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Celebrate your child’s birthday at the Maine Discovery Museum!

Invite your friends and family and celebrate your child’s birthday in style at Maine’s largest children’s museum. You and your guests have an hour in our party room and all day to enjoy the museum!

Birthday Party time slots are available Tuesday through Sunday. We allow you to bring the food and decorations of your choice to make your party unique.

Party Packages

The Birthday Bash
$115 for Museum Members
$150 for Non-Members
Up to 15 children
$7.50 for each additional child
Ages 1-15 years are considered children.

Includes:

  • Admission/All day play for the birthday child
  • Admission/All day play for 15 guests (1-15 years)
  • All supervising adults admitted FREE (16+ years)
  • A t-shirt for the birthday child
  • 1 hour in the Birthday Party room

Party hosts welcome to:

  • Supply their own or add a cake
  • Bring paper products and decorations
  • Order food to be delivered
  • Add $2.50, $3.50, or $5 each party favor bags for each child (Please order upon booking your party.)

After Hours Parties
$300 for members
$350 for non-members

Includes:

  • A t-shirt for birthday child
  • 2 hours of private play in the museum

Party hosts welcome to:

  • Supply their own/add cake
  • Bring paper products and decorations
  • Order food to be delivered
  • Add $2.50, $3.50, or $5 each party favor bags

DETAILS

DEPOSIT

A nonrefundable $25 deposit is required to secure the party date and time.

PAYMENT

Full payment is due the day of your party and it is based on the number of attending guests.

The party packages include admission for 15 children and all adult chaperons. Additional children are welcome to attend; admission is $7.50 per child for our Birthday Bash party.

We ask that you agree to the terms of our birthday contract. Please check out at the front desk at the end of your party.

CANCELLATION & REFUNDS

If you have to cancel on a very short notice due to unforeseeable circumstances like the birthday child getting sick or unsafe weather conditions we will work with you to find a solution.

If the party has to be canceled we kindly ask for two weeks’ notice.

If you need to reschedule and allow us two weeks’ notice we will transfer the nonrefundable deposit.

Add-on options

Discovery Gift Bags
$2.50 value bags
$3.50 value bags
$5.00 value bags

Maine Discovery Museum T-shirts
$14.50

Additional Time
Add time to your Birthday Bash or After-Hours Party for $100 per hour. Subject to availability.

Party Room times

Tuesday – Saturday

  • 10:15-11:15 AM
  • 11:45 AM-12:45 PM
  • 1:15-2:15 PM
  • 2:45-3:45 PM

After Hours:Tuesday – Saturday

  • 5:30-7:30 PM
  • 6:00-8:00 PM

Sunday

  • 11:45 AM-12:45 PM
  • 1:15-2:15 PM
  • 2:45-3:45 PM

After Hours: Sunday

  • 9:00 – 11:00 AM
  • 4:30-6:30 PM

Register

To register for a party, please call or visit the museum.
Tuesday – Saturday 10 AM – 5 PM & Sunday 11 AM – 4 PM
74 Main Street
Bangor, ME 04401
(207) 262-7200

OR begin by completing a Birthday Party Request Form* and our staff will get in touch with you.

Birthday Party Request Form

*Please note: this is not a registration form. Confirming an online Birthday Party Request Form may take 7-10 business days. Please do not send invitations until your request has been confirmed by an MDM staff member.

You can also start the process with an email to:
Autumn Allen
Director of Museum Services
[email protected]

Download The Membership-Brochure PDF

FAQ Birthday Parties 2019

Birthday Party Guest List 2019

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