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Gateway Science Museum

Children's Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties at Gateway

enjoy a 2 hour birthday party for children 12 years and under

Parties include:

  • Hands-on activity of your choice

  • Dedicated curiosity guide

  • Party space for gifts and celebrations

  • A small gift for the birthday child

SCHEDULE YOUR BIRTHDAY PARTY!(opens in new window)

For more more information, please email or call 530-898-4121.

activities: wildlife, garden, forensics, astronomy, candy chemistry, non-newtonian fluids, circuits, birds of prey

Party cost includes up to 12 children and 4 adult chaperones. Additional participating adults and children may be possible with additional fee of $7 each and at the discretion of Gateway staff. A maximum of 16 children can be accommodated. EZ up tents available for additional fee.

Cost is $175 for non-members, $150 for members*. Reservations are subject to availability. $50 non-refundable deposit due at reservation. PAYMENT IN FULL and number of participants is required at least one week in advance. Refunds for cancellations available with minimum 72 hour notice, less deposit. *Membership must be current at the time of payment.  

Groups and parties visiting Gateway are responsible for following parking requirements.