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Montshire Museum of Science

Birthday Party @ the Montshire

Let the Montshire help you create a fun and memorable birthday party for your child. We offer six different party slots on Saturday or Sunday for you to choose from. Reserve your party with us and get unlimited time to explore the Museum, 2-hour private access to a dedicated party room with chairs and tables! You provide cake, food and party decorations.


Saturdays and Sundays

  • 10:00-12:00
  • 12:30-2:30
  • 3:00-5:00

Exact dates subject to availability. Available inventory is limited to three months at a time--check back for future dates.




Standard reservation accommodates 20 guests, including children and attending adults.  Additional guests are $17 each, up to a maximum of 25 children and adults (children under 2 are always free, and do not apply to the maximum).   

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Each Party Package Includes: 

  • 2 hours of access to a private room
  • 5-5’ round tables with 20-25 chairs
  • 2-8’ rectangle tables
  • Bluetooth connection to the room’s sound system for music playback from a mobile device
  • All day admission to the museum and grounds for 20-25 people (children under 2 are always free)
  • Table and chairs setup 
  • A party planning starter guide after package purchase

Renter will provide:

  • Tableware (eating and serving utensils, cups, napkins, plates, etc.)
  • Table coverings or linens (required for food and tabletop activities)
  • A cooler for ice (ice provided by Renter) or other items that need cooled
  • Gifts, if desired
  • Food and drink
    • Cake or other special birthday treat
    • Simple snack foods such as packaged Pirate’s Booty, Goldfish, fruit, cheese and crackers, veggie and dip tray.  No full meals or potlocks are allowed
    • Beverages such as juice, chocolate milk, and seltzer 
  • No candles or open flames of any kind
  • Food and beverages are limited to the Community Room and may not be taken into the gallery spaces.  Only bottled water is allowed in the galleries
  • No hot beverages, CrockPots or other appliances
  • No alcohol
  • No piñatas, balloons, bounce houses, glitter, or confetti
  • No smoking
  • The hiring of any outside vendors (e.g. entertainers, food delivery or catering) is not permitted for birthday parties
  • You are responsible for decorating and table clean up.  Please note:  decorations are limited to table-top and other free-standing items.  Materials may not be hung from ceilings or walls
  • No live animals are allowed in the Museum other than service animals as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act


A $25 fee will be applied if a reserved party is rescheduled prior to the one month Cancellation requirement.  If a party must be rescheduled due to inclement weather or a museum closing, this fee is waived.


If a party is canceled more than one month prior to the scheduled party date, 100% of the fee will be refunded if you don't reschedule.  Cancellations made within one month of the scheduled party date will not be refunded.  If the event is cancelled by the Montshire for any reason, such as inclement weather, and is unable to be rescheduled a full refund will be issued.

Cleaning/Damages fee:

If there is a mess or damage beyond normal wear and tear (e.g. damage to the walls, large spills on the carpet, confetti, etc.), a cleaning fee of $100/hour, or the actual cleaning/replacement cost, will be charged to the Renter.


Reservations must be made at least one week in advance and are taken up to 3 months in advance. 

1. Click desired date.

2. Click desired time.

If desired, enter an alternate date/time to be placed on the waitlist. 

3. Enter contact information.

4. Add any additional party goers (up to 5 extra admissions are permitted).

5.  Agree to party terms.

6. Submit payment.

7. Get ready to party at the Montshire!


For any additional questions, please email, or call 802-649-2200 ext. 222.

Desired Birthday Party Date
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Regular price $300.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $300.00 USD
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