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We have Birthday Parties Down to a SCIENCE!
Book Any of our Themed Activities for Your Child's Birthday and Just Relax and Have Fun!

Our highly-trained staff will take care of setup, clean up and everything in between. All children's birthday  parties include a party room for an hour and a half, party host, choice of activity theme and admission to the museum for up to 30 guests. We provide the decorations, paper goods, ice cream, drinks and energy to keep everyone entertained. Call 813-987-6000 to book your child's birthday party.

 

Party Times: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m., and 4 p.m.

Choose from the following party themes. Each activity lasts approximately 30 minutes:

 

Butterflies and Bugs(Ages 1 - 5)
Discover all kinds of fun and interesting facts about insects. Create your own butterfly or caterpillar to take home!

 

Dino-mite Dinosaurs (Ages 1 - 7)
Explore what makes a fossil stand the test of time. See and feel different characteristics of teeth between a carnivore and an herbivore. Make a fossil cast of a dinosaur tooth to take home.

 

Slimy Science (Ages 5+)
Matter is all around us, but we like to specialize in the type that squishes and oozes all around. Make a gooey batch to take home.

 

Recycle Round Up Party! (Ages 5+)

Go on a scavenger hunt to find animals in the museum!  Learn amazing facts about the rainforest ,endangered species as you have fun making a craft from recycled materials! 

 

Making (Sound) Waves Party! (Ages 5+)  NEW!

Make the "oobleck" monsters dance to music and experiment with sound waves! Make an instrument from everyday objects and have your friends feel the beat at this musical party!

 

Chemistry Craze Party (Ages 6+) NEW!
Can you blow up a balloon without putting it to your lips? Mix up a mess of fun at this party that uses ordinary chemicals found in your kitchen to stir up some gooey fun!

 

"Dens-ational" Science Party (Ages 7+) NEW!

Find out about density, mass and volume as you help create a nine layer density experiment with your friends! You and your guests can make a rainbow in a drinking straw and experiment with grapes - do they float or sink? It's Densational!

 

Planetary Explorers (Ages 8+)
Explore the world of space travel and see what makes rockets go. Then, rendezvous with a comet by making one with your friends.

 

CSI: MOSI (Ages 10+)
Learn what it takes to be a forensic scientist. Create and lift fingerprints and decipher hidden messages to solve a crime!

 

Seeing Stars Party* (Ages 6+)
Enjoy a private show in our Saunders Planetarium with your party and get a closer look at the stars in the sky. See what the night sky looks like on your birthday, when you were born, and at future birthdays. Late afternoon and early evening hours available.

 

Minecraft Block-Buster Party* (Ages 8+)
Bring your guests along for a Minecraft adventure full of laughs and fun. Compete in a Creeper seeker hunt and work together in a block-building challenge before playing in an exciting multi-player round of survival in the immersive world of Minecraft.

  

Walk the Ropes Birthday Challenge** (Height Restrictions Apply)
You and your friends will harness up to experience a thrilling birthday that's way up there! This party includes a one-hour private party room plus one-hour on MOSI's Sky Trail Ropes Course for up to 30 guests. Minimum participant height is 48" without a chaperone. Minimum weight of 60 lbs. and maximum weight limit of 300 lbs.Weather dependent. Liability waivers must be signed for all participants.

 

 Base party fee of $225 for MOSI Members, $300 for nonmembers. 

*Additional fee of $100 for MOSI Members, $130 for nonmembers.

**Flat fee of $375 for members, $500 for nonmembers. Maximum of 30 guests.

 

Birthday Party Parking Facts:

MOSI recently completed a parking improvement project including the refurbishing of our parking lots and instituting a paid-parking system.  A variety of benefits our guests will now enjoy include newly resurfaced lots, more secure parking with a single access point and better traffic flow for our guest and schools, including a brand-new entrance on 50th Street, just south of our current entrance.  If you have any questions, a MOSI representative is available everyday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at (813) 987-6000 to answer any questions. 

  • Parents hosting birthday parties may choose to pay a flat fee to cover their guests’ parking.  This price is $50 for a single party and $100 for a double-party.
  •  MOSI members can park for free when attending birthday parties.
  •  The Birthday Party parent will receive free parking for up to 2 vehicles.
  • All other birthday party guests will be required to pay for parking.  The cost to park at MOSI is $5 per car.  

 

Birthday Party Guest Drop-Off Information:

Enter MOSI property through the brand new 50th Street entrance; follow the road through the Back Woods and past the guest parking lot to the guest drop-off area. Parents may temporarily park the car in the drop-off lane to escort their child to the party room located in Kids In Charge.

 

 

 

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