Party at SCI for your birthday!
Celebrate Like A Scientist! SCI’s hands-on exhibits, special-format theaters and unique programming make birthday parties an unforgettable experience for children ages 4-12.
Birthday parties can be scheduled on Saturdays at 10:30 am, 12:30 pm and 2:30 pm and on Sundays at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm.
SCI Birthday Parties include:
- Admission to SCI's dynamic experience platforms for up to 20 guests (Additional guests are $5 per person; limit does not include the birthday child or birthday child's parents)
- A private party room pre-set with tablecloths, plates, cups and silverwhere where you can enjoy opening presents, having treats and other birthday fun
- A hands-on science activity hosted by an SCI Partyologist
- Three free parking passes to the SCI parking ramp
- Setup and teardown of party room handled by SCI
- Printable birthday invitations
- SCI Member - $200
- Non-member - $225
Pricing is for up to 20 guests. Additional guests are $5 per person.
- Tickets to an IMAX film
- Catered meals or snacks - download our birthdday menu options!
- Additional parking passes
- Extra time in private room
Customize your party with a space or dinosaur theme, which include decorations and a science activity! Themed parties are an additional $50.
Book your party!
SCI Birthday Parties are easy to plan and unforgettable for guests. To book your birthday party, contact the Sales Office at 515-274-6868 ext. 222 or email email@example.com.
SCI Birthday Parties are available for explorers turning ages 4 to 12. All parties should be scheduled a minimum of two weeks in advance. SCI members receive discounted rates!
- All catering except the cake must be purchased from SCI's Food Chain Cafe
- Additional guests beyond the 20 limit are $5 per person
- No candles, helium balloons or tape on walls
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