444 Dwight Street, Holyoke, MA 01040

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Birthday Parties At The Museum

Birthday parties are back in a new way!

Now with even more time to play! Reserve the museum for up to 20 children (and up to two of their favorite adults).

SAturday Parties:

10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm

Members: $325 for up to 20 children (with two accompanying adults each)

Non-Members: $350 for up to 20 children (with two accompanying adults each)

Party include:

  • Children’s Museum T-Shirt for birthday child
  • Use of the Safari-themed Exploration Room with full sized refrigerator
  • A Birthday Buddy to assist  with setup, clean up, cake handling
  • Two hours of open play in the museum

Sunday Morning (Private Party):

10am-12pm

Members: $400 for up to 20 children (with two accompanying adults each)

Non-Members: $425 for up to 20 children (with two accompanying adults each)

Party include:

  • Children’s Museum T-Shirt for birthday child
  • Use of the Safari-themed Exploration Room with full sized refrigerator
  • A Birthday Buddy to assist  with setup, clean up, cake/food handling
  • The whole museum to yourselves for 2 hours!

Safety Protocols

  • Parties will operate under the same protocol as the museum does.
    - All guest 2 years of age and older must wear a mask at all times
    - Social distancing guidelines must be followed at all times
    - No food or drink allowed on the museum floor besides water. Food and beverages may be consumed in Party Room only. Masks must stay on in Party Room when not consuming food or drink.
  • Party must be paid for prior to party date (contactless preferred)
  • If party guests want to stay and play after the party has ended, they must:
    - Check with the cashier to make sure the museum is not already at capacity
    - Pay regular admission
Please call Birthday Party Coordinator, Lauren Boyce at 413-536-7048 x-101, to reserve your party or email parties@childrensmuseumholyoke.org

444 Dwight Street, Holyoke, MA 01040

We're Open! Make A Reservation or call if you don't see your desired time slot available.
Happy Birthday candles

Birthday Parties At The Museum


Birthday Parties are currently suspended due to COVID-19 policies.

Have an unforgettable Birthday Party at the Museum!

Choose from several party options and be sure to book early for guaranteed reservations where kids have a ball.

Saturday Birthday Party Hours:

10:00-11:30 am

12:00-1:30 pm

2:00-3:30 pm

Sunday Birthday Party Hours:

12:00-1:30 pm

2:00-3:30 pm

Due to overwhelming demand we have added the option of additional Private Parties.  Please call for details. Flexible times available for weekdays, holidays, and school vacations.

Exploration Room

This is the larger of the two Birthday Party Rooms. Surrounded by beautifully painted walls Children can wear animal masks to match their favorite animal. The room features animal habitats from all over the world, with all the inhabitants realistically depicted. A favorite for all young explorers!

Pricing for Exploration Room: $275.00 for non-members, $250.00 member rate for up to 20 children; $10 each per additional child. Maximum capacity 30 children. Adults are admitted free.

Exploration Room

The Barnyard Room

This adorable room is painted to look like a whimsical farm with denim curtains, white picket fence, and a horse painted on the wall. A bunny and rooster are also part of the farm. This smaller of the two Birthday rooms promises just as much fun.

Pricing for Barnyard Room: $200.00 for non-members, $185.00 member rate for up to 14 children. Maximum capacity of room is 27 people including adults. Adults are free.

Barnyard Room

All Parties include:

  • Children’s Museum T-Shirt for birthday child
  • 6 inch white paper plates, forks, napkins, and candles
  • Foam animal masks
  • Discount coupons for the Merry-Go-Round
  • “Birthday Buddy” staff helper

Due to overwhelming demand we have added the option of additional Private Parties.  Please call for details. Flexible times available for weekdays, holidays, and school vacations.

Private Party Costs

Friday -OR- Saturday: One party available 4:30- 6:30 pm

$450.00 up to 20 children for non-members and $375.00 for members.  Each additional child is $10 each.

Sunday: 10-11:30am

$400.00 up to 20 children for non-members and $350 for members.  Each additional child is $10 each.

Other time slots available on request. Book your party on a weekday or during school break!

Please call Birthday Party Coordinator, Lauren Boyce at 413- 536-7048 x-101, to reserve your party or email parties@childrensmuseumholyoke.org