Celebrate Your Special Day Here!
Best Kids Birthday Place!
Honored by South Sound Magazine
The Hands On Children’s Museum is a wonderful spot to celebrate birthdays and other events. We have several private party rooms available for rent that also cover museum admission for your guests.
Ready to plan a birthday party?
- You can find details on our party packages and room sizes below.
- Check out how your party room will be set up when you arrive for your child's big day.
- Have additional questions? Fill out our Birthday Party Inquiry Form or call us at (360) 956-0818 ext. 103.
Please note: The Play Day Café is for cafe customers only and may not be used for celebrations. If you would like to celebrate a birthday at the museum, please ask our Front Desk or Reservations Coordinator about our party packages, which include a private room or designated space in our Outdoor Discovery Center and free museum admission for your guests.
Basic Birthday Party Packages
- Exclusive use of private party room or designated space in our Outdoor Discovery Center for 90 minutes
- Admission for children and supervising adults (1:5 minimum ratio required)
- Free playtime in museum galleries all day
- Postcard party invitations template
- Green Reward: Use only our cups, plates and forks (no disposable cups or plates) and get $10 off your party!
- NEW! 20% discount for parties booked for Mon.-Thurs.
Ask us how to add 30 minutes to extend your party time to 2 hours.
|Swantown View Room
up to 10 children + 10 adults
|East Bay Boatworks View Room or
Bay View Room
up to 20 children + 20 adults
|Double East Bay Rooms Party
up to 40 children + 40 adults
815 square feet of space
|"Maker" Party NEW!
Up to 15 children
Choose from 3 Maker activities:
Add take home item for $5 per child.
Up to 15 children + 10 adults
Available May - September
|Private After-Hours Basic Party*
up to 50 children + 50 adults
Have the entire museum to yourself from 6pm-8pm. Includes face-painting for guests.
Blow Out Birthday Party Package
Premier party for your guests, but we do all the work!
The Blow Out Birthday Party Package includes the Basic Package (see details above) plus:
- Party Assistant to help with set up, clean up, and face-painting
- Choice of specialty cake from Wagner's European Bakery or cupcakes from Abby's Cookies & Cupcakes (gluten-free option available from Abby's)
- Tableware, candles, and juice
Blow Out Upgrade Type
|Single Room Blow Out
|Double Room Blow Out||+ $135|
|Private After-Hours Blow Out
|Extra person above limit||+ $10