Totally Awesome Birthdays
We’re your place for birthday parties!
It’s your special day so celebrate your way at the Cincinnati Museum Center. We recommend our parties for children ages 1 – 12. Help us customize a birthday experience just for you!
Standard Birthday Party
$200 for Members; $250 for Non-Members
All Standard Parties Include:
- Day of admission to the Duke Energy Children’s Museum, Museum of Natural History and Science, and the Cincinnati History Museum for up to 25 guests.
- Free parking for party family (1 parking voucher)
- 1 Museum staff member
- Use of party room for 1.5 hours
Standard Party Times
Saturdays and Sundays:
- 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
- 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.
- 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Theme Add-On: $50 for Members; $75 for Non-Members
- All theme add-ons include a half-hour of guided educational programming and demonstrations, and 1 additional museum staff member
- Stellar Space Party – NEW!
- Super Science Party
- Awesome Animals Party
- Dynamic Dinosaurs Party
- Dazzling Dance Party
- Witches and Wizards Party
Food Add-Ons – NEW!
- Custom Servatii Birthday Cake: $65
- Vegetable Tray: $8.00 per person
- Baby Carrots, Celery Sticks, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Cherry Tomatoes and Ranch Dip
- Fruit Tray: $8.00 per person
- Cantaloupe, Honeydew, Watermelon Wedges, Seasonal Berries and Vanilla Yogurt Dip
- Munchable Tray: $8.00 per person
- Cubed Cheddar Cheese, Swiss Cheese, Pepper Jack Cheese, Pepperoni and Crackers
- Pretzel Bites with Queso Dip: $8.00 per person
- Potato Chips with French Onion Dip: $8.00 per person
- Sheet Tray Cheese Pizza: $47.00
- Feeds up to 15 People
- Sheet Tray Pepperoni Pizza: $49.00
- Feeds up to 15 People
- Sandwich Platter: $10.00 per person
- Italian Hoagie with Ham, Pepperoni, Provolone, Lettuce and Tomatoes
- Turkey Club with Turkey, Bacon, Lettuce, Tomatoes and Garlic Aioli
- Chocolate Fudge Brownie Bites: $3.00 per person
- House Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies: $3.00 per person
$10 per person up to 10 additional guests (groups with more than 35 people should look at our exclusive party offerings)
Whole Shebang Package
$600 for Members; $650 for Non-Members
- Party room for 1.5 hours
- Theme add-on
- Servatii Cake
- 2 sheet pizzas (choose pepperoni or cheese; feeds 30)
- 2 Museum staff members
- 5 parking vouchers
All food and theme orders must be added at least two weeks prior to your birthday date.
Exclusive Birthday Parties
$700 for Members; $750 for Non-Members
Want to have the museums all to yourself? Exclusive birthday parties include after-hours access to one of our three museums for just you and your friends. Choose from the Duke Energy Children’s Museum, Museum of Natural History and Science, or Cincinnati History Museum.
Exclusive Parties Include:
- Exclusive access to either the Duke Energy Children’s Museum, the Museum of Natural History and Science, or the Cincinnati History Museum for up to 50 guests, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Use of a party room from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- 4 Museum staff members
- 5 parking voucher
Exclusive Party Times
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Exclusive Party Add-Ons
- Extra Guests: $10 per person up to 50 additional guests (100 guests total)
- Extra Time: $50 per additional half hour to 9:30 p.m.
- Themes: Same as standard parties
- Food: For exclusive birthday parties we are able to offer custom cake from Servatii, cookies, or fudge brownie bites from our standard add-on menu.
Groups who want to visit more than one museum, have over 100 guests, or who are looking for more extensive catering options, please reach out to our private events team at (513) 621-3326 to plan your event!
Want to spend even more time at the museum? We also offer private overnights programs!
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Open daily with the exception of Christmas Day and Thanksgiving Day.
Members-only early entry at 9 a.m. on Mondays and Saturdays.
Birthday Party Reservations
To register for a Totally Awesome Birthday, please call (513) 287-7001.
Parties must be scheduled at least three weeks in advance and payment is required at the time of registration.
Interested in even more epic experiences?
When you book your Birthday Party, add-on tickets to any OMNIMAX® Film or Featured Exhibit* at our discounted group rate!
*All add-on tickets must be for the same day as your Birthday Party and reserved at the time of booking. OMNIMAX® Films and Featured exhibits have timed entry.
For more information, contact Guest Services.