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Celebrate with Science

Give your child a birthday celebration they’ll remember for years to come, filled with science and fun! Choose from various party themes.

To book your party, please fill out the “Request a Party Date” form at the bottom of this page.

Year-Round Party Themes

Bubble Blast

Ages 3-6
Go beyond the bubble basics! With the help of a BMS “Bubble-ologist,” you and your guests will be creating, painting with and even standing in bubbles.

Diggin’ Dinosaurs

Ages 3-8
Party participants become young paleontologists and examine the bones, horns and claws of some of their favorite dinosaurs. Party-goers will don field hats and head up to our Rethink Extinct science studio, where they’ll learn more about our Collections, and dig in their own personal dig pit!

Super Scientist’s Lab

Ages 6 and up
Intrigued by messy fun and crazy concoctions? Let’s throw on lab coats and goggles and experiment with static electricity, chemical reactions and more!

Science Below Zero

Ages 6 and up
This is the “coolest” party ever! Experience the chilling effects of liquid nitrogen and watch as it makes mist shoot high into the air, balloons “magically” shrink, rubber balls shatter, and much more!


Ages 6 and up
Creativity and scientific thinking go hand in hand as your party will learn science through art activities. We will explore the science behind iridescence, paint using force and motion, and experiment with colorful chemical reactions.

Add Ons

Mesozoic Meet & Greet – $50

A team member in an inflatable dinosaur costume will visit your party for extra fun! Meet and take your own photos with our prehistoric partygoer during this 15 minute encounter.


Saturday & Sunday: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., or 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

We suggest making your reservation two (2) months in advance to ensure the date you wish is available for your child’s party. A $100 non-refundable deposit is required in order to book your reservation.

For more information, or to book your party, please fill out the “Request a Party Date” form below or email [email protected]. Birthday parties are also available at Tifft Nature Preserve.


  • $350 for 25 party attendees. *Buffalo Museum of Science members receive 10% off party package price ($315 for members)
  • Additional guests can be added for $14 per person
  • Parties greater than 20 children will require an extra facilitator for the additional cost of $50
  • Parties must have 1 adult for every 4 children in attendance
  • Maximum room capacity is 35 people, including children and adults

Program Cost Includes:

  • General Museum Admission for all partygoers
  • Exclusive use of party room for 2 hours
  • Forty-five minutes to 1-hour of facilitated activities
  • Group science activity related to chosen theme
  • Basic decorations available, including tablecloths
  • Gift storage
  • Party clean up

Prohibited items:

  • Balloons
  • Homemade food
  • Alcohol
  • Potted plants
  • Candles not used on a birthday cake

Be sure to check out Birthday Party packages available at Tifft Nature PreserveClick here to view our cancellation policy.

Request a Party Date

You can request a birthday party date at the Buffalo Museum of Science below!

PLEASE NOTE: After you submit the form, a team member will be in touch via phone or email to confirm the requested details and secure a deposit. The requested date and time is not confirmed until a deposit is made, and may be unavailable. Please be prepared to offer alternate dates and times.

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