Have your birthday party at the Maryland Science Center. We have birthday parties down to a science!
Birthday parties for children of all ages can be booked on Saturdays or Sundays between the hours of 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM. Reservations must be made 2 weeks in advance of the party date.
The DIY Party
Rent the Brown Bag Zone for your party. This party space is yours for three (3) hours.
*Please note – due to Camp MSC, birthday parties are not available June 30 – August 1, 2014.
Cost: $185 non-members $150 for members
- Add Science Center tickets for your guests for $10 person adult or child
- Add IMAX tickets for an additional $4 per person
- Bring your own food, drink, cake (no candles), plates, cups, utensils and decorations—your rental is for the space only, no other services are provided.
- You may have your food delivered, there are many pizza, sub, and take-out restaurants close to the Science Center.
- You may purchase food in Beakers Café and bring it back to the party space
- You can choose for a catered Birthday party. The Maryland Science Center’s full-service in-house catering service can create a menu with any options that are sure to please your guests. If you are interested in a catered event mention this option when you speak with the Event Sales Manager.
The Fine Print
- A deposit of the full price of the room rental is required to hold your reservation.
- Purchase tickets and IMAX on-site when you arrive. Please have one person purchase tickets for everyone in your party. Individual guests may not purchase individual tickets at the $10 rate
- You must have a ticket to explore the Science Center, guests without tickets must stay in the Brown Bag Zone.
- Children under the age of 2 are free. There is a 50 person maximum for all parties.
- You must purchase Science Center tickets first in order to purchase IMAX tickets.
- Planetarium admission is included in your Science Center ticket purchase. All shows are on a first-come, first-served basis.
- The Science Center does not have paper products or partyware for sale on-site, plan ahead.
If you have questions, would like to schedule an event or would like to request additional information, please contact us at the information below:
Event Sales Manager