National Building Museum

Morning Birthday Party

Saturday, October 22, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
National Building Museum

Birthday-Party-2012_Photo-Credit-Kevin-Allen-(14).jpgCelebrate Your Child’s Birthday at the Museum!

Provide an unforgettable birthday at the Museum for your children and their friends! Birthday parties at the Museum are 1.5 hours long and for children ages 3-6. Parties are a National Building Museum membership benefit and are available only to Family-level members or higher.

Members must be signed in to access free tickets. For instructions click here.

The initial cost includes:

  • 1.5-hour party, plus 30 minutes of set-up time for the party host 
  • T-shirt for the birthday child to take home
  • Goodie bags for all participating children to keep
  • A hands-on craft activity facilitated by a museum teacher
  • Themed party hats to wear at the museum
  • Free play time in a museum classroom
  • Participating children and six adults recieve admission to the exhibits as part of the birthday party package


$350 for the first 15 children

$15/child for any additional participating child guest, up to maximum of 20 children

Choose from one of three themes:

All Aboard! Train Construction: Children become train engineers for the day. They investigate all kinds of trains, and design and construct their own train using a variety of craft materials. Child engineers don conductor hats and “drive” trains along the tracks on a colorful floor map.

Brick Bonanza: Children put on construction hats and explore architecture as they design and construct their own buildings using thousands of LEGO® bricks. Families can choose between standard bricks or Duplo, based on the guest age range.

Castles and Crowns: Children have a royally fun time investigating types of castles. Wearing their own crowns, each guest builds their dream castle, complete with towers, dragons, and gems. 

Parties must be held on the selected date and time. To be eligible for a refund or to reschedule a birthday party, the Museum must receive a written request no later than three weeks prior to the confirmed party date. If a party is canceled due to inclement weather, the Museum will reschedule the program or provide a full refund.

Review our party policies for additional information before you book.

Image courtesy of Kevin Allen.