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. We offer three room rental options for your child’s special day. Rental fee includes use of the room for a 2-hour period and admission for all guests, up to the room capacity. Please note coupons cannot be applied to birthday rental fee, and parties must be scheduled two weeks in advance.

  • Bigonzo! Room ($200, capacity 20 guests)

  • Wonder Workshop ($350, capacity 40 guests)

  • Wonder Workshop + Bigonzo! Room ($450, capacity 60 guests)


To rent a party room(s), please contact Juli Atherton.


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. Full museum rental rate starts at $1,600 for four hours. 

Interested in renting the full museum? Please contact Juli Atherton.