Your child will enjoy a birthday full of fun and adventure at The Children’s Museum of Cleveland! We offer 3 birthday party packages so you can create a party to remember!

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Birthday Party Packages

Standard Birthday Party ($350)

This party package includes all-day admission to the Museum for up to 40 people and two hours in your private birthday room. Bring your favorite food, drinks, and decorations! Tables, chairs, refrigerator, and freezer are provided inside each party room for your convenience. Party hosts may arrive 15 minutes early to set up the party room. Guests exceeding the 40 person limit will be required to pay full admission price to enter the Museum.

Times offered: Saturdays 10 am, 11 am, 1 pm, 2 pm and Sundays 12 pm and 2 pm

Large Birthday Party  ($400)

This party package includes all-day admission to the Museum for up to 50 people and two hours in your private birthday room. Bring your favorite food, drinks, and decorations! Tables, chairs, refrigerator, and freezer are provided inside each party room for your convenience. Party hosts may arrive 15 minutes early to set up the party room. Guests exceeding the 50 person limit will be required to pay full admission price to enter the Museum.

Times offered: Saturdays 10:30 am or 1:30 pm and Sundays 1 pm

All Day Birthday Party ($800)

This party package includes all-day admission to the Museum for up to 50 people and six hours in your private birthday room. Bring your favorite food, drinks, and decorations! Tables, chairs, refrigerator, and freezer are provided inside each party room for your convenience. Party hosts may arrive 15 minutes early to set up the party room. Guests exceeding the 50 person limit will be required to pay full admission price to enter the Museum. All Day Birthday Party Package is offered on Saturdays only.

Times offered: Saturdays 10 a.m.

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Membership Benefit

Members of The Children’s Museum of Cleveland receive a 10% discount on birthday parties! In order to receive this benefit, please purchase your membership first, then separately purchase your birthday party.

Important Information

Parties must be booked a minimum of two weeks in advance. A 30% nonrefundable deposit is required to reserve a birthday party. The balance must be paid before the party start time. Due to high attendance, on-site parking is not guaranteed for party host or guests.

Party Procedures

Party hosts and guests will check-in at the Ticketing Desk to receive a wristband for admittance to the Museum.  Hosts and guests may arrive anytime during operating hours to explore the Museum exhibits. Hosts can access the party room 15 minutes before the party time in order to set up and decorate.  Guests will not have access to the party room until the party start time. A CMC staff member will be on hand to assist party hosts if needed. Due to high attendance, on-site parking is not guaranteed for party hosts or guests.

After the party, hosts and guests have 15 minutes to gather personal items and exit the party room.

For more information, e-mail birthday@CMCleveland.org.

Birthday FAQs

Q. Can I reserve extra time in my party room?

A. Unfortunately, your party time cannot be extended beyond the allotted two hours. Party rooms must be vacated 15 minutes after the party time ends. For a longer party room reservation, please select the All Day Birthday Party.

Q. Can I bring additional guests above the party package maximum?

A. Guests exceeding the party package limit will be required to pay full admission price to enter the Museum.

Q. Can I use the refrigerator to store food and drinks before my party time?

A. Refrigerators may only be used during the party time. Food or drinks cannot be stored in the refrigerator before or after your party time. Museum staff will dispose of any food or drinks left in the refrigerator after your party time.

Q. Can we have balloons in the party room?

A. Yes, balloons are allowed in the party room only. Due to allergy concerns, balloons are not permitted in the Museum exhibits.

Q. Are there any limitations to the food or drinks I can bring to my party?

A. Party hosts may bring any type of food into the Museum, without restriction. Alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited. If food is being delivered, please meet the delivery person outside, as they are not allowed inside the Museum. Food and drinks, with the exception of water, are not permitted in the exhibit areas.

Q. Do you provide plates, napkins, cups, silverware, or table coverings?

A. Party hosts must provide all plates, napkins, cups, or silverware for their parties. The Museum provides a white vinyl tablecloth for each table. Hosts provide decorative tablecloths or additional decorations if desired.

Q. Can I host a party without renting a birthday party room?

A. Unauthorized parties are not permitted inside the Museum or on Museum grounds at any time. Persons hosting an unauthorized party will be asked to leave the Museum premises.

Questions?

E-mail birthday@CMCleveland.org for the quickest response.

Large Party Room

Standard Party Room