PLANETARIUM BIRTHDAY PARTIES


Celebrate your child’s next birthday at the Museum, by letting us take you and your guests on an exclusive tour through the stars! (Ideal for children ages 4-10 years.)

Birthday Parties include:

  • Hands-on art activity in the Greene Education Center led by the Museum’s award-winning Junior Docents (materials included)
  • Personalized 30-minute Star Show in the Planetarium--see the stars as they were on your child’s day and time of birth!
  • Private party room in the Museum’s Joyce Greene Education Center
  • Gift for the Guest of Honor

Parties can be scheduled on Saturday or Sunday, for late morning or late afternoon (subject to availability). Extra activities, gallery access, and/or extended time incur additional fees and must be arranged at the time of booking.

FEE: $700 for morning parties and $800 for afternoon parties, and includes up to 30 guests*. Additional guests are $15 each, up to a maximum of 50 guests total. Current HRM Members at the Family level or above receive $50 off their party reservation!

Not a Member? Join today to receive your discount and enjoy FREE admission to the Museum and Planetarium, plus a 15% discount to the Museum Store, for a year!

Please note: *At least one adult for every 10 children is required. Refreshments, decorations, paper goods, and party favors are not included in the party fee.
Alcoholic beverages of any kind are prohibited at children’s parties. Decorations must be limited to table-top décor and cannot be attached to the walls or ceilings. Glitter, confetti, and candles are not permitted in Museum spaces.

RESERVE TODAY!
Email events@hrm.org or call 914.963.4550, x251

A signed agreement and a deposit of 50% of the total fee is required to book your date.
Cancellations must be made at least 30 days in advance to avoid forfeiture of deposit.
The remaining balance is due 5 business days before the event; late payments may result in the termination of your event and a forfeiture of deposit.

Party Timeline

Morning Party Afternoon Party Details
9:30am 3:30pm Family may arrive and begin setup of Party Room
10am 4pm Official start time of party; guests head to Classroom One for a hands-on creative activity guided by the Museum’s Junior Docents
10:30am 4:30pm Family & guests head to Planetarium for private Star Show
11am 5pm Star Show concludes; Party continues back in the Party Room. Great time for refreshments and cake!
11:45am 5:45pm Guests start to depart; 15 min cleanup period begins, assisted by Museum staff
12noon 6pm Cleanup concludes; Museum is closed.

 

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