Birthday Parties

celebrate your child’s very special day in a playful way!


The Grand Rapids Children’s Museum is a great place to spend a birthday. Rental fee includes use of the entire museum, including use of the Wonder Workshop + Bigonzo! Rooms, for a 2-hour period and admission for all guests. Please note coupons cannot be applied to birthday rental fee, and parties must be scheduled two weeks in advance.

  • $300 an hour for up to 50 guests; minimum of 2 hours; add $100 per hour for every additional 50 guests 

  • Includes at least 3 staff members to help with Museum-related needs

  • Days Available: Sundays, Mondays, and Wednesdays


To rent a party room(s), please contact Carly Eck.


a unique setting for your next event.


Fundraisers, birthday parties, corporate events, graduations — whatever your special day, the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum will make it an event to remember! We offer a flexible, open setting with everything you need to make your event a success, including: 

  • Capacity for up to 500 guests

  • 14,000 square feet of private space

  • Two dedicated meeting rooms

  • Fully-equipped kitchen

  • Stage with microphone and podium

  • Stereo system

  • PowerPoint hookup

  • Wireless internet

  • Catering and liquor license may be arranged with licensed vendor of choice

  • Access to all exhibits and unlimited play!

The full museum is available for rent during times when the museum is closed to the public, including Mondays and most evenings after 6pm.

Interested in renting the full museum? Please contact Carly Eck.