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Birthday Parties

Celebrate your birthday at the Joseph Moore Museum with a planetarium show and a live animal experience. Your party will include: 

* A planetarium show and a visit with our reptiles

* Time to explore our galleries

* A dedicated space for cake or other food (food and paper products not provided)

* 2-3 party facilitators from our team of trained student guides

* Pin-on birthday party buttons for all kids with a special one for the birthday child!

* Base price is for a 2-hour party that includes all of the above 


* $150 for up to 12 kids; $10 per child for each additional child over 12.

* If there are over 25 people (including kids and chaperones, a charge of $25 will be applied.

* The maximum number of people is 30.

* Parties extended past 2 hours will be charged at the cost of $50 per half hour.

* A $50 non refundable deposit to hold date is due at the time of reservation.

* Balance due may be paid on day of party and will be adjusted based on attendance and add ons. No refund will be given for no shows.

* Refunds given for notice of 48 hours in advance.

* Tips for hosts are welcomed and appreciated.

Additional Options::

* A special full dome movie in our planetarium ($25)

* Custom gift bags with items from our gift shop (prices vary)

* A Dinosaur Breakout designed for children ($2/child)

* A craft with the theme of space, nature, or dinosaurs ($10)


To reserve a birthday party call Sharon Oler at 765-983-1303


Coming Soon! Birthday Party Breakouts

Kindergarten, First & Second Grades - Bring the beautiful picture book The Raft to life through solving challenges!

Third, Fourth & Fifth Grade - Join Bob the Owl to learn lots of facts about owls while working together as a team to solve his riddles and puzzles!


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