Admission to McWane Science Center the day of the party
  • Parking for Birthday Party Guests *Subject to availability
  • Science Themed Cake (¼ Sheet Cake that serves 25)
  • Ice Cream Cups
  • Paper Products (plates, napkins and forks)
  • Private animal encounter (An animal friend will make an appearance at your party!)
Additional Upgrades Available for Parties

Cake/Ice Cream

  • ¼ Sheet Cake                                                           $35.00
  • 1 dozen mini cupcakes                                             $18.00
  • ½ Sheet Cake                                                           $65.00
  • Upgrade to ½ Sheet Cake                                        $30.00
  • Ice Cream Cups                                                        $1.50/each

Food and Beverage

  • Individual Snack (goldfish & juice box)                     $1.25/person
  • Chicken Finger Platter (serves 20-25)                      $60.00
  • Subway Platter (serves 10-15)                                 $45.00
  • 12oz Coke, Sprite, Water                                          $1.50

Animal Encounter                                                        $100.00

IMAX Tickets                                                                $8/person

*Total number of guests includes every child and adult at the party.
**Tax will be added to each Add-On Option.


Birthday Packages Effective September 2018

Itty Bitty Birthday Party: $325.00

Designed for your little scientist, Itty Bitty Birthday parties are held in our Itty Bitty classrooms and feature a Little Labs STEM program. All parties include:

  • Private Party room for 60 minutes
  • Little Labs STEM program
  • All-day Adventure Hall Admission for up to 25 guests*
  • Free Admission for the Birthday child
  • Dedicated Birthday Host for the duration of the party
  • Free parking in McWane Science Center Parking Deck**
  • Snack for each child
  • Lemonade and Water provided
  • Gift for Birthday Child
  • Bright Colored Tablecloths
Super Science Birthday Party: $325.00

Super Science Parties are for school aged children engineered to spark wonder and curiosity featuring a hands on- STEM program. All Parties Include:

  • Private Party room for 60 minutes
  • Hands on STEM program
  • All-day Adventure Hall Admission for up to 25 guests*
  • Free Admission for the Birthday child
  • Dedicated Birthday Host for the duration of the party
  • Free parking in McWane Science Center Parking Deck**
  • Snack for each child
  • Lemonade and Water provided
  • Gift for Birthday Child
  • Bright Colored Tablecloths

*includes adults and children birth+ **dependent on availability

Personalize Your Party!

Additional Guests                                                $10/person

Animal Encounter                                                 $75

IMAX Tickets                                                          $8/person

Cake

  • ¼ Sheet Cake                                                      $35
  • ½ Sheet Cake                                                      $65
  • 1 dozen mini cupcakes                                        $18

Ice Cream

  • Ice Cream Cup                                                     $1 each
  • Premium Ice Cream Upgrade (Dippin Dots)        $4 each

Party Food

  • Chicken Finger Platter (serves 20-25)                  $60
  • Subway Platter (serves 10-15)                              $45
  • Individual Pizza (Cheese or Pepperoni)                $5 each

Snack Bar

  • Chips                                                                      $1.00
  • Goldfish                                                                  $0.75
  • Juice Boxes                                                            $1.00
  • 12oz Coke, Sprite, Water                                       $1.50

 

Birthday Packages Effective September 2018 FAQ

Birthday Party Invitations:
Click here to customize and download your own pdf invitation.

 

Full payment is required at time of booking. Prices do not include required tax.