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Plan Your Visit

Birthday Parties

The Reporter Readers' ChoiceCelebrate your child’s birthday like never before in the NEW Children’s Museum, now open in the Waterfront District!  Create the ultimate party experience in our FUN and UNIQUE setting. CMFDL earned a Readers’ Choice Award as the Best Place to Celebrate a Child’s Birthday awarded by The Reporter for 2 years in a row.

Birthday Party Fun

Here at CMFDL our goal for each party is: to assure the birthday child feels special, all party guests have fun, it is stress and hassle free for parents and caregivers, and everyone feels welcomed!

Each 2-hour party includes:

  • 2 hours of Museum fun for up to 12 kids & 12 adults
  • Use of Celebration Central for 2 hours
  • Museum staff to facilitate party
  • Special gift for the birthday child: Culvers token for a free scoop of custard
  • Goldfish and juice
  • Party favors
  • Invitations (provided after deposit is made)
  • Tableware: cups, plates, napkins, forks, spoons, and solid-colored table cloths (blue or pink)
  • Host and guest families receive $5 off new membership purchased on day of party

Members = $140

Non-Members = $160


Staff led activity – choose from one of the following:

  • Tie-dye shirt – $6 per child
  • Cupcake decorating – $3 per child
  • Additional Child – $10 each
  • Additional Museum Staff -$30 each

Host families may arrive 30 minutes prior to the birthday party start time for set up.

Host families may bring in additional food and decorations.  Limited refrigerator and freezer space is available for any special birthday treats provided by the host families.

Hours, prices and activities are subject to change.

A non-refundable $25 deposit is required at the time of reservation.

For more information on our parties, contact the museum at or (920) 929-0707.