A Unique Party Experience:

At the Exploreum, we’ve got children’s birthday parties down to a science!
When you book your child’s party with us, you can relax while we do all the work. We provide themed invitation templates, a fun experiment to entertain the guests, and $20 in Exploreum Bucks for the Birthday Child to be spent in our Gift Shop. We even handle the clean up! Select a party package and let us do the rest! All you have to do is bring the gifts, the cake, and your friends and family.



• Call 251-208-6880 or email birthdays@exploreum.com to check availability! Our Exploreum birthday parties are popular and book several weeks in advance so plan early. Full payment is required to reserve your party. Birthdays can only be booked on Saturdays at this time. Please see our cancellation information after STEP 4 below.

All Birthday Party’s Include:
• Private Party room for 60 minutes
• Hands on STEM program
• All-day General Admission for up to 30 guests*+ Birthday child and two adults ($320+ value)
• Dedicated Birthday Host for the duration of the Private Party room
• Juice Pouches**

• Colored Tablecloths, napkins, and plates
• Themed Decorations**

• $20 in Exploreum Bucks for the Birthday Child.


* Total number of guests includes every child age 2+ and adult at the party

**Other than your birthday cake, no outside food, drinks, decorations or balloons are allowed.




EXPLORER PARTY:  $350 /$295 Members

Dino Bash!
Aspiring paleontologists will have the opportunity to press Dino skeletons into a sample of clay to create their own make-and-take dinosaur fossils!
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Under the Sea
Dive into this fun-filled underwater theme by learning the science of deep-sea bubbles and have a blast making some of your own!
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Rumble in the Jungle
Get ready for a rumble in the jungle! Make your own quicksand and learn how to escape this perilous concoction.
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Mad Scientist
Do you have a budding young scientist at home? Select this theme that turns your guests into chemists and make their very own slime!
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Out of this World
Shuttles, planets and more! This theme is perfect for the aspiring young astronaut. Learn the science of rocket propulsion with an out-of-this-world experiment!
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ADVENTURE PARTY:  $400/$340 Members

Reptile Rumble
Rendezvous with an Exploreum reptile as you learn all about these cold-blooded critters. Guests will have the chance to meet and even touch one of our reptile friends that reside in our very own Science Squad Headquarters!
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Magic 101
Guests will be dazzled with blazing magic tricks performed by our wonderful birthday host! Guests will be amazed as our host experiments with flame throwing, disappearing water, and even invisible ink!
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Extreme Science
Join us for some chilling fun! Your birthday child and host will freeze up a batch of liquid nitrogen ice cream for guests and turn air to a solid, liquid, and back to a gas again! It’s a chilling experience!

Junior Detectives
Learn what it takes to solve a mystery at the Junior Detective party! Guests will examine fingerprints and become Exploreum Super Sleuths at this mysterious party!
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We offer Special Experience birthday parties for some of our traveling exhibits.

Please call 1-251-208-6880 for our current offerings.


STEP 3: PERSONALIZE YOUR PARTY!  (Tax will be added to each Add-On Option)*
• Additional Guests – $8/person
• Ice Cream Cup – $1 each
• 16” Cheese Pizza (w/Pepperoni add $2 per pizza) – $14 each (MAX of 4 pizzas per party)
• All Beef Hotdogs (tray of 12) – $25
• Chips – $1 each

*All food orders must be made at least two weeks in advance and paid in full at time of order.

Email cafe@exploreum.com

(Please include the following information: Name, Phone number, date of party and food order)

**Other than your birthday cake, no outside food, drinks, decorations or balloons are allowed.




PCI Digital Dome Movie – $6/person

Animal Encounter* – $75 (Animal Encounters are approximately 30 minutes)
*Animals are selected by our Education staff based on availability and therefore cannot be requested.

Discovery Demo – $50 (Discovery Demos are approximately 20 minutes)

Available Demos:
• Human Torch
• Disappearing Water
• Liquid Nitrogen Science – Shrinking Balloons
• Liquid Nitrogen Science – Shatter Flowers

All Discovery Demos and Animal Encounters are located in the theater lobby lab, “The Fish Bowl’.


Payment and Cancellation Policy
• Full payment is due to reserve your party and a credit card must be on file to complete your reservation
• $100 of the full payment will be a non-refundable deposit
• Your credit card on file will be charged for additional guests on the day of the event
• If you cancel your party in writing 30 days prior to your event, you will be refunded the full amount paid minus the $100 deposit
• If you cancel your party in writing 15-29 days prior to your event, you will be refunded 50% of the amount paid minus the $100 deposit

If you cancel your party within 14 days of your event, no monies paid will be refunded.