Birthday Parties

Plan your child's birthday party adventure at Discovery Center! It will be a birthday to remember with a little science and some serious fun!

Basic party package includes:

  • DCS staff will assist with check in and cleaning up the room after the party (No piñatas, we have nowhere to hang them and no confetti as decoration)
  • One hour in the birthday room $65.00
  • Group admission of $6.00 per person that plays in the Center
  • Requires 1 adult for every 5 children as a chaperone in the Discovery Center 

Upgrade to a premium birthday party package by adding a science demonstration or scavenger hunt (or both!). These 15 minute science demonstrations are led by one of our excellent DCS Visitor Experience Staff! Wrap up your time in the birthday party room with a fun (and educational) science demo designed especially for birthday party guests! 2 Week notice needed to reserve premium party package.

  • Slime Science: Learn the science behind icky, sticky slime and take home your very own bit of slime! $30
  • Dry Ice Investigation: Explore the world of dry ice, and watch some seriously cool science! $35
  • Bubble Blast: Create your very own bubble art and find out how bubbles are really made! $40
  • Scavenger Hunt: Go on a great adventure through Discovery Center! Stretch your brain by solving the riddles! $15

SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure
From now until May 8th, Discovery Center has an exciting exhibit called SHIPWRECK! Pirates & Treasure.This exhibit features several interactives and showcases more than 500 artifacts discovered on famous shipwrecks. While DCS has the exhibit, add some exciting SHIPWRECK!adventures to your birthday party.

Admission: All Birthday party participants will receive the $3.00 group rate to see the exhibit.

SHIPWRECK!Birthday Party
Guests will pin the hook on the pirate, make their own newspaper sailor hat, and decorate their own DIY telescope! The highlight of your party will be the grand tour of our SHIPWRECK! exhibit with your very own DCS captain tour guide follwed by a special shipwreck scavenger hunt.

This adventure package has a $65 room charge plus $10 per person admission



Birthday Room Rental (1 hour) $65.00
Extra 30 min. in Birthday Room $30.00
Exhibit Hall Admission
(group rate)
$6.00 per person
(Children under 3 are free)
Highwire Bike Ride $2.00 per person
Slime Science Demonstration $30.00
Dry Ice Investigation Demonstration $35.00
Bubble Blast Demonstration $40.00
Scavenger Hunt- On your own investigation $15.00

Member Discounts

  • Members receive a 10% discount on the total party package price
  • Guests with DCS Memberships will receive free admission with membership card
  • No other discounts can be used


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For questions, contact Guest Services at 417-862-9910 ext. 706 or via email to