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8 themes to choose from!


Having the Best Birthday Ever at Lincoln Children's Museum is as easy as 1, 2, 3! 

1. Pick your birthday party package

2. Pick your date and time

3. Register for your kiddo's best birthday ever!


Add-Ons

Take your birthday to the next level by selecting these amazing add-ons


All party types will be set up with tables and chairs for all of the children and extra chairs around the room for the adults.

Deluxe birthday party logo

The most popular option by far because the Museum takes care of everything for you!!

Included with this package: choice of theme, decorations, paper ware, drinks, set up, clean up, private party room for one hour and all-day Museum admission for all children and adults attending party.

Deluxe Pricing (Members get an extra 10% off!): **Includes adults and children
1-8 people: $89*
9-12 people:$119*
13-16 people: $149*
17-20 people: $169*
21-25 people: $194*
*plus tax

Available themes: Dinosaur, Generic Decorations, Lego, Mickey & Minnie, Paw Patrol, Princess, Superhero, and Under the Sea

Maximum room capacity is 25 people. We are happy to accommodate parties larger than 25 people, but additional costs apply, so please call to make arrangements.

Deluxe Parties must be scheduled at least one week in advance. All deluxe party reservations require a $40.00 (+tax) non-refundable deposit at the time of booking. The deposit plus tax will be applied to the total at the time of final payment.

Call (402) 477-4000 ext 120 to check availability if you have more than 25 guests and/or would like an extra hour!


Ultimate birthday party logo

Want the Museum all to yourself?? Give your birthday child the gift of free play with this private after-hours rental that allows your guests access to all three floors of the museum for two whole hours! The museum provides tables, chairs, themed decorations, paper ware, set up and clean up. Truly the most exclusive and exciting birthday option for when you need that VIP experience!

Ultimate Pricing includes admission for all children and adults attending party.

Ultimate Pricing (Members get an extra 10% off!):
- 1-50 people: $400*
*plus tax

Times available for Ultimate Parties

Friday:
5:30-7:30 pm or 6:00-8:00 pm
Saturday:
5:30-7:30 pm or 6:00-8:00 pm
Sunday:
8:00-10:00 am, 5:30-7:30 pm, or 6:00-8:00 pm

Available themes: Dinosaur, Generic Decorations, Lego, Mickey & Minnie, Paw Patrol, Princess, Superhero, and Under the Sea (Ultimate Parties do not have costumes set out)

We are happy to accommodate parties larger than 50 people. Additional costs apply, so please call to make arrangements.

Ultimate Parties must be booked at least 4 weeks in advance. 10% discount for museum members off total cost. No other museum membership admission applies. Children under age 1 FREE. Ultimate party reservations require a $75.00 (+tax) non-refundable deposit at the time of booking. The deposit plus tax will be applied to the total at the time of final payment. 

To book an Ultimate Party, please call the Event Coordinator at 402-477-4000 ext. 120 or email with questions: birthdays@lincolnchildrensmuseum.org 


Basic birthday party logo

This option allows you to decorate as you would like for your party and provides one hour room rental and admission for all guests to the Museum for the whole day. You may access your party room 15 minutes prior and 15 minutes after your one hour rental for set up and clean up. 

Basic Pricing:
- One room: $40/hour (+tax) room reservation fee and
- $5.50 (+tax) per child and adult. Children under 1 FREE 

CANNOT USE MEMBERSHIPS TOWARD BASIC PARTIES.

Basic Parties must be scheduled at least one week in advance. All basic party reservations require a $40.00 (+tax) non-refundable deposit at the time of booking. The deposit plus tax will be applied to the total at the time of final payment.

Call (402) 477-4000 ext 120 to check availability if you have more than 25 guests and/or would like an extra hour!

 


For questions or to book a party over the phone call the Event Coordinator, 402-477-4000 Ext: 120 between 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday, or email Birthdays@lincolnchildrensmuseum.org 

Pricing applies to all children and adult attendees.  All deposits are non-refundable as we utilize them to pre-order and purchase supplies to accommodate your party.

Prices and availability are subject to change without notice. 


Don't take our word for it...

"Went to a birthday party. Lincoln Children's Museum is amazing! So much for kids
to do & everything is interactive!" - Robyn F.

"Everyone was very helpful and nice. Thanks so much for making the birthday party
fun for the 2nd year in a row. I'm sure we will be back next year!" - Sally H.

"Fantastic place to have a birthday party! There is SO MUCH to do! Our guests
ranged from 3 to 24 years old and EVERYONE had a blast!!! The staff is VERY
pleasant and attentive but not so much that they become annoying and part of the
party! We will certainly be back for other parties!!!" - Deanna S.


Invitations

 

It's My Birthday! Kazoo and Balloons

Woohoo! Let's Party!

You're Invited!


Need food for the Party?

Check out Hy-Vee catering for your next event by clicking on the logo.


FAQs

Can my guests apply their membership so I don’t get charged for them?

No, guests cannot apply their memberships to birthdays.

 

Can I come in and bring guests without reserving a party room?

You can come in and pay regular admission for your guests, but we do not have an area that you can be in for cake and presents.

 

What if I don’t know how many guests are showing up yet?

We like to have an estimated number so we can put it in the system, call back the Wednesday before your party to give us the final counts so we can set the room accordingly.

 

Can my guests park in the parking lot on the side of your building?

No, guests cannot park in our staff parking lot.

 

What happens if I go over the 25 limit for basic and deluxe parties?

If you know ahead of time that you are going to go over 25 people, call the event coordinator at 402-477-4000 ext. 120 to make sure we can accommodate your party.

 

Can I store items at the Welcome Desk until we are ready to leave?

Unfortunately, we cannot store any items at the Welcome Desk.

 

Can I leave our items in the party rooms when they kids go out to play?

If it is within your hour time-frame in the room, you are welcome to store your items there. If it is before or after your party, we will not be able to store the items for you.

 

I told adults not to stay for the party, but they did anyway. Do I still have to pay for them?

You do have to pay for any guest that stays for the party.

 

Can I take the decorations and/or costumes home?

No, all decorations and costumes are property of the Lincoln Children’s Museum and have to stay in the designated party room.

 

Can you make an announcement for me at a certain time?

Yes, we can make announcements for your party!

 

Why do I have to pay for the adults that come to the party?

All of our exhibits are made to hold both children and adults, we encourage all adults to join in the fun with your children!

 

Can my guests pay separately/can I pay for myself so _______ doesn’t have to?

No, parties are required to pay together.

 

If less guests show up than the number I gave you, will I still have to pay for the others?

We only charge based on how many guests actually show up.

 

Is my deposit refundable if a date change or cancellation is needed?

Deposits are non-refundable as we use them to pre-order and purchase supplies to accommodate your party.  However; if plans change on your side we are happy to help you find a date to reschedule to and can even hold your deposit for up to one year from the date of your initial transaction.

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