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Birthdays at the Museum
Age
All ages
Location
Perot Museum
Children and Teens

It’s more than a party. It’s a birthday slice of discovery.

Celebrate another year of discovery with a birthday experience at the Perot Museum! Birthday events are available Saturdays and Sundays year-round, featuring a broad range of hands-on explorations to get everyone involved.

Birthday at the Museum Request for Reservation

RESERVE YOUR PARTY AT THE MUSEUM

To plan your child’s next birthday party at the Perot Museum, submit an online request with your information above and we will contact you. Please note the following requirements/information for birthday parties at the Perot Museum.

  • $100 nonrefundable deposit is due at time of booking, or pay in full for one less thing to worry about
  • Payment in full is due three weeks prior to event
  • If Party date is less than three weeks out, payment is due in full
  • MasterCard, VISA, American Express and Discover accepted
  • Tabletop decorations are welcome
  • Paper goods and utensils are available for purchase through the Museum or you may bring your own
  • Perot Museum gift bags can be pre-ordered through the Museum Shop
  • Parties may bring in their favorite cake for their celebration
  • Our café has a variety of delicious lunches, treats and snacks you can pre-order for your event. Fill out your catering needs here.
  • Please read the food and beverage policy
  • Parking fees are not included in the price of the birthday party. Party parents are reserved a spot in Special Events Parking, see the FAQ's.
  • Must be Family Level member or above at the time of booking and on party date to receive the member discount
  • Members get access to book birthday parties six months in advance; non-member receive three month advance booking

Available Party Times

SaturdaySunday
10am - 11:30am 12pm - 2pm*
12:30pm - 2pm 3pm - 5pm*
3pm - 4:30pm  

*Take advantage of our current Sunday Special!  An extra 30 minutes of celebration is on us!

Birthday FAQs

Questions?

Call 214.756.5764 or 214.756.5763

Food and Beverage Pre-order from our Cafe

Please be aware that all orders must be submitted 72 hours prior to the party. We encourage you to place an advance order and invite you to select up to two packages with a minimum of 10 orders each.

Please inquire regarding substitutions as we are happy to amend orders due to dietary restrictions and allergies. Any pricing changes will be communicated at the time of your order confirmation. Additional a la carte items are available upon request. Menu items and availability are subject to change. You will be notified of any changes to existing orders.

Payment in full must be received 24 hours in advance. Credit cards are preferred. For questions please contact us at 214-756-5748.

PLACE AN ORDER WITH THE CAFE

Free Invitation Designs

Bonus– we have a selection of print-ready and digital-ready invitations for you to choose from.
Download the zip file below where you will find birthday invitation options. Print them out on your home printer and fill in your child’s information, or go digital with a version that can be filled in with your information on your computer and emailed to guests. Read the included .txt file for instructions.

Download invitation .zip file

CANCELLATIONS

  • Cancellations will result in forfeiture of the $100 nonrefundable deposit
  • If cancellation is made more than three weeks prior to party date, all other funds (with the exception of the $100 nonrefundable deposit) will be returned
  • No cancellations are accepted less than three weeks prior to party date
    • We will work with you to find an alternate date within the next four weeks
    • All funds will be applied to the new date

Birthday Themes 

MUSEUM EXPLORER

  • All ages
  • $260 members/$300 nonmembers
  • 40 total guests

Our Museum Explorer birthday experience for all ages includes:

  • Private party room with personalized activity sheets for your child
  • Your own party facilitator
  • Pick your favorite permanent Museum exhibit to vist during your party time

ONE WORLD, ONE SKY

  • Ages 1-6
  • $325 members/$375 nonmembers
  • 40 total guests
  • Available on Saturdays at 10am and 12:30pm
  • This party has limited availability

Our One World, One Sky birthday experience for ages 1-6 includes:

  • Private party room
  • Your own party facilitator
  • A virtual journey to the moon with Big Bird, Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu during a private screening in our Portable Universe planetarium, sponsored by Lockheed Martin
  • Hands-on crafts
  • Access to Museum exhibits

TODDLERS TO TYRANNOSAURS

  • Ages 3-5
  • $260 members/$300 nonmembers
  • 15 children and 15 adults
  • $7 each additional guest

Our Toddlers to Tyrannosaurs birthday experience for ages 3-5 includes:

  • Private party room
  • Your own party facilitator
  • Amazing dinosaur facts to engage young guests, optional story time
  • Hands-on participation in a simulated volcanic eruption
  • Dinosaur activity pages to make
  • Access to Museum exhibits after the party

CATERPILLARS TO BUTTERFLIES

  • Ages 4-7
  • $260 members/$300 nonmembers
  • 15 children and 15 adults 
  • $7 each additional guest

Our Caterpillar to Butterfly birthday experience for ages 4-7 includes:

  • Private party room
  • Your own party facilitator
  • Learn and create the lifecycle of the caterpillar using The Very Hungry Caterpillar
  • Discover the wonder of butterflies
  • Make and take project
  • Access to Museum exhibits after the party

LIGHTS, COLOR, PARTY!

  • Ages 4-8
  • $260 members/$300 nonmembers
  • 15 children and 15 adults 
  • $7 each additional guest

Our Lights, Color, Party! birthday experience for ages 4-8 includes:

  • Private party room
  • Your own party facilitator
  • Learn and make the colors of the rainbow with clay
  • Mix primary colors to create new colors
  • Magic color scratch-off to take home
  • Access to Museum exhibits after the party

DINOSAUR EXPLORATION (Members Only)

  • Ages 5-8
  • $260 for members only
  • 15 children and 15 adults
  • $7 each additional guest
  • Includes plastic pith helmets

Our Dinosaur Exploration birthday experience for ages 5-8 includes:

  • Private party room
  • Your own party facilitator
  • Guided presentation in the Life Then and Now Hall
  • Interesting facts about fossils
  • Hands-on participation in a simulated volcanic eruption
  • Access to Museum exhibits after the party

BLAST OFF

  • Ages 5-10
  • $260 members/$300 nonmembers
  • 15 children and 15 adults
  • $7 each additional guest

Our Blast Off birthday experience for ages 5-10 includes:

  • Private party room
  • Your own party facilitator
  • Solar System facts and project geared to your child’s age
  • Learn all 8 planets in order from the Sun
  • Journey to the Expanding Universe Hall for 7-10 year olds
  • Access to Museum exhibits after the party

SCIENTIST-IN-TRAINING (Members Only)

  • Ages 6-8
  • $300 for members only
  • 15 children and 15 adults
  • $7 each additional guest

Our Scientist-In-Training birthday experience for ages 6-8 includes:

  • Private party room
  • Your own party facilitator
  • Exciting and safe activities exploring the power of magnets
  • Sid the Science Kid sticker and coloring book to take home (while supplies last)
  • Access to Museum exhibits after the party

TOTALLY MAD SCIENTISTS

  • Ages 8-12
  • $300 members/$325 nonmembers
  • 15 children and 15 adults
  • $7 each additional guest

Our Totally Mad Scientists birthday experience for ages 8-12 includes:

  • Private party room
  • Your own party facilitator
  • Awe-inspiring and safe experiments, led by our own scientific geniuses
  • Plasma ball Physics fun
  • Access to Museum exhibits after the party

Birthday at the Museum Request for Reservation