444 Dwight Street, Holyoke, MA 01040

413-536-7048
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Birthday Parties At The Museum

Private Parties

Include two hours of open play with the whole Museum to yourselves.

Fridays 4‑6pm

Saturdays 4‑6pm

Sundays 10am‑12pm

For up to 20 children (with up to 2 accompanying adults per child)
Additional children can be added for $9 per child

Party Includes:
  • Children’s Museum t-shirt for the 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
  • Two hours of open-play with the whole Museum to yourselves!

Members: $425
Non-Members: $450

Open Parties

Include two hours of open play while the museum is open to the public.

Saturdays 10am‑12pm or 1‑3pm

Sundays 1‑3pm

For up to 20 children (with up to 2 accompanying adults per child)
Additional children can be added for $9 per child

Party Includes:
  • Children’s Museum t-shirt for the 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
  • Two hours of open-play in the Museum

Members: $325
Non-Members: $350

Please note

  • $100.00 deposit required for all Parties. The remaining balance is due on or before the date of the Party.
  • No food or drink allowed on the museum floor besides water. Food and beverages may be consumed in Party Room only.
  • 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
To reserve your party or for more information, email parties@childrensmuseumholyoke.org

444 Dwight Street, Holyoke, MA 01040

413-536-7048
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