Planning a birthday party for a curious child who loves to tinker and learn new things? These museums offer plenty to discover:
Bakken Museum | Minneapolis
Celebrate with an hour of exploration in the experience gallery and thirty minutes of reserved table time. For two-hour parties, kids can engineer their own party favors with a staff member. | Ages 5-13, for up to 16 children | $300 & up
Bell Museum of Natural History | St Paul
Weekend 90-min birthday party packages include private party rooms with themed décor and special activities. Admission to the Planetarium may be added on. | Ages 5-12 | $300 | Parties must be booked at least three weeks in advance.
Leonardo’s Basement | Minneapolis
Themes may include invention, woodworking, recycled sculpture or jewelry making.
Ages 6-adult | $25 per kid $200 minimum, no deposit | Reserve 3 weeks prior recommended.
Sea Life Aquarium | Bloomington, Mall of America
Parties under the sea with a variety of package options | All ages | $120 & up
Science Museum of Minnesota | St Paul
Science exporation customized to fit your birthday party guests | Ages 4-12 | $195 & up
The Works Museum | Bloomington
Exploration in the experience gallery and more | All ages | $175 & up